Dr. Adam T. Drobot is a technologist and manager with over 35 years of experience. He is currently the Chairman of the Board of OpenTechWorks Inc., a Principal at Grey Beards Consulting, and an Advisor to Berkshire Bridge Capital. At Telcordia he headed the Applied Research Organization, involved in many aspects of Internet, Broadband, Information and Software technologies. He was also responsible for the Government and Public Sector Business Unit. Prior to Telcordia, Adam managed the Advanced Technology Group at Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC). He also served as Senior Vice President for Science and Technology. Adam has been the principal or key participant in the development of several large, scientific code systems. He has published more than 100 journal articles, and is a frequent contributor to industry literature. He currently holds 19 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.