Chief Solution Officer SOIG Founder

As founder, President and Chief Solutions Officer, Robert creates innovative ways to deliver value for our clients - for the benefit of all our stakeholders.

Over Thirty Years of Service 

Combined, Robert has over 30 years of experience as a keynote presenter, corporate leadership practitioner, university professor and psychologist.

Moreover, he has successfully led broad scale and single subject interventions for small businesses and Fortune 500 organizations. In addition, he has lived out his social responsibility by volunteering his leadership expertise to non profit entities.


Dr. Watts is the author of the acclaimed books:

  • “People Are Never The Problem – Refuse to Play the Blame Game,”
  • Development of L.A.D.S. (Learning, Assessment, Diagnosis, Solution) Model,
  • “Swim SidewayZ – Living and Learning Through the Strong Currents of Life and Business,” and
  • “The Plastic Coated Leaf.”


Academic Background

Robert holds a bachelor's degree in Speech and Communication Studies from Boston College, a Master's Degree in Speech and Communication Studies from San Francisco State University and a Doctorate Degree in Organizational Psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology (CSPP), Alliant International University.


Robert is certified to facilitate SLII®,  administer and interpret personality assessment tests including the Myer’s Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), D.I.S.C., Fundamental Interpersonal Relational Orientation – Behavior (FIRO-B), California Psychological Inventory™ (CPI™) assessment and the CPI 260®, The Thomas-Kilmann Conflict Mode Instrument (TKI), and others.

Personal Passions 

Robert is most proud of being a cancer survivor and touching People’s lives with his story of triumph over his greatest life challenge; and also, being a father to three very wonderful children and eight grandchildren - who call him "Babu". (The name for Grandfather in the Swahili).

Value Delivered