Speaking History

Speaker at Money20/20 2016

Session Information

Steve Robert

CEO & Co-Founder
Autobooks
Speaking History

Speaker at Money20/20 2016

Session Information

Steve Robert is the co-founder and CEO of Autobooks, the first fully integrated payments and accounting platform for Small Business - delivered exclusively through financial institutions.  Autobooks provides a receivables solution (invoicing & payments) to ‘re-bundle’ back-office services and provide straight-through-processing with their native accounting ledger. 

Prior to Autobooks, Steve spent the past 15 years as the technical co-founder & CIO at Billhighway, an enterprise payments platform for large non-profit organizations.  In 2009, Billhighway was awarded a $1.1 million dollar mega-credit through the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) and was recognized as one of Michigan’s 50 Companies to Watch, which celebrates high-performing second-stage businesses.  Billhighway went on to become recognized locally and nationally, as one of the best places to work and grew to serve millions of users, processing billions of dollars before being acquired in 2015.

Steve is an accredited investor, adviser and board member whom actively coaches, speaks and writes about start-ups, technology and entrepreneurship.  In 2012, he was invited to the White House to be part of the historic signing of the Jumpstart Our Business Startup Act (JOBS) by President Obama through his community involvement with Startup America as a regional leader for Startup Michigan. 

Corp! Magazine named Steve an entrepreneur of distinction and a Michigan top executive and presented his company the Business of Science and Technology Award for excellence in technology.   Lawrence Tech University recognized Steve as a Leader & Innovator and Crains Business Detroit has recognized Steve as one of Metro Detroit’s Top CIOs.