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Mr. Robert D. Blackwell Jr.

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Chief Executive Officer

Phone: (312) ***-****  
Email: b***@***.com
Electronic Knowledge Interchange
33 West Monroe 17Th Floor
Chicago , Illinois 60603
United States

Company Description: EKI is a business and technology consulting firm that specializes in delivering measurable business value to mid to large size corporate and government...   more
Background

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • Radnor High School
  • bachelor of science degree , management
    Northern Illinois University
  • bachelor's degree
    Wichita State University
  • master's degree , Entrepreneurial Studies
    University of Illinois at Chicago
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ROBERT D BLACKWELL is a businessman who has established and rejuvenated organizations, both in the corporate environment and as a savvy entrepreneur. His practical, results-oriented approach has, in 10 short years, established Blackwell Consulting Services, the company the co-founded, as the largest minority owned (I7) consulting company in the Midwest, generating over 528 million in annual revenue. His finely honed negotiating skills have resulted in several impressive contracts, including a $5 million, three-year contract with a top national insurance company. In 2001, his company was named the CMBDC "Chicago-Minority Company of the Year," the US Department of Commerce's "Top National Minority Technology Firm," and a finalist in Ernst & Young's Illinois/Northwest Indiana Fit Entrepreneur of the Year.
ROBERT D BLACKWELL, JR. demonstrates that the fruit doesn't fall far from the tree. The founder and president of Chicago-based Electronic Knowledge Interchange (EKI), an e-Solution application, development and implementation company, he is also the founder of Killer spin, the nation's hottest new table tennis company. In addition, he co-founded Blackwell Consulting Services with his father.
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ROBERT D BLACKWELL is a businessman who has established and rejuvenated organizations, both in the corporate environment and as a savvy entrepreneur. His practical, results-oriented approach has, in 10 short years, established Blackwell Consulting Services, the company the co-founded, as the largest minority owned (I7) consulting company in the Midwest, generating over 528 million in annual revenue. His finely honed negotiating skills have resulted in several impressive contracts, including a $5 million, three-year contract with a top national insurance company. In 2001, his company was named the CMBDC "Chicago-Minority Company of the Year," the US Department of Commerce's "Top National Minority Technology Firm," and a finalist in Ernst & Young's Illinois/Northwest Indiana Fit Entrepreneur of the Year.
ROBERT D BLACKWELL, JR. demonstrates that the fruit doesn't fall far from the tree. The founder and president of Chicago-based Electronic Knowledge Interchange (EKI), an e-Solution application, development and implementation company, he is also the founder of Killer spin, the nation's hottest new table tennis company. In addition, he co-founded Blackwell Consulting Services with his father.
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Bob is currently partner of Blackwell Consulting Services. He is well-known as the leader in management and information technology. Bob has a working experience built from experience in computer industry knowledge of more than 35 years. He is known in the industry for being a visionary and dynamic leader. e started his career as a systems engineer for IBM in 1966 where he designed applications for hospitals and universities. In 1973 he switched career paths by embarking on an extensive management and marketing-oriented career path for IBM. When he stepped down from IBM to take a new role as director of the Greater Chicago Consulting Services, he managed more than 200 people and generated $300 million in revenue. ob is a distinguished member of the Mayor's council of Technology Advisor, the Executives' Club of Chicago, the Economic club of Chicago and the Metropolitan Club of Chicago. He also has the honor of sitting on the board of the Illinois Institute of Technology and also the board of trustees of both the Museum of Science and Industry, and Lakeside Bank. He brings with him a wealth of experience in the fields of technology and finance which is critical to the field of Logistics transportation management and to such a logistics marketplace platform.
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A process and technology transformation industry leader with a career spanning nearly 30 years, Robert Blackwell Jr. has cultivated Electronic Knowledge Interchange (EKI) into a leading management and technology consulting firm well-known for its ability to respond to complex business challenges with efficient, intelligent and innovative solutions. EKI has helped some of the largest public and private sector organizations gain measurable efficiency gains leveraging process and technology modernization. Robert has significant experience in leveraging technology to identify fractional gains in efficiency that lead to large savings in very large organizations. EKI was responsible for identifying over $1B in operational efficiency opportunities in Cook County government. EKI has done significant business with large corporations, governments and health care organizations.
Starting at IBM in 1981, Blackwell began his long career in building innovative systems that improve business operations. With a keen passion for entrepreneurship, he then went on to found several Chicago-based companies, including Urban Fishing Development, Bytewise International and Blackwell Consulting Services. For several years Robert was a trader specializing in writing models and executing trading strategies.
Blackwell also founded Killerspin, America's leading table tennis brand and the leading producer of table tennis themed media in the world.
Blackwell currently serves on the executive committee of the Choose Chicago, is Vice Chairman of the Chicago Sports Commission, Chairman of the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce's Technology Committee, a board member of the Chicagoland Entrepreneurial Center and is active in the Executive's Club of Chicago and the Business Leadership Council. He has also been a member of the Chicago Board of Trade and the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. Blackwell also services on the board of several civic organizations.
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