Dr. Bohn serves as Program Manager for the NIST Cloud Computing Program. In this role, he manages and coordinates the goals and strategy of the program. Through collaborations with industrial, academic and other government stakeholders, NIST published the US Government Cloud Computing Technology Roadmap (NIST SP 500-293). The requirements in the roadmap focus on the issues of security, interoperability and portability to ensure a safe & secure adoption of cloud computing for the USG.
Currently, the NCCP pays significant attention to the creation of a conceptual architecture and vocabulary for federating clouds. Bob also serves as the chair of IEEE/P2302 Standard for Intercloud Interoperability and Federation to create an economy amongst cloud providers.
Previously, he served as the Technical Coordinator for the High End Computing Interagency Working Group (HEC-IWG) at National Coordination Office of the Networking and Information Technology Research and Development (NITRD) under the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP). He now serves as a co-chair for the FASTER Community of Practice under the NITRD Program.