Bob Welsh built the nationally recognized Jump Street Inc. and is the creative force behind award winning innovative education models and public-private partnerships both nationally and internationally. Bob has lead community and economic development programs and organizations for twenty years and has overseen the inception and growth of over seven private sector businesses and six non-profit organizations through his work in business incubators and economic development funds. Bob’s international development work has included projects in Micronesia, West Africa, and across the United States; and, he is the co-founder of the STEM education and workforce consultancy, B Theory, Inc.
Bob trained at the Institute for Audio Research and is a voting member of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. He is also a member of the Pennsylvania State University School of Humanities Advisory Board and founding director of the Cultural Enrichment Fund.