Robert Glazer, Founder and Managing Director, Acceleration Partners

Robert (Bob) Glazer is a serial entrepreneur with a demonstrated track record and passion for growing revenue and profits for B2C-based companies. In demand by top brands and investment firms, he has extensive experience in the consumer, e-commerce, retail, online marketing, and ad-tech industries—partnering with brands such as adidas, ModCloth, Reebok, Target, Tiny Prints, Gymboree, and Warby Parker.

A sought-after speaker, Glazer has presented to global audiences at ad:tech, Affiliate Summit, Pubcon, BlogHer, Internet Retailer, DMA, PMI Europe, and He is a regular contributor to, and Success Magazine, writing about performance marketing, strategy, and culture and has published over 100 articles on marketing, strategy, leadership and entrepreneurship. 

Glazer is the author of the bestselling book, Performance Partnerships: The Checkered Past, Changing Present and Exciting Future of Affiliate Marketing and his Friday Forward ( inspirational posts reach over 16,000 leaders each week across the world. 

Glazer serves on the Board of Directors for BUILD Boston, is a global leader in Entrepreneur’s Organization (EO) and founded The Fifth Night charitable event. He also serves as an adviser to high-growth businesses.