Bob is Founder, Owner and President of METfit, and currently serves as its Chairman of the Board. He is a lifelong fitness enthusiast having successfully completed 6 marathons (including the Boston marathon in 2011), 10 triathlons, 6 Spartan races, 3 Pan Mass Challenges (PMCs) and 10 powerlifting meets. Bob is an experienced and successful small business owner where he is also the Founder and CEO of NSI, Inc. — a premier professional services firm that specializes in applying multidisciplinary social science techniques and data-driven analytics to help federal government and fortune 500 clients better and more reliably understand people and their behaviors on critical, complex decision-making problems. Bob is also a military veteran and has served in the federal government as a senior executive within the Department of Defense in Washington DC in the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) and at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). Bob earned his Ph.D in Electrical Engineering from the University of Connecticut in 1997 and his BA/MA (summa cum laude) in Computer Science in 1992 from Boston University.