Robert Bectel

Senior Program Analyst


Robert Bectel serves as Senior Program Analyst at the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Technology Transitions, where he helps accelerate the commercialization of new energy solutions. In this role, he seeks to establish an efficient, versatile, and user-friendly information enterprise providing multifaceted search capabilities across numerous technology areas within the vast DOE R&D portfolio.

Formerly the Chief Technology Officer for DOE's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Rob leads a brilliant, passionate team dedicated to building the department's Lab Partnering Service. This world-class team, assembled from across the DOE and the national labs, collaborates with scientists, engineers, developers, writers and government officials - all working to make a success. For more than 20 years, Rob has developed and marketed a diverse range of information technology solutions to customers in the public and private sectors.