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Rob Follows - 2016 Innovation Symposium

Rob Follows

Chairman & CEO

STS Capital Partners


Rob Follows is Chairman & CEO of a leading international Mergers & Acquisitions firm, STS Capital Partners. In founding his company in 2003, Rob’s goal was to combine his education, ten years of entrepreneurial leadership, and fifteen years of international corporate experience with his passion for helping people live their vision.

STS focuses on helping mid-market entrepreneurs and family business owners on their path from Success to SignificanceTM through Selling to Strategics: transforming business success into personal significance by maximizing value for shareholders in the sale of their businesses to international strategic buyers.

Rob is also the Founding Chairman of Altruvest Charitable Services, a Canadian charity established in 1994, focused on improving the performance of charitable organizations by providing training and tools to enhance the governance of charitable boards and thereby increasing their capacity to give more to their causes.

Rob has held various leadership roles with YPO-WPO (Young Presidents’ Organization – World Presidents’ Organization), including being former Chair of the Global Deal Network and Founding Chair of the Executive Committee of the Social Enterprise Networks.