Bob Kavetsky

CEO and President of the Energetics Technology Center

Robert Kavetsky is the CEO and President of the Energetics Technology Center, a research and development organization headquartered in Maryland.  ETC executes technology development and tech transfer programs for the Department of Defense and other agencies. During his career in the Department of the Navy he led efforts in hypersonics facilities development and undersea weapons technology.  He was appointed the first Warfare Center Liaison to the Office of Naval Research where he established the N-STAR program, a Navy-wide effort aimed at reinvigorating the science and technology community within the Navy’s Warfare Centers. Mr. Kavetsky received B.S. and M.S. degrees in Mechanical Engineering and a Master of Science degree in Engineering Administration from Catholic University. He has co-authored 10 books, and papers addressing both technology and workforce policy issues.