Robert Ross -- Founder & Inventor
After several years of research and systems design to address how to secure digital forms of intellectual property for distribution across the web WITHOUT requiring proprietary technologies, Robert founded SavoirSoft in 2009 to finish developing the computing architecture and systems required to secure digitally distributed I.P. What resulted from Robert's research and development was the publishing industry's first micro-licensing computing architecture. This unique architecture was patented in March 2010 and accepted in May 2014 and February 2015. Digital Rights Content Services Architecture US-8,725,648 & US-8,949,156
Robert also is an avid volunteer for education, establishing the Ponderosa Enrichment Programs Committee (PEPCo, Inc.). PEPCo is a 501c(3) charitable foundation established to support educational programs that promote greater academic growth for students of Ponderosa Elementary School, a California Distinguished School of the Santa Clara Unified School District.
Troy led the development of SavoirSoft's open-publishing, micro-licensing platform. His team at eCom Enterprises, Vijay Kumar and Payal Pingle, were instrumental in successfully developing the patented Marque-de™ platform; the foundation of SavoirSoft's micro-licensing shopping carts.
Mr. Petty, cofounded eCom Enterprises with Troy Shumaker in 1998. Their combined, 30+ years of Internet application development expertise has helped numerous organizations deploy sophisticated enterprise and mobile applications that advance brands and expand revenues throughout the Web. eCom Enterprises is the longest standing, continuously operating Internet application development firm in the San Francisco Bay Area's Silicon Valley.