VivaTech 2022


Robert Haynie

Ecosystem Building Lead, Ventures Program



Robert Haynie has nearly 20 years of experience in economic growth and social enterprise development focused mainly in low and middle income countries. He is currently supporting FMO, the Dutch Entrepreneurial Development Bank, by leading on the Ventures Program Ecosystem Building efforts. As the former CEO of SPRING Accelerator, plus several years as a U.S. government diplomat and development expert, Robert has expertise structuring and managing blended finance mechanisms that align development and commercial capital to achieve mutually aligned objections. Robert is also an Adjunct Professor with Georgetown University and a member of the Innovation Advisory Board for UNLEASH.