Robert Jechart is president and CEO of RJE International, the Irvine-based worldwide leader in diver navigation systems. Robert has over 20 years of leadership and expertise bringing underwater sonar technologies to market. Robert’s mission is to increase safety measures for swimming pools and other bodies of water to save lives, and in 2000, he invented SonarGuard®, the most advanced and effective swimming pool safety system that has already saved the lives of dozens of children.
Robert is an active member of Orange County’s business and education communities, serving as past president and founding member of the Orange County Chapter of the Young Entrepreneur’s Organization and a past president of Toastmasters of Orange County. He was also a board member of the California State University, Fullerton Alumni Association and the Guardian Scholars Advisory Board. He holds a bachelor’s in business from California State University, Fullerton. He is the proud father of two sons and resides in Irvine with his wife, Erin.