Kamau Bobb is a former Program Officer at the National Science Foundation in the Directorate for Computer & Information Science & Engineering. He is on rotation from Georgia Tech where he is a research scientist and one of the chief strategists for STEM education for the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI). Prior to his current assignment he served as a liaison to the University System of Georgia (USG) and was the director of the USG system-wide STEM Initiative. Dr. Bobb has more than 10 years experience in STEM policy analysis and program implementation. Prior to joining the faculty at Georgia Tech, he was a science and technology policy analyst at SRI International where he conducted research on university strategic planning and STEM workforce analysis for clients in the United States and in the Middle East. Dr. Bobb holds a Ph.D. in Science and Technology Policy from Georgia Tech and M.S. and B.S. degrees in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California Berkeley.