Rob Volpe
Ignite 360 Inc.

Chief Catalyst/CEO
Ignite 360 Inc.

Rob created Ignite 360 to guide clients through brand transformation and business growth by considering how nuanced stories inform strategy. Ignite 360 takes a considered, immersive approach to insights in order to build strategies that resonate across an organization. On this journey, Rob ensures that the client is supported with good leadership, care and attention.

Supportive leadership also means being flexible. Deliverables change, schedules change, business objectives change. Rob adapts. He brings a creative touch to activities, which inspires a comfortable environment for consumers and allows for deeper conversation. He also has the courage to stand by the learnings and speak truthfully about strategy. Rob specializes in leveraging learnings into insights that truly evolve our client’s business for success.

Rob takes personal responsibility for every project. He not only leads the firm but regularly goes into the field to actively work alongside the team and contribute to the development of insights and strategy for our clients. Turning stories into strategy, Rob makes recommendations memorable and meaningful. Communication is paramount. Prior to founding Ignite 360 Rob spent 15+ years gaining experience in marketing services, working with clients to understand consumer needs, develop actionable insights and tactical plans to deliver results.

Rob is driven by a boundless curiosity about human nature and a passion for exploring what motivates people. Rob has worked with clients across industries from Fortune 500s to start-ups, and got his marketing management and promotions experience with Kraft Foods, Wild Planet Toys, Pepsi, Sprint and Science Diet Pet Food. As Rob moved into insights he started developing groundbreaking insights for industry leaders such as General Mills, Target, Pinkberry and Warner Bros. When not busy translating themes into actionable thoughts, Rob lives in San Francisco with his partner and their three sibling cats.

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