Episode 11

Published on:

15th Sep 2020

The Kind Side of Chaos with Robert Grey, CEO of IntelliDyne

Robert (Rob) Grey serves as the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of IntelliDyne. After the company opened its doors in 1999, Rob acted as President and CEO until 2008, when he took on the role of Chairman for over a decade. During his first term as CEO, IntelliDyne experienced explosive growth, making the Deloitte Fast 500 for North America in 2005 and the Deloitte Fast 50 for the Washington Metropolitan Area in 2006 and 2007. Rob is also a founder and partner in several other technology ventures.

Rob has over 20 years of diversified leadership experience in the technology sector. Before founding IntelliDyne, he held engineering, management, and business development positions at Electronic Data Systems and BTG, Inc. supporting multiple large-scale IT programs for various Federal Agencies.

He holds a B.A. from George Mason University, is a graduate from the EDS Systems Engineering Development program, and serves on the Board of Trustees for Fishburne Military School.

Highlights covered in this episode:

  • How adversities shape the trajectory of our life
  • The impact of mentor/mentee- ship on personal and professional development
  • The journey of a start-up and going out on your own
  • How IntelliDyne stepped-up for employees during the pandemic

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About the Podcast

The NoVA Business Podcast
A series of interviews with Northern Virginia's most influential business leaders.
The NoVA Business podcast is a stream of interviews with NoVA's leading entrepreneurs, business owners, and executives.

Northern Virginia is America’s best-known secret. With Ranking #1 in the nation for workforce and education and #3 for business friendliness, NoVA is a hotspot for the world’s top talent and entrepreneurs. There's no question why companies like Amazon and Capital One call NoVA home for their headquarters.

On this podcast, we will share the inspiring stories of leaders who are shaping the community around us. Listen to the challenges they have overcome, the lessons learned, and the vision they have moving forward. Get ready for a series of epic conversations!

The NoVA Business Podcast is sponsored by The Business Benefits Group.

About your hosts

Jessica Du Bois

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Jessica Du Bois is a consultant and advisor for employee benefits, working with dozens of companies in the D.C. region. Creating The NoVA Business Podcast became one of Jessica's goals after working with many of the incredible business leaders in Northern Virginia.

The podcast is a collection of stories that tell us the trials and successes that have formed the community around us. No gimmicks. No paid interviews. Just real-life storytelling of the friends and leaders that inspire you.

When Jessica isn't interviewing for the podcast or advising on benefits, you can find her coaching boxing classes or training for her next half marathon.

Derek Winn

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As a corporate health care strategist, Derek has had the unique opportunity to partner with hundreds of leading and admired businesses across Northern Virginia. Given his role, he has been able to witness and support businesses during the best of times as well as the worst of times.

These stories are the fuel for the Northern Virginia Business Podcast - the only podcast focused exclusively on the founders, leaders, and heroes in our own backyard of Northern Virginia.

These stories are intended to captivate and inspire those who continue to shape the landscape of Northern Virginia.

While he spends the majority of his time working in Fairfax, he has the most fun at home in Warrenton with his family.