In his role he works with the US Federal Government, ushering in the era of Artificial Intelligence. Robbins has more than 30 years of industry experience providing IT solutions for our nation’s warfighters and citizens, which includes delivering more than $20B in revenue.
Prior to NVIDIA, he was Vice President, Global Defense, AT&T Business Solutions – Global Public Sector where he was responsible for delivering integrated solutions that drive innovation, modernize networks, provide advanced cyber capabilities and mobilize the warfighter. Before joining AT&T, Robbins was Vice President of Federal at Brocade where he led sales, engineering and the partner ecosystem that support defense, civilian and intelligence agencies as well as systems integrators. Previously, Robbins held numerous leadership positions including Senior Vice President of North America Public Sector at Oracle; Vice President, Federal at Sun Microsystems, Inc.; and Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales and President of SGI Federal at Silicon Graphics, Inc. (SGI).
Robbins was recently named by WashExec as one of the Top 25 Innovative Leaders to watch. AFCEA International presented him with the 2018 Leadership Award. Executive Mosaic recognized Robbins for his work in Artificial Intelligence & Network Modernization vision by inducting him into the 2019 and 2016 Wash 100, their annual selection of influential leaders. In 2018 and 2015, he was selected as a FedScoop 50 Industry Leadership Award Winner. Robbins was also recognized as a Federal 100 Award Winner in 2013. Currently, he sits on both the AFCEA-DC and USO Metropolitan Washington-Baltimore Board of Directors. He’s the Executive Vice President of the AFCEA-DC Chapter and has been the Chairperson of their annual signature event – the Winter Gala – which has generated more than $500,000 to local communities for STEM under his leadership.
Robbins has a B.S. from Jacksonville State University in Alabama. In 1998, he was awarded the JSU Alumnus of the Year.