Bob has enjoyed a challenging and fruitful career in the computer
and electronics industry for the past 35 years. He has an exceptionally
broad exposure to the most recent developments in these technologies.
Bob was co-founder, President and CEO of Systems Control, a computer
systems and software company with 500 employees, including 100 with
Ph.D. degrees, prior to its sale to British Petroleum. In addition,
he was President of the international Institute of Electrical and
Electronic Engineers, the 340,000 member professional society for
electrical engineers and computer scientists.
Bob has worked for IBM, Hughes Aircraft and SRI International.
He was also a Consulting Professor at Stanford University in the
Engineering-Economic Systems Department for over 20 years. Bob received
his Ph.D. and MS degrees from Stanford University, and a BS degree
from MIT, all in Electrical Engineering. He has written six textbooks
and 140 technical papers on software and computer systems. His favorite
pastime is golf.