Rob Walch was inducted into the Podcasting Hall of Fame in 2016. Rob is the Vice President of Libsyn Enterprise and Platform Partnerships, having joined Libsyn (LSYN) in 2007, Prior to joining Libsyn he founded podCast411, Inc in 2004. Rob is Co-Author of the book “Tricks of the Podcasting Masters” - Que 2006, an editors pick as a Top 10 Reference book for 2006 by Amazon.com. Rob was listed as the 5th most influential person in podcasting according to the book “Podcasting for Dummies” – Wiley Press 2005. He has consulted on podcasting for Jack Welch, Senator Edwards, Governor Bill Richardson, Noah Shanok (Stitcher), Tim Ferriss, Dr. Mark Hyman, eBay and the Sacramento Kings/Monarchs to name just a few. Rob is a member of the IAB Podcasting Working groups that wrote the IAB V2 podcast guidelines.
Rob started podcasting in 2004, and is the host of the award winning podCast411 podcast, where he has interviewed such prominent podcasters as Quincy Jones, Walt Mossberg, Colin Ferguson (Eureka), Ronald Moore (Executive Producer of Battlestar Galactica), Phil Gordon (World Series of Poker), Larry Kudlow (CNBC’s Kudlow and Company) and Leo Laporte (TechTV, G4 TV). Additionally Rob is host of Today in iOS (iPhone) Podcast – The first and largest podcast about the iPhone - www.todayinios.com and also the KC Startup 411 podcast which covers the Kansas City Start up scene - www.kcstartup411.com
Since 2004 Rob has presented at well over 200 events on the subject of podcasting and New Media including NAB, the Newspaper Association of America Marketing Conference, the US Latino Film Festival, the Corporate Podcasting Summit, The Association for Women in Communications 2006 Annual Professional Conference, Social Media 2007, Ad-Tech, Podcast Movement, New Media Expo, Podfest, NRB, and Blogworld Expo.
In 2004 Rob received his MBA from the University of Connecticut. He also has an Engineering degree from the University of Dayton.
- Making the Move from Independent to Network Podcaster
- Monday, April 17 • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM PT
- New Media Show LIVE! How Podcasting Can Continue to Grow
- Tuesday, April 18 • 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM PT