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Visionary Spotlight: Rob Dube

Wednesday, December 2, 2020

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Presentation: The Simple Six

From Blow Pops to Forbes Best Small Companies! Rob started his first business in high school selling Blow Pops out of his locker. In 1991, he founded imageOne with his best friend, Joel Pearlman.

Rob has guided the company with a focus on their purpose: to deliver genuine care that consistently drives extraordinary energy, actions and experiences to every one, every day, every time. A unique approach to business that has driven the company to success in its industry. imageOne is simply the best at helping clients with technology solutions to optimize and manage print, automate business process, secure documents, and help ensure a safe and healthy work environment.

imageOne has been recognized as a Top 25 Small Businesses in America on the list of Forbes Small Giants, an Inc. Magazine Best Places to Work, as the number one Top Workplace in Michigan (2018, 2019), a National Best and Brightest Company to Work For (7 time honoree), one of Inc. 5000’s Fastest Growing Private Companies in America (6 time honoree), a 2017 Positive Workplace by the University of Michigan’s Stephen M. Ross School of Business, and one of Crain’s Detroit Cool Places to Work (2 time honoree).

Rob is the author of the best selling book, donothing, the most rewarding leadership challenge you will ever take; a sought after speaker and host of the donothing leadership retreat and Leading with Genuine Care podcast. Rob challenges business leaders to donothing, sharing his leadership story and lessons learned from more than 15 years of daily meditation practice, as well as biannual silent meditation retreats. In addition to his book, he is a contributor at Forbes, Thrive Global and the EO Octane Blog.

Rob is a past Member of the Board of Directors for the Small Giants Community, the Boys and Girls Club, former Chairman of the Boys and Girls Club Walk for the Future, and past President of the Detroit Chapter of the Entrepreneurs’ Organization. Rob was honored to receive the 2013 RARE Everyday Hero award for his work in the community.


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