As Chief Executive Officer of the NAG Group, Rob is responsible for the company's overall strategic direction. He leads NAG's executive team and plays a key role in the development of new corporate partnerships. His greatest expertise is an understanding of how software is used in a wide variety of industries to solve business problems.
Rob has over 30 years experience in corporate management holding various positions in a wide range of industries. Before coming to NAG, Rob spent ten years at the Gas Research Institute, managing the development of hardware, software and process technology in areas such as gas exploration and development, power generation, and industrial processes. Previous to this, Rob held positions in marine transportation and industrial machinery design and fabrication. During his time working in marine transportation, Rob designed and developed one of the first systems in the US for online fleet management.
Rob received his Bachelor of Science with a concentration in Applied Mathematics & Computer Science and Economics and his Master of Science and Doctor of Science in Transportation and Urban Systems Engineering, all from Washington University (St. Louis). His graduate work focused on the development of multivariate software models for decision-making in transportation systems. As part of his studies he performed sponsored research for the US Environmental Protection Agency, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, and the US Army.