Bob is a Stanford trained innovator and change agent, passionate about leading strategic initiatives that drive firms to excel in achieving their goals through the deployment and successful application of leading edge practices across consumer products, retail, financial services, telecom, medical devices and non-profits on an international basis with an impact of over $2 billion.
Bob has held Global Director and Senior Consultant positions at Motorola, Verizon, CitiGroup, Ocwen Financial, Johnson & Johnson, Kyocera, BlackBerry and others. Over his career, he has created, deployed and managed enterprise training programs, as well as taught thousands of employees in Design Thinking, Lean, Six Sigma, Design for Six Sigma, Lean Startup, Agile Design and Shainin Methods.
He has also led new product and service development efforts, including leading a team of engineers in breaking the Japanese trade barrier in electronics, going on to beat all 5 Japanese competitors in cost, quality, performance and on-time delivery to become the #1 seller of radios in Japan. As Director of Reliability, Bob developed an accelerated life test that saved Motorola over $1 billion. For his contributions, he was inducted to Motorola's Science Advisory Board (top 1% of engineers based on peer review).
Outside of work, Bob has served as Chairman of the Board of the South Florida Science Museum & Aquarium, as well as creating and directing a program for Palm Beach County Schools to motivate "at risk" students to pursue STEM educations and careers. In recognition, Bob received Motorola's Volunteer of the Year award.
He is a licensed US Patent Agent with 13 issued patents. His contribution to pop culture is the score info display seen in the corner of all televised sporting events.
Bob holds an MBA, McHRM and BSME as well as a Professional Certificate in Innovation from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and attended executive education in Corporate Strategy at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management.
Bob's certifications include: Motorola MBB, Villanova Lean Sensei, ASQ Manager of Quality & Organizational Excellence, ASQ Black Belt, SAFe 4 Agilist, Scrum Master, Design Thinking Practitioner, and Kaizen Workout-Innovation Boot Camp Facilitator.