Robert G. Kiggans
Vice Chairman ATI Board of Directors
Robert Kiggans is Vice Chairman of the ATI Board of Directors. He has over thirty years experience in advanced computer and product data technologies, program and technical management, manufacturing technologies, and command and control systems. Most recently, Mr. Kiggans was Chief Operating Officer of SCRA and President of its Federal Sector. Mr. Kiggans also served as President and CEO of ATI and General Manager of PDES, Inc., an international standards collaboration. Prior to that, he was Vice President of SCRA and Director of the Advanced Technology Group.
Mr. Kiggans was also Director for C3I Advanced Systems at Cincinnati Electronics. He was Deputy Director, Information Science and Technology Office at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) before joining Cincinnati Electronics. As Assistant for Program Integration with the DoD Joint Program Management Office, he supported the development of a multi-billion dollar computer/communications program. While with the Air Force Strategic Air Command, he directed advanced computer technology initiatives, including development of a multi-million dollar automated executive information system. Earlier in his career, he completed the Electronic Data Systems (EDS) Systems Engineering Development Program and became a software systems engineer for EDS.
Mr. Kiggans received a B.S. degree from The Citadel and an M.S. degree from the Air Force Institute of Technology. He was a Research Fellow with the National Institute of Standards and Technology, a former senior member of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers, and a Tau Beta Pi Eminent Engineer. He serves on the Board of Directors of the Association for Enterprise Integration (AFEI); International TechneGroup, Inc. (ITI); PDES, Inc.; and the Silver Crescent Foundation.