Rory is one of the Founders of Avive, and serves as the CEO. His most recent role prior to founding Avive was as a product design engineer at Apple, where he contributed to the development and design of future generation accessory products. Rory received his Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, as well as Mechanical Engineering from MIT. During his time at MIT, Rory held numerous leadership roles in MIT research projects, including among others the electronics development of a car powered completely by Aluminum fuel!
Worked four summers as a backpacking guide in Yosemite. Have run to the top of Half Dome and back down in 2:47.
In middle school planned to run a marathon on every continent by age 20. Have thus far been to each continent but run 0 marathons.
Frequently sacrifices feeling in fingers for night-time photos in the Sierras.
Striving to one day break the record for the fastest time to reach the highest peak in all 50 states (currently 21 days!)