Robert Keller is a Vice Chairman of J.P. Morgan and has been with the firm’s Private Bank since 2002. He maintains offices in San Francisco and Palo Alto and is a member of the Leadership Committee for the Western Region. Robert is responsible primarily for managing client relationships in northern California and for developing the region’s strategic focus for new business development. Prior to joining J.P. Morgan, Robert had been a General Partner at Rosewood Capital in San Francisco from 2000-2002. He also was an investment banker with Hambrecht & Quist, where he served as head of the firm’s Internet investment banking group from 1995-2000. From 1992-1995, Robert worked in corporate finance in the Media & Entertainment group at Citicorp Securities in New York, focusing primarily on high yield origination and leveraged lending for broadcast and cable companies.
In addition to his professional commitments, Robert currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Silicon Valley Community Foundation, where he is a member of the Foundation’s Investment Committee. In April 2016, Robert was appointed to the Athletic Advisory Board at Tufts University, where he will help develop and refine the school’s mission of cohesion at the intersection of its athletic and academic programs. In September 2013, he was elected to the Board of Trustees of the Menlo School in Atherton, CA. and served on the Finance and Leadership Gifts Committees. From 2003-2012, Robert served on the Board of Directors of the Children’s Health Council in Palo Alto, where he was a member of the Executive Committee and chaired the agency’s Finance Committee.
Robert received his M.B.A. from Harvard University and his B.A. in economics from Tufts University.