is Managing Director of Innovation and Design for
Singularity University Labs. SU labs brings together entrepreneurs, corporations, and impact
partners to enable the creation of sustainable solutions to difficult
challenges — education, energy, environment, food, global health, poverty,
security, space and water — that face humanity.
Before joining SU, Robert was on the founding team of Level Money, a mission-driven design-led financial services organization in San Francisco. Level’s mission is to empower America’s young adults to take control of their financial futures, both individually and collectively, by creating fair and trustworthy personal financial services and by educating and advocating for financial sustainability.
Throughout his 18-year career in experience design, Robert has created product and service experiences that change the way people live, work, and play. He was a Senior Portfolio Director at IDEO, where his design direction focused on building new offerings in mobile experiences, financial services, cross-platform gaming, and emerging technologies. Robert strives for solutions that integrate social, environmental, and educational considerations while proving that purpose and profit can combine for the greatest impact.
Robert earned his BFA in Industrial Design at Carnegie Mellon University in 1997.
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