Robert H. Hacker

Robert H. Hacker

Bob serves as the Director of StartUP FIU, the University’s initiative to support student, faculty, alumni and community exploration and development of scalable ventures in social and traditional entrepreneurship.

Bob joined Florida International University (FIU) in 2004 and teaches traditional and social entrepreneurship in the Honors College. He has also taught social entrepreneurship at MIT Sloan (7 years) and the University of Miami (2 years) and is on the national faculty for the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program.

His industry experience includes serving as the CFO of One Laptop per Child, an international education project that started at MIT. He also built a billion dollar public company in Indonesia in seven years and provided strategy consulting to Fortune 500 Japanese companies for ten years.

He is the author of two books on entrepreneurship and a frequent speaker on social entrepreneurship.