Upon graduating from the University of Pennsylvania, Robert founded 88keys.com to provide communications services for clients within the nonprofit, arts and educational communities in the United States, Europe and Russia. He has also been the managing editor of Arch Street Press since 2010. His key interests include art and culture, social entrepreneurship, education, the environment and human rights. Fluent in French and Russian, he is a widely published author and professional member of the Authors Guild, PEN America and the American Society of Journalists and Authors. He enjoys travel, running, tennis, reading and volunteering for crucial social causes.