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Rob Wenger

Rob is a successful entrepreneur and business executive with an outstanding 19-year track record in building, growing and leading high-tech companies. As the CEO of Higher Logic, his clients’ success is always top of mind. He works to positively impact each of Higher Logic’s clients using smart, collaborative technology. Prior to Higher Logic, Rob co-founded and served as Chief Technology Officer for two technology firms, Active Matter, a web design and development firm that exclusively focused on the not-for-profit market and WaveFront Consulting, an information technology consulting firm.
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Higher Logic Acquires Kavi: Powerful Collaboration for Thriving Communities

Written by Rob Wenger on February 16, 2017 at 1:06 PM

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2017 is shaping up to be our best year yet! Last month we announced our acquisition of Socious, bringing the best minds in member engagement together to lead in product innovation and the community industry. Now we can’t wait to introduce the newest member of the Higher Logic community family: we have acquired Kavi, an online collaboration software company.

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Topics: Community Platforms & Updates, Communications, Engagement

Higher Logic Acquires Socious: Building Better Communities Together

Written by Rob Wenger on January 18, 2017 at 12:05 PM

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We’ve been busy here at Higher Logic - last September we announced our spot as a Leader in the inaugural IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Online Communities 2016 Vendor Assessment, as well as our new investment and partnership with JMI Equity.

JMI Equity invested in Higher Logic, giving us capital, guidance, the ability to do acquisitions, and access to many of the things we need to keep improving and evolving our community platform for customers. The IDC report notes that building relationships with customers will be the most important business priority over the next 12 months.

We’ve noted the possibility of exploring some acquisitions - looking into companies and vendors that offer great products or services that would expand and enhance our product offering, and therefore assist our customers and prospects in achieving their business goals. And we’ve done just that!

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Topics: Community Platforms & Updates, Communications

Six Reasons to be Excited for the 7th Annual Higher Logic Super Forum

Written by Rob Wenger on October 19, 2016 at 8:00 AM

Six reasons to be excited for the 7th annual higher logic super forum

We are so excited for Super Forum - this year it’s November 14 and 15. Since this is our seventh one, we have big things in store -- you won’t want to miss out!

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Topics: Marketing

People Powered Communities in 2015: Higher Logic's Year in Review

Written by Rob Wenger on December 28, 2015 at 1:56 PM

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The holidays are a great time to reflect on all of the year’s hard work, and what we’ve accomplished together in 2015. I’d like to brag about a few outstanding goals Higher Logic (and our clients!) achieved this year.

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Topics: Community Platforms & Updates, Community Management

Improve Your Community Engagement in Three Easy Steps

Written by Rob Wenger on April 23, 2015 at 11:00 AM

When it comes right down to it, the function of an online community is all about giving people a place to engage, no matter their interests or industries. There are a number of cases that point to the bottom line results of having an engaged community. The American Society of Association Executives found that their members who are engaged in their online community are 30% more likely to renew. Further, they found that these engaged members are 23% more likely to recommend ASAE to their peers. It's engagement or nothing.

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Topics: Community Management, Engagement

Growing Together in 2014: Higher Logic's Year in Review

Written by Rob Wenger on December 30, 2014 at 3:28 PM

Now is the perfect time to pause and reflect upon the work we've done together this year. The purpose of this post is to showcase some of our best stuff from 2014 (and there was a lot of it!). And what about 2015? We'll share what we have planned for Higher Logic and what's up for January.

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Topics: Community Management, Engagement

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