Robert (Rob) Janek has been named a Vice President and the Chief Information Officer of CTB Inc., according to Victor A. Mancinelli, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer for CTB Inc. In his new role, Janek will be tasked with investigating the latest technologies in communication, data analyses and machine automation and systematically applying them within the CTB business units.

Janek brings over 35 years of experience to this role, including a vast knowledge of leading and developing large software packages for the broader communication industry. He also has experience in managing activities related to artificial intelligence. Most recently, Janek served as the Director of IT Sales & Marketing for a large telecommunications company, where he helped them revolutionize the wireless industry by assisting in building the wireless 5G architecture. Prior to that, he led a global project management team that included cloud development.


Janek received a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Illinois-Urbana and a Master in Business Administration from Illinois Benedictine College. He is also a certified Project Management Professional and a Certified Scrum Master.

He currently resides in Naperville, Illinois, with plans for relocating to the Milford, Indiana area.