KENNETT SQUARE, Pa., Dec. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- UNEQUAL® Technologies, the leading provider of athletic protective wear featuring a patented military-grade composite, has added Bart Robertson as its chief information officer, effective immediately. Robertson joins Unequal from Microsoft Corporation, where he spent the previous 21 years in leadership positions focused on social media, cloud computing, e-commerce, sales and marketing.
"Bart enjoyed a very successful career at Microsoft," said Unequal CEO Rob Vito. "He possesses great knowledge and experience in the technology world, and his passion to work toward reducing risk of injuries in the sports industry led him to Unequal. We're thrilled to have a professional of his caliber join the Unequal team."
Robertson brings extensive business and technical leadership and spent the previous three years leading a social media startup that powers microsoft.com and other mega-websites. Under Robertson's leadership, the business grew to over 3 million transactions per day in under two years, and delivered 1 billion transactions in only 28 months.
A middle school football coach for seven seasons, Robertson has watched his son and countless youth grow up with the sport of football.
"I've seen first-hand the need for improved protection in youth sports, and from the first time I tested Unequal's EXO Armor, I knew Unequal had the potential to revolutionize the protection industry," said Robertson. "I look forward to contributing to Unequal's success as it continues to grow as a company."
Robertson received three Circle of Excellence Awards during his time with Microsoft in addition to more than 20 national and regional awards for leadership, execution excellence, customer satisfaction and competitive sales. Robertson earned his bachelor's degree from the University of Texas at Dallas and resides in Austin, TX.
To learn more about UNEQUAL® Technologies, visit unequal.com.
About UNEQUAL Technologies
With a mission to protect people in sports, work, life and the military UNEQUAL Technologies is the leading provider of supplemental protection technology. A fusion of military-grade, battle-tested composites engineered for maximum protection, Unequal produces superior shock-blocking properties that may help dramatically reduce impact shock and blunt force trauma generated by sports and military encounters. Professionals in the NFL, NHL and MLB, as well as college and youth athletes in football, baseball, lacrosse, extreme sports, contact sports and other activities, wear Unequal's protective head and body gear. With more than 67 international and U.S. patents and patents pending, Unequal has been tested by independent certified laboratories, OEM facilities and top universities. Unequal is the proud recipient of the DuPont™ Kevlar® Innovation Award and is one of Forbes' 100 Most Promising Companies. For more information, visit www.unequal.com.
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