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About Commentator: Bob Carter

| On 01, Sep 2007

Bob Carter

Robert (Bob) Carter, has over 20 years experience in the Aerospace industry with Raytheon and BAE Systems. Now based in Tucson, Arizona, Bob’s knowledge and experience has been gained as both a Program Manager and a Business Developer across a broad range of high technology systems. Bob has developed capture strategies and led capture teams to over $2.5Bn of business. He has extensive knowledge of international business, having led several multi-national campaigns and projects, traveling to more than 30 countries.

Recently, Bob has been focused on developing customer relationships through Raytheon Six Sigma, unveiling many opportunities for growth in this field. He has also developed and delivered new training to enable new leadership behaviors towards growth. As part of his Six Sigma role, Bob led the Raytheon team in a new partnering initiative with the UK MoD called Programme RaPID, or Raytheon Partnering In Defence, a program that won the Raytheon CEO Award For Customer Relationships in 2004, and the UK Chief of Defence Logistics award for Partnerships in 2005 

Bob has a MBA with Distinction from the University of Hertford in the UK. Bob is now leading Raytheon’s Six Sigma efforts for Innovation and Growth. He is a sought after speaker having delivered many keynote speeches on Six Sigma for, Innovation Growth and Voice Of The Customer. He is also a published poet and the author of The Balanced Innovator, a book about achieving out of this world performance through Innovation, Growth and Six Sigma (expected publication in November 2007).

Born in Manchester, England, Bob is married to Teresa and has five children, three daughters and two sons.