Rob “ninjan33r” Slater has both strategic and tactical leadership expertise in building and managing multidisciplinary teams that execute highly technical programs. As a former Program Manager at the US Air Force Research Lab (AFRL), he has significant leadership experience guiding multiple, complex technology teams. After establishing a $40M acquisition program for the B2 antenna upgrade, he led a 100+ member, multi-disciplinary team in the development of an $80M, next-generation aircraft capability.
Slater currently leads 200+ Airmen as the Director of Operations for a combat engineer unit in the Air National Guard.
He holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Clemson University and a M.Eng. in Innovation and Entrepreneurship from Wright State University.