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Robert Rueter


Robert Rueter is currently serving the UNLV Office of Economic Development as their Startup Entrepreneur in Residence. He is researching and developing programs in blockchain, teaching and mentoring at the UNLV incubators, as well as teaching and mentoring undergraduate and graduate students in the fields of innovation, technology, strategic partnerships, and startups.

Robert has been a serial entrepreneur since his teens with a primary focus in hospitality and specialty coffee. Since 2008 he has worked in partnership with Las Vegas resorts and professional communities in the execution of large-scale events. Robert’s attention to detail has provided his partners confidence in their referral of the highest expectation clients as well as the highest value clients that they serve. His company, Espresso Amore, has a reputation for a spare no expense approach to excellence. Their list of repeat customers includes some of the best-known organizations in industries including finance, entertainment, and tech. Leading teams in this environment demands rapid decision making and execution in the fast paced, high stakes field of event productions.