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Robert J. Szczerba
Chief Executive Officer, X Tech Ventures
Dr. Robert J. Szczerba is the Chief Executive Officer of X Tech Ventures, an innovative company applying game-changing technologies from multiple, diverse industries to improve healthcare outcomes. Previously, Dr. Szczerba was the Corporate Director of Global Healthcare and Life Sciences for Lockheed Martin, the nation’s largest defense contractor. Lockheed Martin also designated Dr. Szczerba a Senior Fellow Emeritus of Advanced Technology, the highest technical leadership recognition in the corporation, based on an exceptional record of sustained technical achievement with significant business impact.
Dr. Szczerba has more than 100 publications and 30 patents / patents pending in multiple emerging technology domains with both federal and commercial applications. He has served on Advisory Boards at Johns Hopkins Medicine, the University of Southern California, Cornell University, University of California at Davis, and the Mars Corporation. Originally from Rochester, N.Y., Dr. Szczerba attended the University of Notre Dame where he earned Bachelor and Master of Science degrees in Electrical Engineering and a Doctorate in Computer Science. Additionally, Dr. Szczerba is personally interested in causes related to special needs children, with a focus on autism spectrum disorders. He currently lives in upstate New York with his wife Ellen and son Andrew.