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Robert Fisher, Ph.D.

Global Scientific Consultant | Food, Beverage & Ingredient | Business Development, Innovation & Commercialization|

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Building and executing innovation to drive business results.

I specialize in the food and agriculture global industries from concept through commercialization for Fortune 500, mid sized and start up companies.

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 and technical team on food science and industry technical 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.


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
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 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 01/2017

Participating on a Discovery Board on

Innovation Management
Innovation Management Consulting
Innovation Consulting

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

06/2015

Participated on a Sprint on

Product
development
Innovation
Consumer
Empathy
Lifecycle
Design
Food
Beverage
Share
Practices

Recent Open Board Activity:

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Asked a question on the "Future of big data in medical research" Open Board

Medical Devices
Medical Equipment
Life Sciences
Lifesciences
Healthcare
Healthcare Information Technology
Business Development
Data Analysis
Policy
Big Data
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Asked a question on the "Technologies and Innovation in Food and Beverage" Open Board

Retail
Customer Insight
Sustainability
Food
Hospitality
Food & Beverage
Food Industry
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Answered a question on the "Future of Collaboration and Knowledge Management as it pertains to Research & Development" Open Board

Innovation Management
Innovation Consulting
Collaborative Problem Solving
Collaboration
Research
Team Management
Research and Development (R&D)
Nanotechnology
Innovation
Knowledge Management
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Answered a question on the "Food Nutrition technology and trends in Consumer Behavior" Open Board

Food Nutrition
Food Industry
Food Safety
Food Science
Food Processing
Wellness
Food Technology
FMCG
Customer Insight
Food
Food & Beverage
Nutrition
Consumer Behaviour
Nutritional Counseling
Nutrition Education
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Asked a question on the "Operations Leadership Fundamentals in Food Industry" Open Board

Operations Management
Operations Research
Food Industry
Food
Food Processing
Operations Leadership
Innovation
Quality
COGS Controlling