Robert Holzer

CEO, Matter Unlimited
Robert Holzer

Rob created Matter Unlimited to catalyze and drive the purpose led economy through the power of storytelling. Before Matter Unlimited, Rob founded the integrated agency, Syrup, known for its creative excellence in working with global brands such as GE, Puma and Bottega Veneta among many others.

Syrup’s Hope.Act.Change website launched for President Obama during the 2008 primaries pushed boundaries to inspire a new kind of results-driven strategic partnership between creative agencies and their clients.

Under Rob’s leadership, Matter Unlimited has created powerful campaigns for client partners including Nike, Facebook, UNICEF, Merck For Mothers, NBC Universal, Kimpton Hotels and TED.

Rob is a founding member of The Civic Nation Creative Alliance, a group created by The White House under President Obama to connect key social initiatives to the country’s top creative agencies and talent.

Rob’s passion and vision for sustainable impact also extends beyond the office – he serves as an industry expert and speaker for the Cannes Lions Festival, SXSW, the United Nations Media for Social Impact Summit, Harvard Social Enterprise conference, Sustainable Brands conference, PopTech, and the Social Innovation Summit among others.

Rob is a certified Shared Value Initiative Affiliate and a mentor for global entrepreneurial non-profit In 2007, he successfully navigated Syrup through their acquisition by LBi (now Digitas, part of Publicis).

Robert Holzer