Robert Wolf is a highly accomplished business leader and founder of 32 Advisors, a holding company that includes the direct investing arm 32 Ventures, the bipartisan economic insights company Strategic Worldviews, and advisory services for corporate clients on financial matters, risk, and governance. In summer 2022, he was named chairman of the AI-driven messaging software platform Community.
Prior to founding 32 Advisors, Robert spent 18 years at UBS, a global financial services firm, holding several senior positions, including Chairman and CEO of UBS Americas and President and Chief Operating Officer of the investment bank. He joined UBS in 1994 after spending 10 years at Salomon Brothers. Robert has also held several prominent government positions. In November 2022, he was appointed by President Biden to the Pentagon's Defense Business Board, and under President Obama, he served on the Economic Recovery Advisory Board from 2009-2011, the Council on Jobs and Competitiveness from 2011-2013, and the Export Council from 2014-2016. He was also a member of the Homeland Security Advisory Council's Border Infrastructure Task Force in 2012. In addition to his business and government work, Robert is actively involved in several non-profit organizations.
He serves on the board of directors of the Obama Foundation, the alumni board of the Wharton School, the economic advisory council for the Center for American Progress, and the leadership council of NYC's Robin Hood Foundation. He is also a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the Partnership for NYC.
Robert has been named multiple times to Worth Magazine's 100 Most Powerful People in Finance and is a frequent contributor to Fox News/Fox Business. He is a graduate of the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, where he received a B.S. in Economics and played on the varsity football team that won Ivy League championships in both the 1982 and 1983 seasons. In May 2014, he received the Distinguished Alumni Award from the Wharton School. Robert was born and raised in Marblehead, MA, and currently resides in Purchase, NY.