Prior to joining Camcode, Rob was Senior Program Analyst for Traceability and Information Assurance in the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics. He has also been the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) procurement lead for Information Assurance, Cyber Security, Anti-Counterfeiting and UID policy since 2003. He was the lead for two Federal Anti-Counterfeiting working groups focused on risk-based identification and traceability/reporting of suspect counterfeits. Rob holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the Missouri University of Science and Technology and a Master of Business Administration from St. Ambrose University. He also graduated from the Industrial College of the Armed Forces in 2001. Rob is DoD certified in Program Management, Systems Engineering and Quality Assurance. In 2008, he received the Automatic Identification and Mobility (AIM) Global’s Don Percival Award and the U.S. DoD Exceptional Civilian Service award. In 2009, Rob received ID World’s Honorable Mention for the Asset Tracking track and was selected to AIDC 100 in 2010 for his contributions to the growth and advancement of the AIDC industry.