5th Annual Bunshaft Lecture

Robert Reid '90"Unleashing your Entrepreneur"

Featuring Robert Reid '90
Managing Director at Vistrada

Thursday, November 5
Campus Center, Assembly Hall
University at Albany Uptown Campus
10:00 a.m. - Check-in begins
10:30 a.m. - Lecture
11:30 a.m. - Reception to follow


About the Speaker

Robert Reid earned his BA in Computer Science from the University at Albany. He is an innovative and strategic senior executive with 25 years of operating and consulting leadership experience. Robert is the Managing Director of Vistrada, a management consultancy helping clients across process, technology, marketing and venture initiatives.  Robert founded Vistrada in 2007 after a decade at Accenture/Andersen and several years in venture capital with Katalyst.  Vistrada blends the best of management and operational consulting with the urgency and execution needed at early stage companies to accelerate a client’s key objectives.

Robert leads through the diversified skills and experiences gained from venture capital, consulting and operational management. He has led the design and delivery of complex solutions supporting early stage, rapid growth and mature clients.

Robert serves as an advisor to UAlbany’s CEAS and the Universal Hip Hop Museum (UHHM).  He is currently leading an innovative venture project (www.TalentJumpStart.com) being piloted at UAlbany which will match interns with employer opportunities for paid and unpaid internships while developing a stronger network for participating universities and students across companies.

The University at Albany Foundation logoEstablished through the generosity of Albert Bunshaft ’80 and Caryn Bunshaft ’82, The Bunshaft Endowment in the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences provides support for this lecture, which was designed to provide information to the student community about a broad range of topics related to careers in computing science.