Hometown: Acworth, Georgia
Age: 25 Years
Education: M. Sc. In Computer Science
|Famous for||Being the boyfriend of Phoebe Gates, the younger daughter of American business magnate Bill Gates|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 180 cm
in meters- 1.80 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 11”
|Date of Birth||Year, 1998|
|Age (as of 2023)||25 Years|
|Birthplace||Acworth, Georgia, United States|
|Hometown||Acworth, Georgia, United States|
|School(s)||• Durham Middle School, Acworth, Georgia
• Allatoona High School in Acworth, Georgia (pursued class 10 in 2017)
|College/University||• Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia
• Stanford University, Stanford, California
|Educational Qualification(s)||• A course in Mathematics from Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta (2016-2017)
• Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, specializing in Artificial Intelligence from Stanford University, Stanford (2017-2021)
• Master of Science in Computer Science, specializing in Artificial Intelligence and Cybersecurity from Stanford University (2020-2022) Robert Ross - LinkedIn
|Ethnicity||African-American Daily Mail|
|Relationships & More|
|Football Clubs||Atlanta Falcons, Real Madrid CF|
|Quote||“Today you are you and that’s truer than true; there is no one alive that is your than you!”|
Some Lesser Known Facts About Robert Ross
- Robert Ross is an American entrepreneur, who is known for being in a relationship with Phoebe Gates, the younger daughter of Bill Gates, the co-founder of Microsoft, and one of the richest men in the world.
- He grew up in Acworth, Georgia.
- Robert passed class 12 as a Valedictorian in 2017. While studying at the Allatoona High School in Acworth, Robert served as the president of various societies like the National Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta, Beta Club, Speech and Debate Club, Chess Club, and Programming Club.
- In 2014, Robert scored the highest marks in the Kennesaw State University Mathematics Competition at Allatoona High School and was awarded a certificate for it.
- Good at dance and theatre in his school days, Robert took part in various plays at the Georgia Dome and the Grand Majestic Theater.
- In 2015, Robert was awarded the Legend Legacy Award for his solo musical theatre performance.
- In 2017, Robert Ross attended Google Computer Science Summer Institute (CSSI) in Greater Atlanta as an intern to learn software engineering techniques from Google Engineers.
- In the same year, Ross pursued a program on introductory engineering courses such as Product Design, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science, and Mathematics at Stanford Summer Engineering Academy (SSEA).
- In June 2018, Robert Ross started working as a software engineering intern at ThoughtSpot, a business intelligence company in Palo Alto, California. After receiving a four months internship in natural language processing, Ross assumed the position of a software engineer at the firm. His job responsibilities included implementing language sentiment heuristics to better infer natural language hypotheses and resolve column ambiguity. He worked in the firm for around 8 months and then resigned from his post.
- In June 2019, Robert began working as a software engineering intern at Google Cloud Privacy & Security in Greater New York City.
- Thereafter, he joined BlackRock, an American multinational investment company, as a Quantitative Investing Summer Analyst. He worked there for around two months.
- At Stanford University, Robert Ross was a part of the Sigma Nu Fraternity. Besides being a student there, he held positions like director of recruitment, director of diversity and inclusion, and president. He was also a member of the Society of Black Scientists and Engineers. Ross served as the class President at Stanford for three years. At Stanford, he also worked as a financial officer and section leader.
- In June 2021, Robert Ross started his internship as an associate product manager at Google. During his internship period, Ross helped to launch several next-generation of products at Google. Following a four months internship, Robert worked as a full-time associate product manager at Google for around 3 months.
- He is a co-founder of the artificial intelligence-based software development firm Lume (YC W23). Founded in January 2023, the AI tool aids engineering teams in constructing and preserving customized data integrations without requiring any coding knowledge.
- In his spare time, Robert Ross loves to travel and play golf.
- He is well-versed in two languages- English and Spanish.
- Robert is often spotted consuming alcohol at various parties and events.
- An active philanthropist, Robert has been associated with various social initiatives organized by the Gates family. He has also advocated for various social causes.
- In July 2022, Phoebe Gates shared a picture with Robert Ross on her Instagram account, confirming their dating rumors. Soon her post was flooded with negative comments, trolling her for dating a black man. Later, in an interview with The Information, when Phoebe was asked about the worst part of being a social media influencer, Phoebe said,
The misconceptions and conspiracy theories about my family and my relationship with my boyfriend.”
Further, slamming the haters who had trolled her, Phoebe said,
It’s 2023. I’m done being memed for being in an interracial relationship.”