Travis Briggs is CEO and Partner of ROBO Global. A veteran of the finance and wealth management industry, Briggs is responsible for managing daily operations of the firm, executing business strategy and serving on the Index and Classification Committees. Prior to joining ROBO Global in March 2014, he served as managing director at Smith Group Asset Management in Dallas, where he created and led the firm’s Private Client Group. Before joining Smith Group, Briggs served as Chief Operating Officer and Director of Business Development at Dallas-based hedge-fund Discovery Management. Earlier in his career, he was the Director of Investor Relations at Triton Energy and worked as an analyst at Bank of America.