Robert is a founder and Managing Director for Vistrada. He brings over 25 years of operating, consulting and venture leadership experience to our clients. Robert co-founded the company to allow operational, energetic and entrepreneurial spirited people to help clients build strong companies and deliver on key programs. Robert has focused on developing an agile delivery team with proven consulting skills and operational expertise. He believes that we must help clients plan appropriately but execute and “iterate to perfection”.
Robert developed his professional expertise with over 10 years at Accenture (formerly Andersen Consulting) building his career around fortune 100 companies. He resigned from Accenture to work with early stage companies at Katalyst, a venture accelerator. As a Principal at Katalyst, Robert covered the technology and sales leadership roles for several portfolio companies in North America and Europe. Robert then ventured out to create Vistrada in 2007 during the most challenging period of the US economy especially for startups.
Robert sits on the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences (CEAS) Advisory Board at the University at Albany. He is also the Economic Advisor to the Universal Hip Hop Museum (UHHM) scheduled to launch in 2023. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from the University at Albany.