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Director of Technology
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Rob is currently the Director of Technology at The Field Museum.  He provides technology vision and leadership for the development, management and implementation of technologies across the Museum. Working with teams across the Museum, he leads planning and implementation of systems, technical operations and technology innovation. During his career at the museum he has overseen many projects including: Re-engineering and integrating the Museum's networks, upgrading network egress from 30 Mbps to 1.03 Gbps, engineering and deployment of Wi-Fi to all public areas of The Museum, merging traditional IT and Web into a single department and transferring web site operations to the Communications Department.

Prior to joining the Museum, Rob was the lead systems engineer for a library consortium that provided services and support for over 600 libraries in northeastern Illinois.  Additionally, he's spent several years as an independant technology consultant.