(cont.) Prior to joining 3Com in 1986, Bob spent more than 13 years with Bolt Beranek and Newman Inc. (BBN), in Cambridge, Massachusetts, where he held a variety of senior management positions, most recently, senior vice president, development and engineering for BBN Communications. At BBN, Bob played a key role in the management and development of packet switching for data communications including the ARPANET and the evolution of protocols including TCP/IP, X.25, Satellite-based communications, and data communications security.
Bob earned both his BSEE and MSEE from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His thesis topic was in the area of distributed computing, the research for which was all done on the ARPANET. Previous