Bob Caspe is a serial entrepreneur, and educator in the field of entrepreneurship.
Currently, he is CEO of the IEC (International Entrepreneurship Center) located in Newton Massachusetts. The IEC provides Entrepreneurship Education world-wide and helps startups reach funding and the US market.
Prior, Bob was an Adjunct Professor of Entrepreneurship at Babson College’s MBA program and has written and lectured extensively on the subject of entrepreneurship and small company creation and success. He has been teaching since 2005 and serves as faculty director for numerous entrepreneurship programs. He has been twice nominated for teacher of the year by the graduate class. He has taught and spoken at entrepreneurship events in Brazil, Chile, and Mexico.
Bob mentors and advises many small companies. He participates in strategic planning, sales calls and technical design processes.
He has also served as CEO and Chairman of several companies that he cofounded, in several industries. These include: medical electronics, machine vision, graphic arts, photojournalism, and consumer electronics. These companies have developed, under Bob’s leadership, everything from integrated computer system products and software, to embedded systems and custom integrated circuits. Common threads throughout all of these companies are the fields of signal processing and imaging. Bob has an engineering background and has expertise as a software and hardware designer. As well he has a solid theoretical understanding of many signal processing algorithms.
Over the years, he has developed a clear understanding of the marketing and growth issues that confront small companies.