Robert Stumberger serves 501 Commons as our Client Engagement Manager for Technology Services.
Previously, Robert has been an Executive Service Corps consultant for Springboard and Volunteer Impact Program cohorts, and Lead Consultant for the Deep Dive cohorts, working with nonprofits to help improve their use of technology. A long-term board member of Seattle's On the Boards contemporary performance space, Robert has funded and advised artists and arts organizations in Seattle and Portland.
Prior experience in Seattle included program management in Microsoft's Natural Language Group and Speech Technology teams, delivering speech and linguistic components to Microsoft product teams. In Los Angeles, Robert developed start-up and research systems for language understanding, information extraction, and machine translation.
Robert has master's and bachelor's degrees in Engineering from Brown University, Providence RI.
Fun fact: Robert has enjoyed jellyfish in Seoul, century egg in Beijing, and fugu (blowfish) in Tokyo.