Robert Deignan, entrepreneur and sports enthusiast, was born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Deignan graduated from Purdue University after being given a full ride from a football scholarship. He graduated with a degree in organizational leadership in 1995; soon after, his life of many careers took off.
His love for sports led him to begin a career in playing football with the Miami Dolphins. He soon transferred and began a career with the NY Jets from 1997 until 1998. His love of sports continues today as he competes in offshore fishing competitions.
Once resigned from his football days, Deignan co-founded Fanlink Inc. The company is no longer active, as Deignan went another direction in his businesses, but for him, it will always be the business that kick-started his entrepreneurial life.
Deignan works best when he is cut off from work. His love for the outdoors allows him to disconnect thereby coming more creative. As ideas flow, he writes them down, then takes those notes to the computer and does more research. His research then allows him to take his ideas to his business partners who can tell him in whether his new business idea has promise or not. This is the pattern he used when he pitched his business plan for ATS Digital Services.
Prior to its beginning, Robert Deignan and his now business partners were working at an anti-malware software company. They all had a hard time installing software on client’s machines so they found a way to remotely access user’s computers in order to help them remove malware, and to keep the computers running efficiently. This sparked the idea for the beginning of ATS Digital Services. By utilizing what they learned on remote connection, they could build trust with clients and create opportunities to help consumers fix their computers.
The men knew they stumbled on to a great business opportunity. Founded in 2011 in Boca Raton, Florida, the company remains customer oriented. They ensure a safe and stable computer at all times. In the past 7 years they have proved themselves knowledgeable and trustworthy, allowing them to expand internationally.