About Crimson Rook LLC
Robin Ann Bienemann Robin Ann Bienemann is chairman and founder of Crimson Rook, a CT based firm specializing in helping small and mid size companies increase value through improved business processes and innovation.

Ms. Bienemann has served in an executive capacity for companies with revenues as small as $1M and as large as $20B. At age 24, she founded Ocean Industries, a quality control equipment manufacturer in Manchester, NH. Prior to creating Crimson Rook, she was Senior Vice President of Operations with Blue Arc Corporation, a $60M computer storage manufacturer in San Jose, CA. Bienemann's assignment at Blue Arc included the creation of strategic alliances and outsourcing strategies.

Ms. Bienemann is a great believer in the power of innovation. Recognizing the challenges small and mid-size companies face in generating cash flow to fund innovation, Crimson Rook helps companies gain access to funding through its relationships with key sources like Connecticut's Small Business Innovation Research program.

Ms. Bienemann received her bachelor's degree from Springfield College and her masters as a Sloan Fellow at MIT. The University of Connecticut's School of Engineering recently tapped her to be its first Entrepreneur in Residence. She will help lead an effort to strengthen ties between the School and the small and mid-size business sector.