Rob Canales II is Master of Ceremonies (MC) for Code/Art Miami 2019. Rob is someone who embraces his curiosity for creativity. He is a passionate strategic thinker and curious creative, as well as a casual geek and pop/sport fanatic. Rob aims to inspire others to think big and embrace their creativity and to challenge people to make the things they are passionate about a reality.

Rob is a Creative Strategist with VS/Brooks, a Coral Gables based Communications Agency that describes its approach as a “right brain/left brain alliance.” Rob is also Co-Chair for United Way’s LINC (Lead. Impact. Network. Change.)

Rob earned a BS in Interpersonal and Organizational Communications from the University of Central Florida (UCF), where he was named a First Year Academic Scholar and was also a LEAD Scholar. UCF’s LEAD Scholars Program, is a selective, two-year academic leadership development program whose members are committed to academic excellence and making a difference in the world.