Applicology was founded by Bob Flores upon retiring from his 30 year career at the Central Intelligence Agency. While there, Bob held positions in the Directorate of Intelligence, Directorate of Support, and the National Clandestine Service. Some things Bob did at CIA:

Econometric and statistical modeling.

Software architecture, design, and development.

Computer interface designs.

Special communications designs.

Database design.

Program Management.

Collaboration technologies.

Enterprise Architecture.

Technology Assessments.

Planning and strategy for software and hardware licensing.

In recognition for his service, Bob was awarded the CIA's Distinguished Career Intelligence Medal. His penultimate position at CIA was as the Chief Technology Officer.

Bob has a Bachelors and Masters in Statistics from Virginia Tech, and has done graduate studies at George Washington University and the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

Bob firmly believes that a technologist's role is to first understand the nature of the business, and then apply the appropriate technologies.