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Robert Wolf is the Founder of 32 Advisors, a holding company which includes the direct investing arm 32 Ventures, the bipartisan economic insights company Strategic Worldviews, and advisory services for corporate clients on financial matters, risk, and governance. Robert was named Chairman of the AI-driven messaging software platform Community in Summer 2022.
Prior to forming 32 Advisors, Robert spent 18 years at UBS, a global financial services firm. While at the firm, he held several senior positions including Chairman and CEO of UBS Americas and President and Chief Operating Officer of the Investment Bank. He joined UBS in 1994 after spending 10 years at Salomon Brothers.
Robert held three Presidential appointments under President Obama: as a member of the Economic Recovery Advisory Board from 2009-2011, the Council on Jobs and Competitiveness from 2011-2013 and the Export Council from 2014-2016. In 2012 Robert was on the Homeland Security Advisory Council's Border Infrastructure Task Force.
Currently, Robert serves on the Board of Directors of the Obama Foundation, on the Alumni Board of the Wharton School, on the Economic Advisory Council for the Center for American Progress and on the Leadership Council of NYC’s Robin Hood Foundation. He is also a member of the Council of Foreign Relations and the Partnership for NYC. Robert recently served as a member of New York City Mayor Eric Adams’ transition team and on the Board of EJF’s SPAC advising on the completed $8.5 billion transaction with fintech company Pagaya. Robert also formerly served as Vice Chairman of the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice & Human Rights, on the boards of the Undergraduate Executive Board of the Wharton School, Children's Aid Society, Athletics Board of Overseers at the University of Pennsylvania, and Financial Services Roundtable. Robert was named multiple times to Worth Magazine's 100 Most Powerful People in Finance. In 2016, Robert joined Fox News/Fox Business as a contributor, where he can be seen multiple times per week on the network.
Robert is a graduate of the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, receiving a B.S. in Economics. While at UPenn, he played on the varsity football team that won IVY League Championships in both the 1982 and 1983 seasons and was an honoree into the Ivy Football Association in 2013. In May 2014, Robert received the Distinguished Alumni Award from the Wharton School. Robert was born and raised in Marblehead, MA and is in the town's Athletics Hall of Fame, and currently resides in Purchase, NY.
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