Bob joined Scaled in 2009 as a Design Engineer working on SpaceShipTwo. During his time on that program he worked on the rocket motor controller for the propulsion system and obtained the FAA Experimental Permit for the spaceship. In 2012, he became the Project Engineer for the Firebird program where he conducted nearly 200 test flights. In early 2015 he took on the role of Director of Engineering.
Bob came to Scaled from Nortel Networks where he was a Consulting Engineer working for the Chief Technology Officer. He has been a Research Affiliate at the MIT Media Lab, the Chairman of an ITU-T focus group, and the President of his own manufacturing/consulting firm.
Bob holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Cincinnati. In his spare time, Bob works on obtaining ratings to add to his Commercial Pilot License. He is also a figure skater, figure skating official, and a Cozy MkIV experimental aircraft builder.