Robert Wise - CIO
As Chief Innovation Officer (CIO) Bob Wise leads the vision and future development of new technologies, services and applications for MTN Satellite Communications (MTN).
Mr. Wise joins MTN from HP, where he was an engineering vice president in HP's public cloud computing effort. He opened HP's Seattle cloud computing office and was instrumental in HP's adoption of OpenStack. Mr. Wise led the engineering team for HP's mobile/cloud-based music project, and came to that position via HP's acquisition of Melodeo. He spent much of his early career building high performance and high reliability distributed systems in the telecommunications industry, most notably as VP Engineering for VoIP/Softswitch pioneer Vsys.
Mr. Wise holds a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science from The College of William and Mary and a master's degree in computer science from the University of Virginia, having worked at the Institute for Parallel Computation and on a NASA grant to develop parallel design simulation techniques for the International Space Station. He currently resides near Seattle, WA.