Robert S. Bauer, Ph.D.
Former VP and CTO of Xerox Global Services
Bob Bauer has over 30 years of leadership in turning innovative technologies into strategic advantages. Dr. Bauer is the former Vice President and founding CTO of Xerox Global Services. He joined Xerox’s Palo Alto Research Center (PARC) in its inaugural year of 1970. On PARC senior staff, he led the Systems Science Laboratory and helped create PARC’s Advanced Systems Development Lab. These organizations delivered socio-technical innovations that leveraged deep understanding of how people can better manage increasing amounts of information in the workplace. He has incubated and helped create many companies that leverage innovative technologies that help businesses be more productive. He is a fellow of the American Physical Society, and has been an Advisor for the National Academy of Sciences, the National Science Foundation, UNESCO, and the federal Departments of Commerce, Defense, and Homeland Security. Dr. Bauer earned M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University.