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Robert G. Pedersen, II

Robert G. Pedersen, II

Title: Co-founder, President/CEO, and Chairman

Company: Zagg, Inc.

Location: Salt Lake City, Utah

Educational Background:

BSBA, Business Administration, University of Pheonix
MBA, Brigham Young University, 2000

Huntsman School Interactions:

"Entrepreneurship Week" Keynote Speaker - April 8, 2011

Biography:

Robert G. Pedersen provides the overall vision and leadership of ZAGG Inc. Mr. Pedersen has more than 20 years' experience in executive management, sales, and marketing, communications, as well as owning and managing several start-up businesses and enterprises. Since 1998, Mr. Pedersen was a co-owner and executive manager for Del Sol LLC, a Utah-based international specialty retailer of apparel and accessories, where he implemented the in-line retail store model. Del Sol now has more than 100 stores worldwide. Additionally, Mr. Pedersen created and was the director of DelSol.com, Del Sol LLC's Internet presence. In 2002, Mr. Pedersen founded PayTeck, Inc., a Utah provider of Internet-based payment processing services, which was later sold to Zion's Bank, a public company, in 2005. Mr. Pedersen co-founded ZAGG Inc. and has served as its chief executive officer and chairman since that time. Mr. Pedersen is also the company's largest shareholder.

Mr. Pedersen earned a degree in business administration (BSBA) from the University of Phoenix and a master's degree from Brigham Young University in business administration with emphases in marketing, finance, and organizational communications. He and his wife, Kim, and their six children reside in Holladay, Utah.