Mentor

Rob Taylor

President, BlackLocus

Rob has two decades of experience on founding teams and early stage operations, including three venture backed businesses and one IPO. Rob currently serves as the President of BlackLocus, a SaaS software company focused on pricing and assortment intelligence and recently acquired by The Home Depot. Prior to BlackLocus, Rob was one of the early execs at TrueCar, Inc, an auto pricing and buying service disrupting the way cars are bought and sold, where he started and scaled Truecar.com (the consumer-focused division). Rob was also a founding team member of Pricelock, another disruptive software company helping companies and individuals protect against fuel and commodity price volatility.

Rob lives in Austin, TX with his wife Renee, toddler Jack and hypertensive mini-Schnauzer Klaus. Rob’s passion outside of family and startups is road cycling in Texas hill country.