Craig Roah began his career in Long Beach working in the Commercial Contracts division for Boeing in Long beach. He left the aviation business and spent 15+ years in the technology space in search of the faster pace of startup life. Craig successfully started 3 companies before co-founding the Rubicon Project in 2007 where he served as COO and sat on the Board of Directors. Craig oversaw the growth of the company from zero to over 300 employees in 6 countries. The company went public on the NYSE in 2014 (RUBI) at which time Craig left the company and board full time. For the next several years, Craig spread his time across multiple opportunities. He formed a company that is involved in several real estate and retail projects. Craig served as a Principal at The Hive Data, a technology venture firm, and he served as a director and advisor for several AdTech startups. As a pilot since 1995, in 2016 Craig decided that it was time to return to aviation to allow him to combine his passion for aviation with his entrepreneurial spirit. He is now a Multi-Engine Commercial pilot with 2000+ flight hours. He has a great passion for Aviation, sports, and his family of 5.
Craig received a B.A. in Business Economics from the University of California, Los Angeles, and an M.B.A from some other LA school