Bob is an operations and engineering professional with over 35 years of experience as a senior level leader and consultant in the information security, wireline, wireless and data networking industry segments. He has held executive level and senior management positions in number of international and US established and start-up companies. His most recent role has been as an executive consulting with assignments in Sabafon (Yemen) as the Deputy CEO, Nortel (India) as a executive consultant for BSNL Network Operations, MIEL e-Security (India) as the Executive Head for the Managed Security Service, Mahindra-British Telecom (India) as the VP for Global Managed Services and Reliance Communications (India) as the Executive VP of Network Operations & Maintenance, Prior to taking on the challenges as an international consultant, Bob spent 22 years in corporate executive management and 8 years as an officer in the US Army Signal Corps. He has held positions with iNNERHOST as the Chief Operating Officer, Metricom as the Sr. Vice President of Network Operations and Services, at Telocity as the VP of Operations, at UUNET/WorldCom as the Director of Network Planning and Implementation and at DATAP Systems as the General Manager of the Telecom segment. Bob has also held Director and Senior Manager level positions for the US Government and at MCI and Sprint. In addition to this civilian career Bob served 24 years as an officer in the US Army Signal Corps encompassing 8 years active and 16 years reserve duty retiring in 1996. He is also a Non-Executive Advisory Board Member for Kineticom, Inc., Bob holds a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from The Citadel and performed graduate studies, in Telecommunication and Automation Systems Engineering and Management, at Southern Methodist University and the University of Southern Mississippi.