Robert Friezo

Founder & CEO - Verity Partners

Robert Friezo has established himself as a technology thought leader, cultivating a lifelong passion that manifests itself in every endeavor. Since founding the Verity group of companies in 2005, he has grown it into an international enterprise encompassing a broad spectrum of services. Born at the confluence of personal computers and the Internet, he started consulting at an early age for numerous clients, including a pre-IPO dotcom firm. This ignited his entrepreneurial spirit to develop and launch some of the first cloud-based solutions and a social media brand before the phrases were even coined.


Robert graduated from the University of Florida with a bachelor’s degree in business administration specializing in finance. He earned some of the most coveted and prestigious technical certifications from a young age, continually pursuing them as the industry evolves. He was inducted into the Cisco Small Business Executive Board and numerous new product beta teams to harness his problem-solving abilities and forward-thinking.


Garnering a reputation for exacting detail and performance, he served as a key player in the successful launch of landmark projects such as Perez Art Museum, Norton Museum of Art, New World Symphony, and Oxbridge Academy. Verity also built and operates a global network infrastructure from the ground-up, hosting tens of thousands of users around the globe. As a dual Italian/American citizen he frequently travels abroad to expand their business interests, including diversifying into real estate and other verticals.


Active in the community, he is a staunch supporter of cultural organizations and charities especially for the betterment of education and the arts. He serves on the Miami City Ballet Board of Trustees, as well as the New World Symphony Corporate Committee and chairs the Cindy & Robert Friezo Foundation.