Robert Hayman Founder & CEO

Some might call him a visionary, some might call him a perfectionist, some might even call him a control-freak, but whatever you call him, don’t call him Bob! Born in a small California town but raised in Los Angeles, Robert’s experience as a visionary, strategist, marketer and operator extend from Fashion and Retail to MedTech and Real Estate. A graduate of Boston University, Robert is married with two children and lives in Malibu.

What is Your Favorite Quote?

“Every battle is won before it is fought” by Sun Tzu, The Art of War.

What is one item you could not travel without?

My iPad with charger and tons of movies loaded in case I have to hop on a plane at the last minute.

How do you “unwind” from a hectic day at the office?

My favorite way to unwind from a long day is going on a long run or hike. Though it can be hard to carve out the time, I make it a priority.

What is your favorite vacation spot?

Skiing with my family in Aspen.

What was the last thing you learned?

How much more I still have to learn.

What is your favorite book?

A Prayer in the Life of Owen Meany.

What was the last thing you taught someone?

Never think you’re above criticism. If you do, you will fail... miserably.

When was the last time you totally lost yourself in doing something?

When I crawled through a fence at 2am through darkness and flames to help save my home during the Malibu Fire. It felt like time stood still. Fortunately, my home is still standing.

What was your most memorable moment in business?

Turning a $40,000 investment into a $200,000,000 business.