Robert Lowe is the CEO of Wellspring Worldwide and served previously as the Director of Enterprise Creation at Carnegie Mellon University, a position created to provide management advice and assistance to the university’s many startup 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 startups.
Previously, Lowe 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 startup companies. Dr. Lowe earned his Ph.D. and MS from the University of California, Berkeley and undergraduate degrees in economics, finance, and computer information systems from the University of Michigan.