Vice President, Public Sector Operations
Rob McHenry is Vice President of Public Sector Operations, leading the integrated operations of all government-related activities across PARC with a focus on strategy and government business growth. He oversees internal operations for public sector business capture and project execution, external activities to support PARC’s relationships with both public sector decision makers and strategic teaming partners, and the technical alignment of PARC’s focus areas with public sector needs and opportunities.
Rob joined PARC as the Energy Technology Program Manager and managed the development, execution, and strategy of its energy portfolio. Prior to PARC, he was a program manager at the DARPA Tactical Technology Office, where he led large-scale advanced technology system development and demonstration programs. Rob also led a technology management consultancy that architected and applied systematic technology development methodologies in both the public and private sectors.
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-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
ARPA-E awards $43M to 19 energy storage projects to advance electric vehicle and grid technologies
2 August 2012 | Green Car Congress
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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
Visit PARC’s Booths at the 2015 ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit
9 February 2015 - 11 February 2015 | National Harbor, MD