Upon graduating from the University of Pennsylvania, Robert founded 88keys.communications to provide international communications services for clients within the nonprofit, arts and education communities. He is also cofounder & managing editor of the nonprofit Arch Street Press, and host of the international biweekly Innovate podcast. His key interests include education, the creative arts and culture, social entrepreneurship, the environment and human rights. A French and Russian speaker, he is a widely published author and professional member of the Authors Guild, PEN America and the American Society of Journalists and Authors. He enjoys travel, running, tennis, reading and volunteering for crucial social causes.