robert L. Wallace
CEO & Founder | Bith Group
Robert L. Wallace is an accomplished engineer, entrepreneur, author, business consultant and internationally-known keynote speaker. He is the founder of three companies - BITHGROUP Technologies, Inc., BITHENERGY, Inc., and EntreTeach Learning Systems, LLC.
BITHGROUP Technologies, Inc. is a successful information technology services company that specializes in managed security services, health information systems, enterprise IT services, and identity services (biometrics).
BITHENERGY, Inc. is a dynamic energy services and management company that develops and implements energy management, energy efficiency, and renewable energy solutions for government and commercial clients. BITHENERGY has quickly become a national leader in the development of utility scale solar energy projects and solar energy innovation.
Mr. Wallace also founded EntreTeach Learning Systems, LLC, through which he conducts economic and entrepreneurial research and has authored five best-selling books that provide solutions for addressing the unique challenges facing small, emerging, women-owned, and minority-owned companies. His ground breaking research has provided the foundation for his entrepreneurial training programs that have benefited entrepreneurs and emerging economies throughout the world.
Mr. Wallace graduated from the University of Pennsylvania, School of Engineering, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics. He earned his Masters of Business Administration from the Amos Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College. Robert has worked for such corporations as IBM, Procter & Gamble, DuPont, and Westinghouse. He is an Affiliate Professor at the Sellinger Graduate School of Business, Loyola University, where he instructs emerging leaders on the power and the promise of innovation and entrepreneurship in the global economy.
Mr. Wallace has authored numerous articles and books on entrepreneurship, intrapreneurship, innovation, strategic alliances, and wealth creation strategies. A partial list of his publications include:
Strategic Alliances: An Entrepreneur’s Guide to Joint Ventures and Alliances (Dearborn Publishers, Fall 2004),
Soul Food: 52 Principles of Entrepreneurial Success (Perseus Books, 2000),
The Ssese Principles: Guidelines for Creating Wealth through Faith (AuthorHouse, 2005).
Black Wealth Through Black Entrepreneurship (Duncan & Duncan, 1993),
Black Wealth: Your Road to Small Business Success (John Wiley & Sons, 2000),
The Color of a Billion: Women and Minorities Who Are Building Billion Dollar Enterprises (forthcoming)
CRASH: Business Lessons from the Emerging World (forthcoming)
Mr. Wallace serves on numerous boards and commissions including Credit-Suisse Bank, Kennedy-Krieger Institute, Offshore Wind Business Consortium, Workforce Investment Board, and others. He is well known for his innovative blending of the theoretical aspects of entrepreneurial success – success profiling and success modeling – with the practical day-to-day wisdom of starting and operating scalable businesses in a rapidly changing global economy.