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Robert Fisher, Ph.D.

CURRNT FACILITATOR

Robert Fisher, Ph.D.

Partner at Fisher Consulting Partners, LLC

location_on Greater Denver Area

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 View details

Thought Leadership:

% performance based on average of all engagements

Selected: % of applied

70%

Recognized: Contributions valued by peers

31%

Peer Support: Percentile of active participants

31%

Currnt Solutions Partner

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

South Pier Capital, Inc.

May 2016 - December 2016

Technical Advisory Board Member

Sargento Foods

March 2015 - Present

Advise and support SVP Innovation, CEO leadership team and technical team on food science and industry scientific matters.

Skills

Food 20
Analysis 15
Food Industry 7
Ingredients 6
FMCG 6
personal 5
Product Development 5
Strategy 5
Management 5
Manufacturing 5
personal nutrition
Legal
Facilitacion
Nutritional Counseling
Conflict and Disaster Management
Facilitate
Moderation
online engagement
Consumer Product Design
Consumer Goods
Strategic Planning
Organizational Development
New Business Development
Change Management
P&L Management
Cross-functional Team Leadership
Technology Development
Food Safety
Strategic Partnerships
Marketing Strategy
R&D
Leadership
Consumer Products
Business Strategy
Start-ups
Quality System
GMP
Food Science
Quality Assurance
Product Innovation
Sensory Evaluation
Flavors
Food Technology
Food Processing
Continuous Improvement
Innovation Management
Supply Chain
HACCP
Open Innovation
Dairy
Customer Insight
Food Microbiology
Supply Chain Management
Lean Manufacturing
Competitive Analysis
Microbiology
Process Engineering
Analytical Chemistry
Chemistry
Quality Management

Industries

Dairy

Activities

  • Jan 2017 - Apr 2018

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

    Innovation Management
    Innovation Management Consulting
    Innovation Consulting
  • Nov 2017 - Mar 2018

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

    Sustainable Nutrition
    Plant-based nutrition
    Food & Beverage
    Holistic Health
    Food Technology
    Behavior Change
    Behavior Change Communication
  • 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"

    Cleaning Validation
    cleaning product formulations
    Solid Pharmaceuticals
    Pharmaceutical Industry
  • 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"

    Food Innovation
    Food & Beverage
    Food Industry
    Spices
    Mergers & Acquisitions
    M&A
    Product Innovation
    FMCG
  • Feb 2017 - Apr 2017

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

    Financial Wellness
    FinTech
    Personal Finance
    Savings
  • 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"

    Healthcare & Lifesciences
    Crop Science
    Consumer Health
    Consumer & Consumption TRENDS
    Technological Innovation
    Technology & Business Solutions
    Innovation
    Trends and foresight
  • Dec 2016 - Aug 2020

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

    Wellness
    Gut Health
    Immune System
    Immune System Balancing/Strengthening
    intestinal microbiology
    Gut Microbiology
    Gut Microbiota
    Probiotics
    Probiotics development
    Nutrition
    nutrition & health
    Nutrient Management
    Gluten Intolerance
  • 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"

    Product
    development
    Innovation
    Consumer
    Empathy
    Lifecycle
    Design
    Food
    Beverage
    Share
    Practices