Robert W. Price
George L. Argyros School of Business and Economics
Master of Business Administration, Pepperdine University
Robert enjoys world renown as an expert in the field of entrepreneurial capitalism. He has nearly 30 years of entrepreneurial experience. He is a strategist, innovative thought leader, public speaker, creative educator, and prolific author. He has been the intellectual architect for a number of exciting and innovative projects around the world.
As a consultant, Robert currently advises emerging growth companies on strategic planning, business planning, angel/venture capital financing, strategic alliances, and entrepreneurial marketing. An expert in packaging, placing, and presenting business plans, his clients’ business plans have raised more than $100 million from angels, venture capitalists, and strategic partners.
Most notably, he created innovative business strategies for a new online financial service during the early days of the Internet-era. This project became part of the Permanent Research Collection on Information Technology at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History, as one of the most significant technology advances in the insurance arena.
He was also the brains behind one of the first online SaaS (software-as-a-service) ventures. Working in a strategic alliance with the IBM think tank for SMBs and the IBM venture capital group, this new Company went public on the NASDAQ market and reached a market cap of some $150 million.
In his role as a Senior Research Fellow at the Global Entrepreneurship Institute Robert has written or edited more than a dozen books. His books are required reading at Harvard Business School, Stanford University, UCLA, USC, Wharton, Caltech, Indiana University, New York University and many more leading universities and colleges around the world. His entrepreneurship books and course materials are used in the Top 10 best graduate programs in the USA that teach entrepreneurship, and 8 of the Top 10 best undergraduate programs in the USA that teach entrepreneurship. His work has been translated into more than 10 languages.