Vice President, Public Sector Operations
Rob McHenry is PARC’s COO, responsible for PARC business operations, including both technical project execution and business support services. He is adapting best practices of technical project management to the PARC business model, balancing creative innovation with reliable delivery of advanced technologies on schedule and on budget. He is responsible for all earned revenue through PARC’s diverse portfolio of commercial and government client sponsored research.
Rob is also leading PARC’s business operations support to redefine world-class delivery of the complex services required to operate a state-of-the-art research facility in the heart of Silicon Valley. His team is focused on developing integrated processes and systems that provide visibility up and down the organization to maintain focus on key performance metrics, enable predictable business performance, and allow each of PARC’s talented contributors to focus on their core strengths.
Rob holds degrees from the U.S. Naval Academy in (B.S.) Marine Engineering, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in (M.S.) Nuclear Engineering. He began his career as a nuclear submarine officer in the U.S. Navy.
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The Future of Human-Robot Interaction
29 July 2016 | Xconomy.com
The Future of Human-Machine Culture Imagined At Robo Madness West
29 June 2016 | Xconomy
Researchers at PARC give us a glimpse of the future
25 April 2013 | San Jose Mercury News
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Visit PARC's Booth at the ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit 2017
27 February 2017 - 1 March 2017 | Washington, DC
A.I. and Human-Machine Interaction (panel)
22 June 2016 | San Jose, CA
Visit us at the ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit 2016
29 February 2016 - 2 March 2016 | Washington, DC