Rob Coish, B.Eng.'93
Rob Coish, a Newfoundland native living in California’s Silicon Valley, would like to contribute to Memorial University’s initiatives in the fields of technology, engineering and entrepreneurship as a member of Memorial’s Board of Regents. Mr. Coish is a product design manager at Apple, where he has spent the last 9 years influencing Macbook Computers, iPads and iPhones in their earliest phases of design. Prior to joining Apple, he held positions at Tesla Motors, Dell, Nortel Networks and Memorial University of Newfoundland. A holder of numerous technology patents, Mr. Coish is a passionate promoter and active employer of students, including those from Memorial’s co-op program pursuing studies and careers in the hi-tech sector. He has been a guest lecturer at Memorial’s engineering faculty and an organizer of Alumni events in the San Francisco Bay area.Within the global center of technology that is Silicon Valley, Mr. Coish has a network of influence that encompasses decision makers at Google, Facebook, Tesla Motors and venture capital firms among others.Mr. Coish is a local advocate for the culture, customs, history and development of Newfoundland and Labrador and lives with his family in Mountain View, California.