ROBERT POLOSKEY:
 




 
 
 
 
 
COO of Osiris Innovations Group. Poloskey supervises North American operations and national and international sales and marketing. He has worked 19 years in the financial industry, with experience in raising investment capital infrastructure development, financing acquisition, and organizing e-commerce strategic merger and acquisition deals. Osiris provides companies with a single supplier supply chain gateway and network.


WHERE BORN: "Detroit."

MOST INFLUENTIAL PERSONS: "Professionally, Tom Bollum (with whom I worked with at Centrix Financial in Denver). He was really my partner, mentor, and spiritual guide in several business ventures. Personally, itís my wife, Liz, and my parents. Both constantly have provided positive attitudes and unwavering support to me."

LAST BOOK READ: "Crossing the Chasm by Geoffrey A. Moore for the hundredth time. Itís like the Venture Capital Guide to business success. Also reading A Man in Full by Tom Wolfe."

WORDS THAT DESCRIBE ME: "Driven and diverse."

WHERE MY FIELD/INDUSTRY IS HEADED: "The supply chain automation industry really will be one of the technology spend categories in the next five years. Osiris will be a catalyst in providing our clients a single-party solution. We are one of the few companies that provide the complete procurement to payment process for our suppliers. We feel weíre at the head of the pack in this category."

FAVORITE TECHNOLOGICAL GADGET: "Iím building a house so Iím putting a smart home system in it. It literally controls all of your lighting, appliances, and audiovisual systems. Itís pretty amazing."

FAVORITE PLACE: "On a boat in the ocean. It doesnít matter what ocean."

FAVORITE HOBBIES: "Family activities with my wife and three little girls; working on my ranch; cooking and racing. I race cars and motorcycles."

FAVORITE FOOD: "I love to cook. My favorite foods to cook are Italian and Polish."

MY HIDDEN TALENT: "Itís probably painting."

HOW I WANT TO BE REMEMBERED: "Personally, I want to be remembered as a good husband and good father. Professionally, I want to be remembered as someone who created a sustainable business and provided a valuable service to our clients. And also as someone who made a contribution to our community and to our employees."

At the annual awards reception in May 2015, one Leader & Innovator from the previous 12 months will be selected as the Leader & Innovator of the Year.