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Rick LaRowe

Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems
Dr. Richard LaRowe is a Principal Engineering Fellow and has been with Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems (IDS) for 17 years. He is currently the IDS Software Engineering Technical Director and leads the IDS strategy and roadmaps for applying Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. Rick contributes to systems and software architecture and engineering initiatives across multiple IDS captures and programs. He is a Raytheon Certified Architect, Chair of the IDS Architecture Review Board (ARB), and has been Chief Architect on multiple programs, including the Zumwalt class destroyer program.

Prior to joining Raytheon Rick held senior management and technical positions working in advanced systems and software at Baltimore Technologies, GTE Internetworking, BBN, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, and Encore Computers.

Rick has background and experience in systems and software architecture, parallel and distributed computing, networking, artificial intelligence, fault tolerance, and Cyber security. He has numerous publications and holds four patents. Rick holds Ph.D., M.S., and B.S. degrees, all in Computer Science.
Rick and his wife Tracey have three children, all in their twenties. His hobbies include woodworking, hiking, and backpacking.