Industry & Services >> Analyst Interviews >> November 10, 2003

Outlook For Aerospace & Defense: Robert Parker – Amr Research Inc

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. Profile
TWST: In general, what do you see happening in aerospace?

Mr. Parker: We're analysts with a technology perspective, so we look at

the industry with that lens. Our sense of the A&D market