Rob focused on driving innovations that can simultaneously improve environmental and financial performance across a variety of sectors. In the summer of 2014, Rob worked as a consultant within the U.S. National Park Service, writing a five year business plan for a multi-state national park unit. In the summer of 2015, he worked for Innosight, an innovation consulting firm.
At Yale, Rob led SOM Voices, a TED-style speaker series in the School of Management community, and served as a mentor for the undergraduate Yale Design for America club. He also founded GreenLight, a series of innovation workshops focused at the intersection of business and the environment with clients including Alcoa, Transdev, and NRG. Before coming to Yale, Rob worked at the World Resources Institute, a global environmental think tank. While there, he helped develop Aqueduct, a tool for measuring and mapping water related risks facing companies and their investors around the world. Rob was selected as a Property and Environment Research Center "Enviropreneur Institute" fellow in 2012.