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Robert H. Hacker is a strategist, financial consultant, author, professor and blogger. He manages GH Capital Partners in Miami, FL, a boutique firm that focuses on integrating strategy and finance.
Interests: Bob manages GH Capital, a boutique in Miami that specializes in developing growth strategies and related capital for early stage and middle market companies in North and South America. For 35 years he has worked in the private sector principally in Asia and Latin America. He built a billion dollar publicly traded company in Indonesia and prior to that provided strategy consulting for ten years to Fortune 500 companies in Japan. He began his career as a lending officer with Chase Manhattan Bank. He is the Chief Financial Officer of One Laptop per Child Association and an adjunct professor of entrepreneurship in the Florida International University Graduate School of Engineering. He taught a course in social entrepreneurship in January 2011 and 2012 at the MIT Sloan School of Management. He is the author of "Billion Dollar Company: An entrepreneur's guide to business models for high growth companies". He has spoken at many universities including HBS, Sloan and IESE. He also does paid workshops in Spanish and English on a wide range of business topics related to entrepreneurship and social entrepreneurship. "My interest in technology is what now gets me up in the morning; my ability to develop strategies is how I differentiate everything I do; my knowledge of finance is how I earn much of my living."