Bobby Vernon is an accomplished entrepreneur, having started, managed, and sold several companies. He received his MBA from Duke University and his undergraduate degree from Georgetown University where he played varsity football for the Hoyas. He was a three-year starter at defensive back and led the team in interceptions his senior year.
Since graduating Georgetown, Bobby has had a fascinating business career. He co-founded ProcessMaker, Inc, with his best friend, Brian Reale in 2000. ProcessMaker is a no-code/low-code process automation solution provider focusing primarily on solutions in banking, higher education, and manufacturing. ProcessMaker makes it easy for business analysts to collaborate with IT to automate complex business processes connecting people and existing company systems. Headquartered in Durham, North Carolina, ProcessMaker has hundreds of commercial customers and an active open-source community of thousands of users. Organizations rely on ProcessMaker to digitally transform their core business processes, enabling faster decision making, improved compliance, and better performance.
Between 2002 and 2015, Bobby also founded and sold two financial insurance distribution businesses, bought, turned around, and sold a manufacturing company, and has invested and consulted with several startup companies. Prior to his entrepreneurial ventures, Bobby was an executive with Reliance Group Holdings based in Buenos Aires, Argentina and Sao Paulo, Brazil. He started his career in New York with American International Group in 1994.
Bobby is also a public speaker and has spoken about entrepreneurship, corporate governance, financial liability, insure tech, and insurance distribution at both small and large companies over the past twenty years. He has also spoken at many notable conferences namely the 1998 and 2005 PLUS conferences in Palm Springs and Boston, respectively, the 2006 C5 Conference in London, UK, and the 1998 World Research conference in Miami, FL. Bobby has also spoken at various football events and clinics including the 2016 Glazier football clinic in Tampa, FL as well as University of Miami’s 2017 coaching clinic.
Bobby is a high school football coach, bestselling author, a university professor, and remains active as both an investor and board member in the financial insurance and technology industries.