Robert Balk, M.B.A.

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Member, BBI Board of Advisors




Robert Balk is the Chairperson of the International Paralympic Committee’s (IPC) Athletes’ Council. He is a six time Paralympian having earned six Paralympic medals competing in both winter and summer games. He also currently serves as a member of the IPC Governing Board, the International Olympic Committee’s Athletes Commission, and the US Olympic Committee’s (USOC) Athletes Advisory Council. In 2003 he was one of the ten member USOC Governance and Ethics Task Force which substantially revised the USOC bylaws and where he testified to the US Senate on Paralympic matters. Professionally Mr. Balk worked for Phantom Works, the advanced technology division of the Boeing Company, where he managed a global venture capital fund of funds portfolio. Mr. Balk received his Bachelor of Science degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo and his Masters in Business Administration from the University of Rochester Simon School.

Robert Balk in the News

IPC General Assembly set for Athens this weekend
November 20, 2013

BBI board member, Bob Balk, to receive Paralympic Order
November 1, 2013