Robert J. Murphy
Co-Founder and Former COO/CMO, MINDBODY
Bob is an investor and entrepreneur involved in SaaS and healthcare related businesses. He currently serves on the boards of Virtuagym, a SaaS-based wellness technology platform based in Amsterdam; iKizmet, a business intelligence software focused on the fitness industry; and nextstep.io, a developer of marketing software tools for advertisers.
Bob was the co-founder and COO/CMO of MINDBODY, Inc. from 2005-2016. MINDBODY had a successful IPO in 2015 and was purchased out of the public markets in 2019 by Vista Private Equities. Bob helped grow the company from less than $1 million in revenue to over $150 million in 2016, and more than 60,000 customers worldwide.
Bob graduated from Boston University with a BS. From there he had a career in commercial real estate in New York City, and founded the first commercial real estate database listing company, which was sold in 2000. He co-founded Be Yoga with his wife and sold it to Yoga Works in 2005.