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Robert Blackburn

Rob Blackburn
Chief Technology Officer (CTO), Co-Owner

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 at Blackburn Labs

Julie Blackburn
Chief Data Science Officer (CDSO), Co-Owner

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.

Blackburn Lab’s Team

Justin Finch
Principal Software Engineer

Dave Cunningham
Sr. Software Engineer

Andrew Elmore
Software Engineer

Liana Chu
Software Engineer

Cheri Cunningham
QA Engineer

Norma Burnell
Website Designer

Whitney Matthews
SEO Specialist

Donna Lennox
QA Engineer

Doug Itkin
Scrum/Agile Coach


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.

Blackburn Labs has strong partnerships with leaders in the data analytics industry that complement our solution-oriented approach to enabling modern analytics.


Blackburn Labs
1130 Ten Rod Rd., E203
North Kingstown, RI 02852


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

Blackburn Labs
6 Liberty Square #2365
Boston, MA 02109

Blackburn Lab's main office located in North Kingstown, RI



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