CEO and Founder of Switch and The Rob Roy inNEVation Center Recognized for Local Philanthropic Efforts
LAS VEGAS – May 8, 2013 – St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Las Vegas honored Switch CEO and Founder Rob Roy and wife Stella Roy for their philanthropic contributions to the community during the Las Vegas Honors St. Jude “An Affair of the Art” Grand Gala. Rob and Stella Roy were recognized at the Lou Ruvo Brain Institute on Saturday, May 4 at the grand gala event.
Rob Roy’s community contributions have supported the economic diversity and vitality of Las Vegas and southern Nevada. Rob Roy is the leading technology entrepreneur in Las Vegas.
Rob and Stella Roy are founders and major donors of the Smith Center for Performing Arts located in Las Vegas. Rob Roy is also a supporter of the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. In addition, Rob Roy is recognized for his commitment to the technology industry, the Las Vegas business community and as a board member on the Governor’s Office of Economic Development, which works to bring economic diversity to Nevada.
Rob Roy’s other contributions include The Rob Roy inNEVation Center, Las Vegas SuperACCELERATOR, CANVAS and NV Angels, all programs created to spearhead community collaboration and support the growth of technology in Las Vegas.
About St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
The mission of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is to advance cures, and means of prevention, for pediatric catastrophic diseases through research and treatment. Consistent with the vision of our founder Danny Thomas, no child is denied treatment based on race, religion or a family’s ability to pay.
Switch is the developer of the world-renowned SUPERNAPs, the largest, best-designed technology ecosystem in the world. Switch provides the world’s safest colocation, most affordable connectivity, and a robust cloud ecosystem. The SUPERNAPs represent innovation, security and reliability for more than 500 global clients, from passionate startups to the world’s Fortune 100 powerhouses.
Rob Roy, CEO and founder of Switch, is a technology innovator and designer of the Switch SUPERNAPs. Rob Roy’s 218 patented and patent pending claims on data center systems, designs and related industry technologies, have truly changed the technology landscape.
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