Roger has extensive experience leading and growing technology businesses. He is currently President of IgnitionOne, formerly named SearchIgnite and founded by Mr. Barnette. He he has grown the business from inception to one of the world's largest digital media platforms. IgnitionOne was ranked one of the best places to work in Atlanta by the Atlanta Business Chronicle. Prior growth leadership positions include Biltmore Communications (acquired by DIRECTV) and eTour (acquired by

Roger has received numerous awards including the Atlanta Internet Marketer of The Year award and Emory’s Goizueta Business School Outstanding Recent Alumni award. He is a member of YPO - Southern 7 Chapter and is a mentor at Techstars Atlanta. Roger is a frequent guest speaker at industry conferences and is regularly cited in major media outlets. He holds a MBA from Emory University’s Goizueta School of Business and a BS in Computer and Electrical Engineering from the University of South Carolina.