Joined DeSilva+Phillips in 2012
Robin heads up the Education and Book Publishing deal verticals at DeSilva+Phillips. She has 15+ years US and International investment banking experience, and 20 years of high-level operational experience.
Notable recent transactions were the sale of n2y to The Riverside Company (edtech deal) and INscribe Digital to IPG (book publishing deal). Other edtech/education and book publishing deals were for companies sold to buyers that included: Amazon, Pearson, McGraw-Hill, Wiley, Macmillan, Cengage Learning; as well as PE firms.
Prior corporate positions comprised Executive Vice President and Publisher, Golden Books, heading up its New York Office; and Vice President of Marketing, Simon & Schuster: Children’s and Adult Trade Paperbacks.
Robin is a frequent speaker/moderator at industry conferences, and is on the Education Business Forum Steering Committee.
Attended NYU Stern Business School
Securities Industry Registrations: Series 7 and 63