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Bob Levy

Entrepreneur • Advisor Greater Boston Area, US

CEO, Virtual Cove (Holographic Data Visualization)

CEO, Virtual Cove (Holographic Data Visualization)

8 vouches

Primary Skillsets

  • Data Science
  • Product
  • Operations
  • Marketing
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Primary Cofounder Skillsets

  • • Data Science
  • • Product
  • • Operations
  • • Marketing

Involved In


LifeRaft Inc.
Liferaft - Social Navigator Inc.


CEO Virtual Cove April 2016 - present
Board Member Liferaft - Social Navigator Inc. August 2015 - present
Advisor 2015 - present
Product Management MathWorks 2012 - 2014
Director, Product Management Harte-Hanks Trillium Software 2011 - 2012
Product Management IBM 2006 - 2009
Founding President Boston Product Management Association (BPMA) May 2001 - December 2002
Vice President of Product Management Hancock Software, Inc. 2014 - March 2016
Sr. Product Manager IBM 2006 - 2009
Project Leader FastLane Technologies Inc. 1999 - 2000
Entrepreneur Virtual Developments Inc. 1997 - 1999


Dalhousie University Entrepreneurship 1996 - 1998

Interested In

Cofounder With
  • • Enterprise Sales
Markets of Interest
  • • Enterprise Software
  • • Financial Services
  • • Data & Analytics
  • • Productivity Tools
  • • Cloud Services
  • • Commerce

You Should Know About Me

Key Strengths

Market research • Enterprise software • Product management • Analytics • Product Marketing • Strategy • Technology Strategy

Key Accomplishments

Click to edit summarySoftware executive with over two decades of product management, PLM, marketing and R&D experience with firms including IBM, Mathworks, Hancock Software, Harte Hanks & Rational Software.

Founding President (emeritus), Boston Product Management Association (

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Eduardo Capouya
We worked together  •  Co-Founder and CTO - LifeRaft, Social Navigator Inc. and Director of IT, Citrus Mobile Solutions (TxT2Look Inc.).
Bob has been an extremely valuable advisor and board member to our company. His advice has been very useful in helping us with product-marke ... t fit, product lifecycle and product management. Bob is always responsive and willing to help in any way he can. Any tech company would be lucky to have Bob as an advisor.
Michael Brown
They're my current cofounder  •  Founder, nDash Marketing. Previously Sr. Content Marketing Manager, uTest.
They should really give you the option to select more than 3 areas of strength when recommending someone, because Bob excels in all of these ... realms. His knowledge and advice - on matters ranging from product launch and coding, to pricing and exit strategy - has been invaluable for me and my team. He would be a terrific addition for any startup.
John Gallinaugh
They're my friends  •  Co Founder and CEO of LifeRaft - Social Navigator Inc., Social Navigator Inc..
I have relied on Bob's advice for years and I certainly appreciate the value he brings. He's a tech guru with business savvy and has signifi ... cant experience in those areas most entrepreneurs need to succeed. He’s also a trusted source with an extensive knowledge base that you can rely on knowing he has your best interest at heart This continues to be my experience and given the opportunity, I highly recommend you engage Bob as an Advisor.
Isabella Brown
We worked together  •  Senior User Experience Architect, Mobiquity, Inc.. Previously Lead UX Designer, Pongr, Inc..
He is extremely knowledgeable about product management and development processes.
Darrel Raynor
Member, Mentors Guild and Past President (pro bono), Austin IIBA Chapter.
I knew Bob before his hair was grey and he was full of knowledge then. He has done great things since and continues to inspire others.
Susan Amsel
We worked together  •  Senior Portfolio Manager, Authoria. University of Michigan grad.
Bob has been working with startups for years and is an extraordinary entrepreneurial leader.
Amisha Thakkar
They're my friends  •  Product Manager, UpToDate - Wolters Kluwer Health. University at Buffalo grad.
Bob has nearly two decades worth of experience building products. Bob has done every aspect of building and launching software products. He ... has been a CTO, advised many people and companies and mentored me. Bob's concept for his startup is phenomenal. Given his breadth knowledge, depth of experience, focus on user needs, attention to detail he will succeed.
Barry Graham
We worked together  •  Intern, IBM United Kingdom Ltd.
Bob is very passionate about everything he does, and he does whatever he does, well. I've known him for a long time and I know he has a bri ... lliant mind and can do anything he sets out to do.

Eduardo Capouya
They're my advisor  •  Co-Founder and CTO - LifeRaft, Social Navigator Inc. and Director of IT, Citrus Mobile Solutions (TxT2Look Inc.).
Eduardo's skill finding the right technology to solve market and business challenges is a tremendous asset. He has the right mix of technic ... al expertise and empathy for users' needs to solve tough product-market fit issues, positioning ventures for high growth.

Brett Murphy
They're my friends  •  Director of Business Development, Industrial Internet of Things, RTI. Stanford grad.
I've known Brett's work and reputation at MathWorks and recommend him highly. He'd be a great advisor helping incubate an early stage ventu ... re.