About Robert "Bo" Parfet
Robert “Bo” Parfet attended Colorado State University, University of Michigan, and the Kellogg School of Management. Robert “Bo” Parfet also worked in the finance industry, most notably for FASB (Financial Accounting Standards Board) and J.P. Morgan.
In 2003, while working on Wall Street, Parfet embarked on the “Seven Summits” mission. In 2009, he published a book about his adventure, titled “Die Trying: One Man’s Quest to Conquer the Seven Summits.” Before that, he published a book on the exploits of members of the prominent Explorers Club, titled “They Lived to Tell the Tale: True Stories from the Legendary Explorers Club” that contains true stories told by the members of the Explorers Club.
In 2010, Denali Venture Philanthropy came to life, founded by him and his wife. Denver, Colorado’s suburban city of Boulder was picked for the company’s location. The company works with and invests in organizations that work on raising awareness about social and environmental problems around the world. With his family also settled in Boulder, for Robert Parfet, Colorado is his current home.
Northwestern University (Kellogg School of Management)
University Of Michigan
Colorado State University
Mar 2014- Feb 2018