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Robert Abbott

Entrepreneurship Coach
Position Type
- Present

As Entrepreneur-in-Residence, Robert provides 1-1 coaching with students and provides the Red Frame Advisory Team with thought leadership around design thinking and entrepreneurship workshops. Robert is a communication designer, digital experience strategist and entrepreneur. For more than 30 years he has been innovating brand and communication solutions for a range of respected U.S. and global clients, including John Deere, Jamaica Tourist Board, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Bacardi Global Brands, Panasonic, Deutsche Bank, and the Smithsonian. His work has received numerous national and international awards. Robert founded his current digital agency, Context Digital, in 2014 and is currently launching DRVN, a startup focused on teen driving safety. Robert holds an MFA in Graphic Design from the Rhode Island School of Design and BS in Individual Studies from the University of Northern Iowa.