Founder & CEO of Robert Ferri Partners
Robert Ferri is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer at Robert Ferri Partners since September 2008. Bob has helped found, grow and finance a number of companies in the United States and Europe, including online securities brokers, trading and other transaction technology providers and enterprise solutions companies. Bob maintains a similar focus as a founding Partner of Catapult Technology Ventures, which concentrates on private technology companies in the U.S.A. Bob has international experience in financial communications, having launched and headed media relations departments for The Nasdaq Stock Market and its parent organization, the National Association of Securities Dealers, Inc., as well as Montgomery Securities, a prominent investment bank focused on growth companies. At two Omnicom firms, Bob launched the San Francisco-based Financial Communications and Investor Relations Practice, which grew quickly to serve publicly traded and IPO-track companies, as well as financial services firms, throughout the United States. In Washington, D.C., Bob was Executive Assistant for Communications to United States Senator John Heinz. Bob also was a Columnist and Reporter in the Washington bureau of Thomson Newspapers, Inc., a chain of more than 100 daily newspapers. Bob was Founding Owner and President of The Amherst News, Inc., a weekly newspaper in his native Massachusetts. Bob also served as Editor of two daily newspapers. Bob, who has a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, has a wide range of experience in politics and government. A frequent commentator in electronic and print media, he has been a guest lecturer at Harvard University and other institutions of higher education, as well as a speaker to business and civic organizations. Bob serves on the U.S. Boards of Directors of Etherstack, Inc., a London-based wireless software company and Minerva Pharmaceuticals, a biotechnology licensing company based in the Bay Area of California. A member of the Dean’s Alumni Leadership Council of Harvard’s Kennedy School and the San Francisco Area Advisory Committee of the Center for Public Interest Careers at Harvard College, Bob serves on the not-for-profit Boards of Directors of the Resource Center for the United Nations, the American Liver Foundation’s Northern California Chapter and the Presidio YMCA in San Francisco. At the 1988 Super Bowl in San Diego, Bob was a Member of an on-field camera crew for NFL Films. A native of Massachusetts, Bob is a resident of Sausalito, CA.
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