Robert Davis is the Founder, and President of SmarterSelect, a Dallas, TX-based SaaS company that provides online application management services to scholarship, grant, and award providers such as foundations, universities, corporations, and associations. Before that, he served as President and CEO of network management firms Tavve Software and Oculan. He has served as a VP and General Manager at IBM/Tivoli Systems. Mr. Davis held several executive roles and was one of the first employees with The Tigon Corporation, a $250M telecom startup acquired by Lucent/Avaya. He has a BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin and an MBA from Southern Methodist University.