Bob RiccominiCTO, Principal Engineer
Bob is Chief Technical Officer and cofounder of Whipsaw. He is also the Principal Engineer, providing extensive technical knowledge and program leadership while directing the mechanical engineering department. Bob is an accomplished engineer who is driven by functional perfection, sound logic and purposeful innovation. He is an expert at building the most effective product development process for a given client need. Bob also offers deep knowledge about tooling, materials, and manufacturing processes.
Bob has directed the engineering development of several major programs for clients including Bossanova Robotics, Bowers & Wilkins, Cisco, Leapfrog, Extreme Networks, Motorola, Nike, Pelican, Roku, Peloton, Securimetrics and Tascent. He has been granted dozens of design and utility patents, and has contributed to many awards including the Innovations Design and Engineering Showcase Award, Red Dot and IDEA.
Prior to cofounding Whipsaw in 1999, Bob was an Engineering Director at Silicon Graphics, an engineering manager at Apple Computer and an engineer at Hewlett-Packard. Bob graduated from San Jose State University in 1982.