Robert was born and raised in Maryland and went to UMD for undergrad. He joined the US Marines while still studying and in 2003, took a year off for a tour in Iraq with a light armored reconnaissance unit. After his deployment, he received his Bachelors in Economics with a Minor in Math and moved to NYC to work at UBS in investment banking. After a few years, he moved to South America for a year to learn Spanish and to complete an Ironman Triathlon (3.9km swim, 180km bike and 42km marathon). He came back to NYC and worked at Goldman Sachs in their Principal Strategies Group investing around the world and across various industries before receiving an MBA from the Wharton School (University of Pennsylvania). After graduation, he moved to Korea for a year to look for startup ideas and moved back to NYC as the CEO and cofounder of Slidejoy. Slidejoy was acquired by Buzzvil last year. Robert is currently the US CEO of Buzzvil.
Starting Up Asian - Panel & Celebration
A panel event to celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage month.