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Robert W. Otto owns and operates Platinum Red, LLC, a company that specializes in presenting large-scale display exhibits featuring memorabilia of leading figures from contemporary culture. Running Platinum Red requires Robert W. Otto to handle all of the executive management duties necessary to ensure the company’s success.

Prior to launching Platinum Red, Robert W. Otto worked for more than 30 years in human resources. His career included various positions within a formal corporate structure, and he also served as a consultant. In both venues, he met with success. He served as a Human Resources Executive for three different Fortune 500 companies. As a consultant, he held the CEO post for an executive human resources firm specializing in the gaming, manufacturing, transportation, and development industries. Robert W. Otto maintains membership in the American Society for Personnel Administration and the Employment Management Association. A graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM), he earned a Bachelor’s degree in History in 1969. He continued his education at UWM, where he completed a Master’s in Urban Studies in 1971.

For relaxation, Robert W. Otto enjoys wine tasting and has developed a reputation as something of a connoisseur. He performs wine tastings and demonstrations and travels to the major wine regions in the United States. In addition, Robert W. Otto is a member of the Board of Directors of ChicaGourmets!, a food and wine organization catering to an elite group of 500 enthusiasts. In this capacity, he plans events at both established and new restaurant venues. He selects the wines to pair with the dinner courses and negotiates pricing for members.

Work experience

Feb 2004Present

President and CEO

Platinum Red LLC


Aug 1969May 1971


University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Aug 1965May 1969


University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee