Cincinnati partner Robert W. McDonald has been named to the InnovateOhio Advisory Board. Chaired by Lt. Governor Jon Husted, InnovateOhio aims to use technology to improve Ohioans' lives and streamline government operations.
Governor Mike DeWine stated:
"Innovate Ohio will take a leading role in technology projects across the state. It will coordinate projects across our administration to use data to change the way we solve problems. Already, Innovate Ohio is working to better collect and use data across agencies in important areas involving the opioid crisis, workforce development, and children’s initiatives."
Rob has garnered a reputation as a trusted advisor to clients of varying sizes and industries; including emerging companies, government institutions, research institutions and sports franchises.
Rob is also well known for his work assisting entrepreneurs with business formation, fundraising, compensation, securities, commercialization, mergers and acquisitions and other matters pertinent to emerging businesses. In addition to his role as a partner at Taft, Rob is the co-founder of The Brandery, a top business accelerator, and co-manages Vine Street Ventures, a venture capital firm dedicated to investing in web and mobile technology.