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Robert Fisher, Ph.D.

Robert Fisher, Ph.D.

Partner at Fisher Consulting Partners, LLC

Profile Summary

I create, develop and execute product and ingredient innovation along with scientific organizational business skills and culture to drive business results. I specialize in the food, ingredient and agricultural global industries for Fortune 500, mid sized and start up companies private and public companies. Expert scientific skills in beverages (alcoholic, nonalcoholic, still & carbonated), soups, sauces, gravies, frozen foods, sweeteners (natural & artificial), starches, fibers, agricultural ingredients (tomatoes, vegetables, hops, malt) along with food processing and quality. I enjoy and look forward to utilizing my vast experience, knowledge and direct style to increase your speed to market, success rate and returns to your business from a scientific and technical leadership as a C Level executive.

A record of strengthening and growing businesses, identifying and implementing innovative technologies, building consumer & ingredient products from concept to the market with technical leadership. Adept at open innovation, change management, voice of customer, quality systems and cost reduction methodologies to enhance focus and success.

Able to translate complex technical issues into understood benefits and results. Extensive network within universities, government, and food industries. Experience with intellectual property development and licensing.

Have provided business and technical leadership as a member of non profit and private company Boards of Directors.

Specialties include:
New Business Development
Global Research & Development Leadership
New Product & Technology Development
Open Innovation
Intellectual Property & Licensing Experience
Organizational development
Strategic Planning
Change management

Outside of work I enjoy my family, work on my daughter's education fund (The Christine L. Fisher Early Childhood Education Fund) improve my golf game and enjoy fast cars.

Experience

Advisory Board Member at South Pier Capital, Inc.

Technical Advisory Board Member at Sargento Foods

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Level: LEVEL 01 (12mo pts: 15 pts)

Rating: 5.00/5 stars (9 ratings)

Lifetime points: 1097 pts

Activities

  • Jan 2017 - Apr 2018

    Participated in a KnowledgeStream™: "Seeking leading facilitator feedback "

  • Nov 2017 - Mar 2018

    Participated in a KnowledgeStream™: "Exploring Behavior Changes Toward Sustainable Nutrition"

  • 18 Jan 2018

    Answered a question on OpenForum: "Innovation Ownership"

  • 04 Jan 2018

    Answered a question on OpenForum: "Weight loss as New Year resolution"

  • 18 Dec 2017

    Answered a question on OpenForum: "Insects as food"

  • Nov 2017 - Dec 2017

    Participated in a KnowledgeStream™: "Exploring the Challenges and Disruption of Private vs Public Companies"

  • 16 Nov 2017

    Answered a question on OpenForum: "Fake meat"

  • Jul 2017 - Sep 2017

    Participated in a KnowledgeStream™: "Next Gen Solids for Agile Manufacturing"

  • 12 Sep 2017

    Asked a question on OpenForum: "AI and Medical Devices"

  • 03 Jul 2017

    Asked a question on OpenForum: "Prebiotic and Probiotic Bioavailablity in Foods"

  • 03 Jul 2017

    Answered a question on OpenForum: "How to foster collaboration in a competition-driven economy?"

  • 22 Jun 2017

    Answered a question on OpenForum: "Obesity Prevention"

  • Jun 2017

    Participated in a Sprint: "Growth Opportunities for Spices, Seasonings, Condiments, & Toppings"

  • Feb 2017 - Apr 2017

    Participated in a KnowledgeStream™: "Latest Science and Tech Trends in Product Design for Financial Wellness"

  • 29 Mar 2017

    Asked a question on OpenForum: "Innovation & Quality vs Cost"

  • Feb 2017 - Mar 2017

    Participated in a KnowledgeStream™: "Technology Trends Impacting Life Sciences"

  • Dec 2016 - Jan 2021

    Facilitated a KnowledgeStream™: "Advisory Board on Immunology and Gut Health "

  • Nov 2016

    Participated in a Sprint: "Top Trends in Personalized Nutrition"

  • Mar 2016

    Participated in a Sprint: "Best Practices Guidelines for Facilitation"

  • Jan 2016

    Participated in a Sprint: "Enhancing the Convetit Facilitator Experience in 2016"

  • Jun 2015

    Participated in a Sprint: "Shifting Towards Consumer-First Product Development"


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