Jim Garrettson, chief executive officer of Executive Mosaic, presented Anthony Robbins, vice president of NVIDIA’s public sector and 2019 Wash100 Award recipient, with the Chairman’s Award for his first year chairing the Artificial Intelligence 4×24 Group for Executive Mosaic’s 4×24 program.
Robbins is also a two-time Wash100 Award recipient as a result of his leadership and role in the development of emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence, robotics and machine learning. The Wash100 is the premier group of private and public sector leaders selected by Executive Mosaic’s organizational and editorial leadership as the most influential leaders in the GovCon sector.
Robbins joined NVIDIA in his current role in Oct. 2017. In the position, he’s responsible for building and leading the North American Public Sector business for the company and assists the governments across North America to leverage GPU’s and the CUDA programming model to usher in a new era of artificial intelligence and other emerging technologies.
Prior to joining NVIDIA, Robbins served as the vice president of AT&T’s Global Defense business between June 2016 and Oct. 2017. From Aug. 2011 to June 2016, Robbins was the vice president of Brocade and he was the senior vice president of Oracle Corp. between Feb. 2010 and Aug. 2011. He was also the vice president of Sales for Sun Microsystems from Jul. 2006 and Jan. 2010, and served in a variety of senior leadership roles for SGI between 2006 and 1994.
In addition, Robbins has served as the executive vice president of AFCEA DC since Sept. 2013 and was chairman of the 41st, 42nd and 43rd AFCEA Winter Gala between 2016 and 2017. He attended Walker College, which was acquired by the University of Alabama Birmingham and graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business and Marketing from Jacksonville State University in 1982 while also playing four years of college basketball on a full scholarship.