Rob is a co-founder of High Assurance Systems and is responsible for general management, marketing, and sales. He is an authority on partitioning operating systems; has presented at defense conferences; and as a member of the OUSD(AT&L) Unmanned Aircraft System Control Segment Working Group, led the platform infrastructure services task group, represented the group to NSA, and currently serves as Vice Chair of its Technical Review Board.
Prior to High Assurance Systems, Rob led aerospace and defense (A&D) at Wind River. As Vice President and General Manager of A&D, he grew this business from $71 million to over $100 million in less than three years. Previously, Rob held positions in sales and marketing; was operations director for the platforms division; was director of an engineering unit; and was responsible for worldwide customer support, process improvement, and technical publications.
Prior to Wind River, Rob worked at The Rand Corporation in software tool development and weather modeling, at Information Sciences Institute managing customer support for part of the ARPANET and in machine translation, and at Fluor Corporation on an electrical cabling layout program for large refineries.