The Intelligent Leisure Solutions Group was created by a group of friends and colleagues in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil in 1999. Since then it has spun off several companies.
The Group is currently led by Robert Phillips. Robert has been called a Bolivian, a Brazilian, an American, a Spaniard and a Redneck, and can claim that he is all of them. He is a US Citizen and has been living in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil since 1998.
Robert Phillips, the Managing Partner of ILS (Intelligent Leisure Solutions), is a US citizen born in Santa Cruz, Bolivia, currently residing in Salvador, Brazil. He spent most of his non-adult life living throughout South America – Brazil (Amazon, Salvador and Rio de Janeiro), Bolivia and Colombia.
Robert has a BS in Electrical Engineering and an MS in Space Power from Auburn University; and has worked in sectors as diverse as space power in the USA and oil exploration in Kuwait. He then ventured to the business side working for Bayer Pharmaceuticals after receiving his MBA from Thunderbird – School of Global Management and then to Salvador, Brazil in 1998, where he developed tourism and entertainment projects for Odebrecht.
Robert began Intelligent Leisure Solutions in 1999 to create innovative solutions merging technology, tourism and real estate, and he currently manages 5 companies:
Our team is an eclectic group of Brazilians, North Americans, Europeans and Tbirds that have decided to make Salvador, Bahia, Brazil their home. This international mixture is what makes us unique and allows us to provide superior quality and innovation solutions in all of the services we offer.
Our goal is to offer only innovative quality solutions to our clients and to provide above average returns to our investors.