Richard Rovner is Vice President of Marketing for MathWorks, the makers of MATLAB & Simulink.  He leads the worldwide marketing organization of 400+ people responsible for strategic planning; product and technology strategy; industry, academia, and field marketing; digital marketing; corporate communications; and marketing planning and operations.  Before joining MathWorks in this role in 2001, Richard held senior marketing and sales positions at SAS, the largest statistical software company in the world.  He spent the first part of his career in purely technical roles, working for ten years developing applications in computer vision and image processing, machine learning and artificial intelligence, simulation, and statistical analysis.  He has a B.S. in Applied Mathematics from Carnegie Mellon University and an M.S. in Computer Science from George Washington University.

Richard has been a member of Advocates’ Board of Directors since 2021.