Robert Montgomery

Robert Montgomery

CEO, First Maximilian Associates
Robert Montgomery is an investor and entrepreneur focused on the digital media,
entertainment, gaming and technology industries.
Robert is co-founder and Chairman of GameCo, an innovative gaming company, and CEO of
investment and advisory firm First Maximilian Associates.
For many years Robert has been an executive and advisor for media, communications and
technology companies and the investment community and is currently an active investor in
emerging companies.
Robert was previously owner and CEO of Achilles Media, an events, information and
transaction facilitation company focused on the entertainment, technology and investment
industries which he founded, built and successfully exited in 2016.
Robert's prior positions include several leadership roles focused on innovation,
entrepreneurship, and asset value creation and growth, including:
- Co-Founder and Partner in Achilles Partners in Toronto and New York, an
investment and advisory firm focused on technology, information and business
- President, Americas at the Fantastic Corporation in San Francisco, a broadband
software company based in Switzerland where Robert was instrumental in the
company’s successful IPO
- Co-Founder and Chairman of Media Content plc, a London-based media rights
company which Robert led through its successful public offering
- Managing Director for Europe and Asia Pacific at London-based communications
industry research, consulting and events firm Kagan World Media, where Robert
successfully grew the business and executed many strategy, valuation and business
development assignments for global companies.
- Managing Director at Euromoney plc in London, where Robert managed a portfolio
of global finance industry publications
- Managing Director at what is now Informa plc in London, where Robert oversaw
and grew a portfolio of technology and finance publications
Robert has achieved his ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors and has
served as a Director of public and private companies.
Robert was co-founder of the Canadian Innovation Exchange, which played an important
role in facilitating investment into developing technology-based companies.
Robert is Past Chair of the Board of Governors of OCAD University in Toronto where during
his tenure as Chair OCAD graduated to becoming a University from a College, and where
Robert co-founded the University’s technology incubator.
Robert is a graduate of the University of Manitoba, Canada and has been very active in the
community, from coaching children’s sports to volunteering.

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