Bob Stonick is the PARC Director of Contracting, responsible for Contract Management services across the contracting lifecycle from from project selection through project execution. Bob collaborates with Business Development, Project Management, Principal Investigators, and the Executive Leaderhip team to close all business transactions with PARC's customers, and to manage the contracts through project completion. Prior to joining PARC, Bob held executive leadersip positions as the Director of Contracts at Parker Hannifin's Aerospace Group, and as the Vice President of Contracts at Thales Avionics. He held other positions at Boeing, Sea Launch, and was a Contracting Officer for the National Reconnaisance Office. During his 25 years in Contract Management, Bob negotiated significant international business transactions aound the globe with major multinational companies. Bob specializes in Intellectual Property, US and International Negotiating, Government and Commercial contracting principles, Business and Contract Law, Compliance, and Program Management. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from the University of San Francisco, and a Juris Doctorate degree from Western State University College of Law.