Welcome to Blackburn Labs

At Blackburn Labs we have committed, motivated, and experienced programmers, architects and process specialists. As an award-winning software designer and creator, Robert and his team have the uncanny ability to provide solutions to address future client’s Internet business, application, or software engineering needs with leading-edge technical skills and valuable business experience.


Sales Tools

Clinical Apps

Educational Games

Business Tools

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Rob Blackburn

Owner & CTO

Motivated and proven leader in software engineering with a focus on application, mobile, and full-stack development. Decades of programming experience in technologies such as HTML5/JavaScript (including jQuery, React, and Angular), Java, PHP, SQL, and more. Driven to provide solutions that address your needs with leading-edge technical skills and valuable business experience. He has a passion for industry standards and best practices such as Scrum and innovative frameworks. Comfortable in any scale environment or project; from startup to enterprise. Experienced with multi-million dollar projects involving hundreds of contributors as well as executing projects expeditiously and deftly using one-on-one project coordination. Mentoring and growing those around him, inside and outside of his company, through applied experience which lends understanding and patience.

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Read all the great testimonials our past clients have written about us.


See all the many technology, techniques, and processes we specialize in.


Regardless of your vertical, we know how to get the job done for you.

Main Office

Blackburn Labs
166 Valley Street, Building 6M Suite 103
Providence, RI 02909



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... Rob’s leadership over the years helped me and the whole department to grow and perform, he left strong legacy on the department... [read more]

Mounir Chedli

Web Engineering Excellence Manager, Schneider Electric

... Rob worked diligently to meet all of our criteria, providing insight and suggestions, and making changes when we wanted to “guess and test” our theories on how we wanted it to look and work ... [read more]

Sara Bagwell

Marketing Director, Primary Residential Mortgage, Inc.

Robert is extremely talented and passionate about his work, and also very helpful, informative, and patient with instruction... [read more]

Kartiké Bhagat

Senior Software Engineer, EMC²