Government Affairs & Public Policy Thought Leader
Bob Dix serves as President of RBD Associates, a consulting firm that provides government relations and public policy support focusing on subjects primarily in the information and communications technology sector including cybersecurity, critical infrastructure protection, supply chain risk management, full and open competition in federal procurement, and more. Dix has compiled an impressive career in senior executive roles in industry and government. Most recently he served for 11 years with Juniper Networks as Vice President- Global Government Affairs & Public Policy. During the 108th Congress, Dix served as the Staff Director for the House Committee on Government Reform Subcommittee on Technology, Information Policy, Intergovernmental Relations and the Census. Among its oversight responsibilities for the Subcommittee was the implementation of the Federal Information Security Management Act ( FISMA ). Mr. Dix also served as President of two smaller technology companies and prior to that served 12 years as an elected representative in local government in the Northern Virginia area. Dix has served in leadership roles of a number of strategic public – private partnerships and represented Juniper Networks with the President’s National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee. Dix was honored with a Federal 100 Award in 2007 & 2009 and was the honoree for the prestigious Industry Eagle Award in 2010. Dix attended Virginia Tech and is based in Vienna, Virginia. In his volunteer time, Bob is a volunteer youth sports coach.