Corry Robb

Dir/Advanced Operations
IDEAA

Corry Robb is the Director of an Advanced Operation Division at the Department of Defense (DoD) and leads a team to design, rapidly prototype, and develop cutting edge web capabilities. During his 7 years at the DoD, Corry has served in many rolls; as an advocate for embracing mobile technology, making use of small and rapid research and development (R&D) investments, and as a co-author of an Agency level Strategic Plan.

Prior to the Department of Defense, Corry managed the Advance Offices for both Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretaries Michael Chertoff and Janet Napolitano and served as an advisor to the Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE) Assistant Secretary. Corry started is Federal Government career at the Pentagon working for the Department of the Navy on base realignment and closure (BRAC) issues.

Outside of his government work, Corry is the co-founder and former Vice President of IDEAA (International Developer Education & Advocacy Alliance), a 501(C)(3) non-profit that partners with companies such as Google, Honda, and HTC to put on free developer events throughout the world to expose underserved communities to software development fundamentals. He also recently served as the Chairman of the Alexandria, Virginia Marketing Fund Committee.

Corry is a native of Northeast Ohio and currently resides in Alexandria, Virginia with his wife and two children. He enjoys reading, running, and tinkering with technology (Android, Raspberry Pi, IOT).

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