Bob Speed possesses extensive marketing and utility industry experience, both of which complement and expand the skills of Dorsey & Company. His career has included employment as Commercial Program Manager for the Power Generation Services group of General Electric, where he interfaced with major utility companies to provide after market services to support GE power generation equipment, and Program Manager for GE-Reuter-Stokes Instruments, where he was responsible for worldwide sales and marketing of electronic instruments and computers systems.
Bob Speed is both a mechanical engineer (Iowa State University) and holds a Masters in Business Administration in finance and marketing from Case Western Reserve University. He is also American Society for Quality (ASQ) Certified Six Sigma Black Belt, indicating a proficiency in and a depth of understanding in the application of Six Sigma principles and practices. As such, Bob applies Six Sigma philosophies and principles, team leadership and management dynamics in all aspects of the DMAIC model (define, measure, analyze, improve, control) to maintain Six Sigma principles. He applies lean enterprise concepts to identify non-value-added activities using specific tools.
He makes his home in San Diego.