Full Name
Col Robert King
Job Title
Senior Material Leader for the Enterprise IT and Cyber Infrastructure Division
U.S. Air Force
Speaker Bio
Colonel Robert Franklin King, “Bobby,” is the Senior Material Leader for the Enterprise IT and Cyber Infrastructure Division, Hanscom Air Force Base, Mass. The 900+ person Division is the program management office for 150+ cyber and IT projects supporting the Department of the Air Force as well as Joint and Coalition operations worldwide. The $6.5B portfolio is responsible for providing integration, sustainment, and support for Air Force cyberspace systems at over 300 AF and ANG installations worldwide.

Colonel King was commissioned in 1995 as a graduate of the Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps at University of Arkansas. He has held a variety of assignments in aircraft maintenance/munitions, information technology and space systems acquisitions, space systems programming, and satellite operations. This includes service as a Squadron Operations Officer, Material Leader for IT Infrastructure, and Space Operations Support Squadron Commander within the National Reconnaissance Office. He has also served in the Pentagon three times; first as an Air Force Intern, then as a Space Superiority Programmer and Executive Officer to the Deputy Chief of Staff for Strategic Plans and Programs (HAF/A8), and finally as Chief of the Information Technology, Cyber, and Business Systems Division, Information Dominance Programs, Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition. He deployed to Qatar in 2008 and served in the Combined Air and Space Operations Center on the Director of Space Forces (DIRSPACEFOR) staff where he was responsible for integrating space capabilities into combat operations.
Robert King