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Bob Gough

Bob Gough

Senior Lecturer

Ph.D., Duke University (Applied Economics)
B.A., Bates College (Economics)

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Bob is the Managing Director of Chatham Hill, a data and predictive analytics firm that advises companies from early-stage to Fortune 500. C He is also Senior Lecturer at the Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics at UNH where he teaches strategic management and investment banking. 

Bob has over 30 years of experience in management, operations, strategy, and institutional capital markets. He has consulted with senior decision makers at some of the world’s largest Fortune 500 companies including Bank of America, Microsoft, and  Raytheon. Bob has also worked with leading government policy makers, including the Office of the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Great Britain, the Japanese External Trade Organization, the Bundesbank, and the U.S. Department of Defense, and led the forecasting team supporting President Reagan’s Grace Commission.  

Bob served as CEO for several companies including an international management consulting company and Corporate Broadcasting Network. He was also a Senior Economist at DRI and the chief investment strategist for a New York-based alternative investment company.  

He has served on numerous boards such as the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Bates College, Duke University, and Covenant Christian Academy. 

He has appeared on nationally televised programs such as the Today Show, Good Morning America, the CBS Evening News, and the PBS News Hour. Dr. Gough was previously the economics editor at WBZ-TV, the Boston NBC (now CBS) affiliate, has hosted interactive radio shows on National Public Radio (NPR) and syndicated AM stations, and provided economic commentary for CBS radio on WBZ 1030. 

He has lectured at leading colleges and universities including Harvard, MIT, Stanford, Duke, UCLA, Berkeley and Wellesley, where he taught economics and predictive analytics for ten years. Dr. Gough is renowned for his public speaking in both this country and abroad on the effects of the economy, technology and government policies on investment opportunities and growth strategies. 

His expertise in helping companies understand the impact and opportunities of market shaping trends make him an invaluable resource for current and aspiring market leaders around the world.