Rob Gorham is the Executive Director of Manufacturing Initiatives for the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) where he is responsible for development and execution of strategic manufacturing initiatives.
He previously served as the Executive Director of America Makes, the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute at the National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining (NCDMM). In this position, Gorham was responsible for execution of the $400M, Department of Defense (DOD) sponsored, public-private partnership charged with advancing the adoption of 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing technologies within the United States manufacturing base.
Prior to joining America Makes, he was Senior Manager of the Manufacturing Exploration and Development Group at Lockheed Martin Aeronautics – Advanced Development Programs, also known as The Skunk Works. In this position, Gorham was responsible for leading the transition-focused development and application of affordable manufacturing technologies for Lockheed Martin.
He holds a B.S. in Aerospace Engineering from Texas A&M University and a M.S. in Engineering Management from Southern Methodist University.