Robert Post

Chairman and CEO at Knowland

Robert Post

Robert (Bob) Post is currently the Chief Executive Officer at Knowland, a provider of hospitality software to properties looking to regain control of their profitability. Bob joined Knowland in May, 2019 to lead them through their next phase of growth. Bob is also the Executive Chairman of FranConnect and is a former Board Member of The Monaker Group.

As an entrepreneur and veteran software company executive, Bob excels at leading tech companies through mid-cap stages of growth, including exit strategies. Bob specializes in restructuring and operational turnarounds for private equity and public entities. He focuses his efforts on businesses with growth paths from $10m to $200m in revenue.

As a Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer and other executive leadership roles, Bob has worked with many high-growth companies including TravelCLICK, FranConnect, Cloud5 Communications and Oracle Hospitality. In addition, he provides executive-level consulting on Technology and Distribution technology to Travel and Hospitality industry brands including Marriott, Amadeus, and IHG.

Bob was recognized as the CEO of the Year by the Illinois Information Technology Association and named a finalist for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award. He earned a Bachelor of Science from Duquesne University and attended the Advanced Management Program with Wharton School of Business. When Bob is not working, he enjoys spending time with his family and time on the golf course in sunny Kitty Hawk, North Carolina where he resides with his wife. As one of his personal philanthropic organizations, Bob is a strong supporter of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.

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