Since joining MapInfo in 1995 Bob has helped shape many of the Location Intelligence Business’s products using his expertise in areas such as Spatial Indexing, Map Rendering and Public API Design. Bob holds a M.S. in Artificial Intelligence from George Washington University and a B.S. in Computer Science from Rochester Institute of Technology. He also graduated from the General Electric Information Systems Management Program. Bob is currently Software Architect on the MapInfo Pro team and recently helped design, rework and deliver the newer versions of Pro. Previously Bob has helped lead several developer products to market such as MapX and MapXtreme as well as the OGC standards based MapInfo Manager product. Bob’s commitment to client-centricity and contribution to ensuring the overall quality of all aspects of the product, not just the technical parts has been a key to the success of these efforts.