Robert Fraser is a finance and technology executive with over 20 years of experience who is passionate about educating others about alternative investments. In 2012, he co-founded Aspen Funds, a fund management company focused on alternative investments, where he is responsible for financial management, portfolio modeling, as well as systems and processes.
Fraser is the co-host of the Invest Like a Billionaire podcast where he joins his son, Ben, and Aspen co-founder Jim Maffuccio, to dive into the world of alternative investments and speak with successful investors. The trio also discusses economic trends, including megatrends such as inflation, energy prices and deglobalization. The goal is to empower others looking to explore less volatile investment opportunities improving their portfolio’s performance and enabling them to become more financially secure.
Prior to Aspen Funds, Fraser founded NetSales, Inc., a back-office e-commerce provider, in 1995. Under his leadership, the company grew at an average of 20% month-to-month and became the fastest-growing company in its metro area between 1997 and 1999.
A Magna Cum Laude U.C. Berkeley computer scientist, Fraser has also been honored with an Entrepreneur of the Year Award. Since 2002 Fraser has founded and served on several non-profit organizations’ boards of directors and as CFO. Fraser has also been involved in a number of entrepreneurial initiatives, including book publishing, financial consulting, and being an investment fund managing member.