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"Snow Hill brings together stalwart individuals with an indomitable passion to win. It is truly an honor to work with entrepreneurs with the capacity to disrupt and innovate."

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Bob Salk

Managing Partner

Bob is multifaceted, offering a unique blend of knowledge and insights across, life sciences, health technology, AI, Fintech, Web3, and blockchain technology. 

Snow Hill's portfolio showcases a diverse array of innovative companies revolutionizing traditional industries. Driven by a passion for fostering innovation and empowering game-changers, Bob has recently collaborated with trailblazing companies such as Veracity Protocol, Oneof, Zilch, and Metrical. Additionally, he has taken on an advisory role at Fizz, a pioneering social media platform designed specifically for college students, prioritizing safety, privacy, and authentic content sharing.

As Managing Partner at Snow Hill Partners, he headed a successful investment in the Web 3 space that brings new innovation to the world of sports, music, and lifestyle. Bob helped orchestrate a key partnership between Oneof and eBay. This partnership marked the online marketplace giant's first foray into digital collectibles, selling out their first collection of NFTs in 24 hours. 

During his medical residency at Stanford, Bob demonstrated his entrepreneurial spirit by founding two start-ups. He spearheaded the launch of knowyourhealth.com, which was later acquired by Boston Scientific, and Equipmentor, a cutting-edge B2B platform specializing in medical equipment support and informatics.

Bob has established himself as a prominent thought leader in the healthcare and life sciences sector, with a notable record of publications, including multiple medical articles and a chapter in esteemed foot and ankle surgical textbook. He has also shared his expertise through lectures on cutting-edge medical advancements and has trained numerous surgeons in foot and ankle surgery.

 

Bob has demonstrated his expertise in clinical research by developing FDA-approved study protocols for clinical trials, serving as Principal Investigator on five studies and co-investigator on numerous others. His research scope has encompassed medical devices and new drug indications. Notably, Bob collaborated with the FDA to design and develop two landmark Level I, double-blind randomized controlled trials. His rigorous, FDA- and IRB-approved studies have been published in prestigious peer-reviewed medical journals, including the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery and the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology, solidifying his reputation as a clinical research expert.

Bob, a distinguished podiatric surgeon, completed his rigorous foot and ankle surgical residency training at the Stanford Medical Center and Palo Alto V.A. Hospital. He graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara in three years, double-majoring in Molecular Biology and Biochemistry. As the founding Partner of Northern California Foot and Ankle Center in San Francisco, Bob led a team of five physicians across three offices, providing expert care to a diverse range of patients, including professional athletes from the NBA, NFL, MLB, San Francisco Ballet, and the Association of Tennis Professionals.

 

Bob co-founded NFT Venture Partners, a pioneering venture that empowers businesses to launch innovative Web3 platforms, leveraging NFTs to unlock real-world experiences and utility. As a seasoned advisor, speaker, and investor in the NFT space, Bob has garnered extensive hands-on experience in purchasing, selling, and minting NFTs, affording him a comprehensive understanding of go-to-market strategies and the commercial landscape of Web3. Bob is on the Board of Advisors of NFT San Francisco.

Bob has leveraged his expertise to advise a range of innovative ventures, including Oneof, a revolutionary green NFT platform that bridges the gap between fans, collectors, and iconic figures in music, sports, and branding. Additionally, he has provided strategic guidance to Veracity Protocol, a pioneering Web3 infrastructure solution that authenticates and tokenizes luxury goods. Furthermore, Bob also advised Mosaic, a cutting-edge platform harnessing the power of Web3 to drive philanthropic and educational initiatives, shaping the future of immutable technologies.

Bob is deeply humbled to serve as an Honorary Deputy Sheriff for Alameda County, California, a distinction that reflects his commitment to community service. When he's not driving innovation, Bob thrives as a devoted husband, father, and friend.

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