HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – PeopleTec is honored to welcome Mr. Bob Strider to our team as Vice President for Emerging Programs. In this role, Bob will develop strategy for the company in hypersonic research and development while supporting MDA’s hypersonic defense program and collaborating with other organizations. For the past three years, Bob was Deputy Director for the US Army Hypersonic Project Office (AHPO) under the US Army Rapid Capabilities and Critical Technologies Office (RCCTO). Prior to his AHPO role, Bob supported advanced systems test and development at the US Army Space and Missile Defense Command (USASMDC). Bob brings over 35 years of Government experience to PeopleTec specifically in the areas of program management, research and development, models and simulations, ground tests, test and evaluation, and acquisition.
Bob received a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Alabama in Huntsville. Prior to entering Government service, he taught high school and has a bachelor’s degree from Auburn University and a master’s degree from Alabama A&M. He is level 3 certified in Test and Evaluation and Systems Planning, Research, Development, and Engineering and level 2 in Program Management from the Defense Acquisition University.