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Welcome To The Lab


Founded in 2015, at Blackburn Labs we have committed, motivated, and experienced programmers, architects, and process specialists. As award-winning software designers and creators across multiple verticals, we provide solutions to address your application development, data science, or software architecting needs with leading-edge technical skills and valuable business experience.

Company Leadership

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Rob Blackburn

Chief Technology Officer (CTO)

Robert is a proven leader in software engineering with decades of experience. He is passionate about providing innovative solutions for our clients. He has a commitment and passion for industry standards and best practices such as Scrum and innovative frameworks. Some of his experience in life sciences includes working with Boston Scientific, Admedus, ProCom Rx, Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Proven Behavior Solutions, Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital, and Harvard Medical school. His work has been featured by the Providence Business News, CBS Boston News, the ACT Association’s Application Tour,
and several panels and podcasts.

Julie Blackburn

Chief Data Science Officer (CDSO)

Julie is an industry-leading data scientist who loves to generate solutions to puzzles and develop new strategies to get the data to tell its story. She is a strong leader who often does speaking engagements known for tenacity, professionalism, and a proactive attitude. She is fully fluent in technologies and tools relevant to Data Science, including but not limited to R, Python, SQL, Azure ML, Hadoop, Apache Spark, and many others. Julie has a talent for explaining complex statistical theory and hypothesis testing to a broad audience – as well as being skilled in team building, project planning and design, and data analysis from munging to interpretation.

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Learn More…


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

Satellite Office

Blackburn Labs
6 Liberty Square #2365
Boston MA 02109




Hear our clients' stories 

...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