Maybe it's his love of sports and hearing commentary over the years that makes him so natural in front of a microphone, and when that's paired with his passion for helping those within the HIV community, big things happen.
Robert has impacted the lives of many through his own social networking site, which he launched in 2007, and his POZ I AM Radio podcast series, which has produced more than 350 episodes that have explored and highlighted the positive stories of those living with HIV.
“I created the social network because I wanted to meet others living with HIV just like me, and the podcast to
Episodes of the podcast explore living with HIV/AIDS in the modern world, the community within, and also how friendships can be formed within it. As a self-proclaimed “cyber-activist,” Robert brings a positivity and instinctual compassion to all of his work.
“I wanted to share positive stories about others to give the power back to the individual by breaking down stigma. It's all about the a-ha moment where you realize that person is just like me.”