Bob Kostrubanic’s forty-seven years of professional experience include consulting and senior management positions in a wide variety of manufacturing and banking companies and related industries, as well as in higher education. He has focused his efforts on contributing to the general improvement of business processes through applied information systems technology, and practical business planning and reengineering techniques. In addition, he has spent significant time managing on the operating side of businesses.
His specific experience includes working for General Motors, The Hoover Company, BFGoodrich, and consulting to the Department of Defense in such roles as database design consultant, senior systems engineer, manager of distribution planning, operations research, and information systems manager and executive.
He is currently the CIO and Director of Information Technology Services for Indiana - Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW), an associate faculty member in the Information Systems & Technology department, and periodically works as a part-time consultant in business strategy and planning, and in business process reengineering. He volunteers as technology advisor to the Allen County Director of IT, and the City of Fort Wayne CIO, and is a member of the Fort Wayne CIO Forum.
Bob earned his Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in engineering from Case Western Reserve University, and graduated with honors from the Bank Administration Institute’s Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin at Madison.