Excelerate Lab Mentors

Rob Schultz

Rob Schultz (@trivc)

Managing Director

Rob Schultz is a Managing Director of IllinoisVENTURES. He oversees the information technologies practice area. Rob is the Founder and former CEO of DigitalWork, Inc., a small business Internet services company. As CEO, Rob led the company in building an award-winning service, raising substantial funding from top-tier venture firms, leading the Company through an IPO process. Prior to DigitalWork, Rob was a consultant with McKinsey and Company and Deloitte and Touche. In 2000, Rob was a Year 2000 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year finalist. Rob received an MBA in finance from the University of Chicago and a bachelor's degree in economics from Northwestern University.