With over 30 years of experience Bob Saxon has been a pioneer in yacht management, crew management, yacht build projects and yacht charter specializing in the luxury yacht space. He has held a series of senior executive and leadership positions in the industry working with prestigious brands. Most recently Bob was appointed President of the International Yacht Collection. Previously Bob served as Chief Executive of the International Yacht Brokers Association and as President of Camper & Nicholson's USA, the largest full service yacht brokerage, charter, management and new build specialists in the world. He held the position from 2002-2008 after selling his own business Bob Saxon Associates to Camper & Nicholsons. Prior to his role with Camper & Nicholsons he had owned and operated Bob Saxon Associates for 15 years a leader in professional yacht management services. Earlier in his career Bob was President of the Sacks Group and Vice President of Whittemore & Williams, the forerunner and pioneer of yacht management services. Bob is also the Founding President of the International Superyacht Society, an industry trade group that supports the global superyacht industry and serves to facilitate best practices and networking across the industry at large. He is a licensed broker-manager with International Yacht Brokers Association and a leading industry spokesman and advocate. As an accomplished public speaker he has addressed a variety of groups and associations on matters related to the industry, served as master of ceremonies at yachting affiliated events and been interviewed quoted by a range of leading media including the New York Times, Yachting, Showboats, The Economist, CNBC, National Public Radio, and a number of other trade publications and media outlets.