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Robert Fisher, Ph.D.

Partner at Fisher Consulting Partners, LLC

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  • Focus

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  • Accountability

    Thoroughly contributes in all areas

  • Sense of Urgency

    Consistently responds in a timely fashion

  • Team

    Frequently supports and responds to peers

Skill demonstrated on Convet.it

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

work 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.

Food Consultant

Fisher Consulting Partners, LLC

January 2014 - Present

Provide scientific and business consulting services for innovation, business development and venture capital in consumer goods and ingredient companies along with nonprofits based in agriculture, food / beverage , and health & wellness.

Technical Advisory Board Member

Bush Brothers & Company

February 2011 - Present

Advise and support R&D organization along with President & CEO on food science and industry technical matters.

Managing Partner

Fisher Consulting Partners, LLC

March 2014 - Present

Provide scientific and business consulting leadership and results for innovation, business development and venture capital in FMCG and ingredient companies along with nonprofits based in agriculture, food / beverage , and health & wellness.


Domains of experience:

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

01/2017 - 04/2018

Participated on a Discovery Board on

Innovation Management
Innovation Management Consulting
Innovation Consulting

11/2017 - 03/2018

Participated on a Discovery Board on

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

11/2017 - 12/2017

Participated on a Discovery Board

07/2017 - 09/2017

Participated on a Discovery Board on

Cleaning Validation
cleaning product formulations
Solid Pharmaceuticals
Pharmaceutical Industry

06/2017

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

Food Innovation
Food & Beverage
Food Industry
Spices
Mergers & Acquisitions
M&A
Product Innovation
FMCG

02/2017 - 04/2017

Participated on a Discovery Board on

Financial Wellness
FinTech
Personal Finance
Savings

02/2017 - 03/2017

Participated on a Discovery Board on

Healthcare & Lifesciences
Crop Science
Consumer Health
Consumer & Consumption TRENDS
Technological Innovation
Technology & Business Solutions
Innovation
Trends and foresight

Since 12/2016

Facilitated on a Discovery Board on

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

11/2016

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

03/2016

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

01/2016

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

06/2015

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

Product
development
Innovation
Consumer
Empathy
Lifecycle
Design
Food
Beverage
Share
Practices

Recent Open Forum Activity:

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Answered the question: "Innovation Ownership"

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Answered the question: "Insects as food"

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Answered the question: "Fake meat"

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Asked the question: "AI and Medical Devices"