Business 100 - 2013

Robert Murray/Skyword

Robert Murray is president of Skyword Inc., responsible for the sales, marketing, and strategic and writer services of the company.

Rob holds a BS in management from Boston College and an MBA from Harvard. He first worked as an auditor for KPMG and later served as a consultant for Bain and Company. Prior to joining Skyword, he was global president of iProspect (now Dentsu), and before that held the posts of president of iProspect and CEO of iProspect, U.S.

Murray is a native of Boston and a third-generation Irish American with descendants from Waterford on his father’s side and Kerry on his mother’s. Rob’s Irishness is tied to his personality – as he says, “most people know me for being tough to crack initially, but loyal to a fault once I let you in.”

Rob’s achievements include a Who’s Who in Search Marketing from BtOB Magazine from 2008-11, and board member of the Ad Club of Boston and DMG.

He lives in Boston with his wife, Stephanie, and son, Chase.