Bob Nehring is a Project Manager for Technomics, where he leads Cost Estimating projects for the Navy and Coast Guard while contributing to several others. He has been an active member of the cost community for over a decade and has become a recognized innovator in the field. In 2013, recognition of his achievements, he was named National Cost Estimator/Analyst of the Year by ICEAA. He is a routine presenter at training events and ICEAA conferences, and he has won several best paper awards, including the Best Conference Paper at the 2012 SCEA/ISPA Joint Annual Conference & Training Workshop. He is the lead inventor on two US Patents for data visualization techniques, and he has developed many databases, models, cost estimates, and dashboards for his customers throughout his career. He holds both undergraduate and graduate degrees in Industrial and Systems Engineering from Virginia Tech and is a Certified Cost Estimator/Analyst (CCEA).