Robert Lowe is the CEO of Wellspring Worldwide. Rob was previously the Director of Enterprise Creation at Carnegie Mellon University, a position created to provide management advice and assistance to the university’s many start-up companies. He was also a professor of entrepreneurship and corporate strategy at Carnegie Mellon University and has authored over a dozen academic papers on technology commercialization and start-ups. As a recognized expert in technology commercialization, Rob has been interviewed by and quoted in a wide range of media, including Forbes, BBC Radio, Inc. Magazine, and MIT Technology Review. Prior to his academic career, Rob worked for the Boston Consulting Group where he advised clients in pharmaceuticals, consumer products, and industrial automation. He also worked for the University of California’s Office of the President as a Special Projects Consultant to develop metrics, performance evaluation software, and policy analysis related to the University of California’s over 200 start-up companies.