A native of Maple Heights, Ohio, Robert C. Reed completed his undergraduate studies at The Ohio State University in Columbus, OH., achieving a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science. His employment history includes a successful stint with Rockwell International, where he worked on high clearance projects such as the B-2 Bomber, Stealth Guidance Systems and NASA’s Space Shuttle and Deloitte Consulting where he spent many years working on state eligibility projects and various other HHS projects involving data warehousing.
While living in Chicago, Robert realized his passion for his trade while studying Data Management and Data Warehousing under Bill Inmon, the recognized father of Data Warehousing. The late Mayor of Chicago, Harold Washington provided Robert the entrepreneurial inspiration and support by encouraging minority future leaders to start their own businesses and follow their dreams and passion.
In 1997, Robert applied his expertise in data warehousing, project management and Information Technology to form RCR Technology Corporation, an innovative information technology consulting firm headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. Today, RCR Technology employs over 220 technical consultants in many states specializing in system integration, business intelligence, application development, data warehousing, technical staffing, a growing portfolio of end user client services, IT infrastructure hosting and cloud technologies to name a few.
RCR Technology has led or been a significant partner in many highly visible and impactful projects across Indiana. They include the web-based Bureau of Motor Vehicles system, Medicaid Eligibility System, Indiana Data Warehouse and Indiana Employment Modernization Project (IEMP). Today, with over more than 20 years of experience in designing and implementing eligibility systems and data warehouse solutions for state and federal government, RCR Technology has become one of the leading minority-owned technology companies in the state and across the region. Under Robert’s leadership, RCR Technology has expanded our footprint of service delivery in projects across 17 states.
Robert has driven his RCR Technology team in developing proprietary software applications to help to solve client needs including a call center solution (RCR Answers™), RCR Connect™ a software interface capable of facilitating data integration to multiple unique data warehouses and BHAS™ (Behavioral Health Assessment System) software solution which collects data, manages, analyzes and delivers a clinical assessment used for treatment and monitoring.
RCR Technology has partnered successfully with many of the world’s largest information technology firms and leading consulting companies including IBM, Hewlett-Packard, Amazon AWS, Microsoft, Deloitte, Accenture, and Xerox at various clients including significant Health and Human Services projects locally and nationally.
A strong personal tenet for Robert is his connection to and willingness to support his local community. RCR Technology, since its inception in 1997 has been and continues to be very active in supporting our local community with technical and financial support to a number of worthy events including Indiana Black Expo, Walk to End Lupus Now, Madame Walker Theatre, Fishers Freedom Festival, Eskenazi Health and Super Bowl XLVI (Indianapolis 2012) as a few examples. Robert has served on several community advisory boards providing valuable insights and resources and continues to support his passion of mentorship by providing job opportunities for local youth interested in pursuing a career path in technology.