Dr. Adam T. Drobot is a technologist with management expertise and over forty years of experience with business, government, and academia. Today his activities include strategic consulting, start-ups, and participation in industry associations and government advisory bodies. Previously he was the President of the Applied Research and Government Business Units at Telcordia Technologies and the company’s CTO from 2002 to 2010. Prior to that, Adam managed the Advanced Technology Group at Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC). He also served as Senior Vice President for Science and Technology as part of his 27 years of service at SAIC from 1975 to 2002.
Adam has been the principal or key participant in the development of several large, scientific code systems and software for managing the design and production of complex platforms. He has published more than 100 journal articles, and is a frequent contributor to industry literature. He currently holds 21 patents. Adam is the 2007 recipient of IEEE’s Managerial Excellence Award. He holds a BS in Engineering Physics from Cornell University and a PhD. in Plasma Physics from the University of Texas. He is currently a member of Several Corporate Boards, the FCC Technology Advisory Council, and he also Chairs the Employee Benefits and Compensation Committee as well as the Awards Recognition Council for the IEEE.