Robert Parker

ROBERT PARKER is Vice President of Research at AMR Research, Inc. Prior
to AMR Research, he was the CIO and a principal at TDI, Inc., a
technology based company that included distribution, systems
integration, and Internet Service Provider (ISP) business units. During
his tenure at TDI, he led a design team that produced a sophisticated
self-service commerce application for the configuration, quoting, and
ordering of Sun compatible servers and workstations. He also led the
company’s system integration unit into the manufacturing marketplace by
emphasizing the benefits of Internet/intranet/extranet based
applications. Prior to TDI, he worked as a consultant with Geary,
Furnari and Gendron assisting clients in project management and the
application of specialized technology. He has held IT management
positions with manufacturing companies such as Eastern Technologies,
Sturm Ruger and Sanders Lockheed. He holds an MBA, with a concentration
in decision support systems, from New Hampshire College. His
undergraduate work was done at Rivier College, where he received a
Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science and Accounting.