Aerospace Engineer, Leadership Coach, Farmer, Real Estate Investor, Keynote Speaker
Raised as a farmer, educated as an aerospace engineer, shaped by a lifetime dedicated to advancing the practice of sustainability and conservation, with a high-wide and deep perspective on human potential as core competencies.
Rob is a visual storyteller who swiftly sketches out the structure of a complex subject and then simply speaks the essence of that story. He travels worldwide encouraging others to embody the positive change they wish to see in the world by overcoming obstacles and building relationships with partners, employees, customers and the Earth.
A published author on a broad range of subjects: organizational adaptation, geothermal energy development, complex systems design and meditation, he specializes in coaching, speaking, creating community leadership, seeking and building resilient futures. He has facilitated solutions for high net worth investors, governmental organizations, community coalitions, faith communities, think tanks, and educational systems.
Speech Topics / Titles
Leadership – Rule Based or Wisdom Filled?
Choice – Our Ultimate Power
The Three Futures
The Hidden Meaning of Sustainability
Adaptive Behavior for Organizations Facing Climate Change
Symbols, Science & Climate Change
Facing the Future of Food and Fuel
Five P's and 3Q's of Entrepreneurs
Past Organizations Addressed
Asia Pacific Center, Kohala Center, University of Ghana, UH Rise, ThinkTech, University of Hawaii, National Association of Women in Construction, Ameriprise Private Investing, Kamehameha Schools, Hawaii Department of Education, Hawaii Pacific University, Kahala Associates, Chaminade University, Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism – Hawaii, Rebuild Hawaii Coalition, Hagadone Printing, Surfrider Hotels, Phi Theta Kappa, among others