Bob Kerr

COO & Founder

Swish's continuous improvement efforts and development of a high-velocity culture are rooted in Bob’s early efforts, the essence of which he continues today.


As Founder and Chief Operating Officer (COO), Bob brings unique perspective leading Swish’s strategic relationships, suppliers, and vendors, as well as the company’s quoting, pricing and estimating functions. He is credited with bringing together the original Swish team in 2006, and was principally responsible for the company’s early success and very good reputation enjoyed today in the Federal Market.

Prior to Swish, Bob worked for Syncsort for eleven years, holding positions in Sales and Sales Management. There he was instrumental in defining and executing the sales, marketing, and product strategies for Backup Express. Most notably, he was responsible for starting the company’s successful Federal practice.

With a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from Clarkson University, Bob remains actively involved in the Alumni Association and is a longstanding Advisory Board member of the University’s Reh Center for Entrepreneurship.