Robert Semaan

A serial entrepreneur these past 15 years, Rob Semaan has launched three successful enterprises that have revolutionized their respective fields and currently serves on the Board of Directors for a number of successful companies across a wide range of industries in the South Pacific. Rob Semaan was born and raised in Sydney, Australia, and excelled academically in high school, achieving the highest class grades in math, English, German, and economics, and winning several academic awards. After two years of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (LDS) missionary service in Singapore, Rob Semaan undertook studies in Commerce and Law at Bond University in Queensland, earning two degrees with first class honors in 1995. Rob Semaan was attracted by entrepreneurial opportunities in the U.S. and moved to St. Louis, Missouri after graduation, where he assisted in launching Access US, an Internet services provider. As CEO, Rob Semaan grew the company some 300% annually, expanding its services to more than 250 regional markets. Access US continues to operate successfully to this day, providing a wide range of communications services for businesses. In 2001, Rob Semaan co-founded 321 Studios, a pioneer in DVD backup, recovery, and repair software. With over ten software titles available through every major U.S. software retailer at its peak, Rob Semaan led a company with 400 employees and revenues of $125 million a year. Rob Semaan teamed with Bessemer Venture Partners, a highly respected venture capital firm, in expanding medical body shaping company fig. from 2005 to 2007. At its peak, fig. had grown to command 500 medical and support staff employees, revenues of over $85 million, and 15 locations nationwide.