Bob Moore

Bob Moore, CAEBob Moore, CAE
Executive Director
Technology Councils of North America

Bob Moore, CAE, is a Certified Association Executive with 15 years of association management experience. He currently serves as the first executive director for the Technology Councils of North America (TECNA), an amalgamation of technology trade organizations representing more than 22,000 technology-related companies across North America.

Prior to his executive role with TECNA, Bob was vice president for the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT), an 18,000-member association. At IFT he and his team worked with the Board and 2,000 volunteers annually overseeing the development and implementation of the society’s content, community and certification strategies, programs and services. Bob was successful growing and improving member benefits including IFT’s annual meeting scientific program; special interest group best practice sharing, leadership development, competitions and awards; research reports; and the launch of the Certified Food Scientist credential.

Previously, Bob worked with a variety of associations, including technology user groups, as associate director of education at SmithBucklin Corp., the world’s largest association management company. Bob also worked as the director of community-based initiatives at the American Academy of Pediatrics, a 60,000-member professional society, where he secured several million dollars in grants, facilitated grantee best practice sharing, and supported policy development for children with special health care needs.

Bob received a B.S. degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from Illinois State University and an M.A. degree in Organizational Communications from the University of Northern Iowa.