About Bob

Mr. Bob Wood is the founder and the CEO of Nexxus Partners and the President and founder of Pinnacle Institute, a marketing and technology consulting company for the direct sales industry since 2004.

Mr. Wood has extensive network marketing experience as a technology and business consultant for many network marketing companies in all areas including back-office operations, order processing, payment processing, accounting, finance, customer service, downline management, compensation plans, self-replicated websites, marketing tools, lead generation, sales management, sales training, personal productivity tools and sales force support.

Previously Mr. Wood was a senior technologist for over 25 years with both Ross Perot and Bill Gates companies and founded Shabang.com during the Internet gold rush, raising $15M and building it to a $200M corporation.  He also founded the underlying technology company, WinTech, Inc. in 1995 and has served as its President & CEO from its inception.

From 1998 to 2001, Mr. Wood served as the Chief Technology Officer, President & CEO, and Chairman of the Board of Directors for Shabang.com, an online e-commerce solution for merchants. Mr. Wood architected and built the first Internet product search engine that was the predecessor to Froogle, Amazon and eBay shopping.

From 1990 to 1995, Mr. Wood served as Senior Consultant and Developer with Microsoft Corporation. While at Microsoft he was responsible for assisting both the management and technical staffs of Fortune 500 corporations in understanding, architecting and constructing distributed application architectures.

Mr. Wood is a regular speaker at entrepreneurial forums training business professionals on marketing strategies and the “Secrets of Online Marketing”.  He provides consulting services on all aspects of business including organizational performance, sales and marketing strategies, employee productivity and retention, successful solution implementation, technology leverage and custom software development.

Mr. Wood’s areas of technology expertise include solution development discipline and methodology, component-based application architecture, business process re-engineering, user interface design analysis, legacy system integration, multi-lingual solutions, relational data modeling, system development tools, technical instruction and project management.

Mr. Wood has twenty-five years experience with over fifty corporations as an Information Technology Consultant, Systems Analyst, Systems Programmer, Application Developer, System Tools Developer and Systems Architect in the corporate and commercial software development environments.  He is also chief architect of the Hyper-Object Technology (HOT) application architecture.

Mr. Wood is an original member of the International Methodology Team that developed the Microsoft Solution Framework (MSF) and the Microsoft Solution Development Discipline (SDD).  As a methodology evangelist and Certified Master Trainer, Mr. Wood traveled throughout the United States building development teams and architecting client server systems for Microsoft clients.

In addition to his regular consulting and management responsibilities, Mr. Wood was published in the Microsoft Systems Journal, published the blue book on “Re-engineering Software Development”, and presented numerous executive lectures for Fortune 500 corporations on “Re-engineering Software Development”.