Bob Messenger

Adjunct Lecturer, Management Information Systems

Degrees

BSME, California State University Northridge

Areas of Expertise

  • Leadership
  • Military and Aviation Operations and Technology
  • Program Management
  • Business Operations
  • Information Technology Management

Courses

MIS 688 Project Execution and Presentation

Bio

Bob mentor's student teams in the execution and completion of an actual consulting project engagement.  He also teaches in the School of Math and Science as well as the School of Engineering.

He is committed to the unlocking and realization of each human being’s full potential. He is effective at creating supportive, accountable and collaborative environments that maximize the contribution that our students provide to our clients, while providing the students with important industry experience.

Bob was born and raised in Los Angeles and graduated from the California State University campus. Upon graduation, Bob went into the Navy where is became an officer and Navy Carrier pilot. He has flight time in the E-2C Hawkeye, F-14C Tomcat, T-28C Trojan, T-2C Buckeye and the T-44 Turbomentor. He has 2500 hours of flight time and 250 day and night carrier arrested landings and takeoffs.

Bob was on active duty for 7 years where upon he entered the Navy Reserves and went to work for Hughes aircraft which later merged with Raytheon. Bob retired from the Naval Reserve in October 2004 as a Commander and then retired from Raytheon after 27 years in December of 2015.

While at Hughes and Raytheon, Bob was a technical and program manager where he managed the development, testing, acceptance, delivery and installation of various high technology systems both in the US and around the world. Bob is very involved as a volunteer leader for Landmark Worldwide, a transformational training and development company.