Prior to forming 32 Advisors, Robert spent 18 years at UBS, a global financial services firm. There he held several senior positions including Chairman and CEO of UBS Americas and President and Chief Operating Officer of the Investment Bank. He joined UBS in 1994 after spending approximately 10 years at Salomon Brothers.
In addition to his role at 32 Advisors, Robert was appointed a member of President Obama's Council on Jobs and Competitiveness from 20112013, a member of the President's Economic Recovery Advisory Board from 20092011 and was on the Homeland Security Advisory Council's Border Infrastructure Task Force in 2012. In June 2013, the White House appointed Robert to the President’s Export Council.
Robert serves on the Board of Directors of the Barack Obama Foundation, Undergraduate Executive Board of the Wharton School, on the Athletics Board of Overseers at the University of Pennsylvania and as Vice Chairman of the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice & Human Rights. Robert also sits on the board of the Partnership for NYC, the Leadership Council for the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation and is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, and a graduate member of the Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy. From 2002 to 2013, Robert was on the board of trustees of the Children's Aid Society and on the Board of Directors of the Financial Services Roundtable from 2007 to 2010. Robert hosted the show "Impact Players" on the Reuters Channel on YouTube TV from September 2012 to April 2013. He was named to Worth Magazine's 100 Most Powerful People in Finance in October 2013. Robert recently joined the Advisory Board of Fox’s new show Wall Street Week.
Robert is a graduate of the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, receiving a B.S. in Economics. While at UPenn, he played on the varsity football team that won IVY League Championships in both the 1982 and 1983 seasons and was an honoree into the Ivy Football Association in 2013. In May 2014, Robert received the Distinguished Alumni Award from the Wharton School.
Robert grew up in Marblehead, Massachusetts and is in the town's Athletics Hall of Fame. His wife, Carol, is a corporate attorney who is currently the Senior Development Manager at Sandy Hook Promise. They have 2 children and reside in Purchase, New York.
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