Robert Shirley

Chief Enterprise Architect


Mr. Robert Shirley is the chief enterprise architect in the Infrastructure and Information Technology Operations Branch at CBIIT. He has over 26 years of software development and information technology architecture experience. While working at NCI, Mr. Shirley completed the Senior Executive Enrichment and Development 2014 Leadership Program and was a member of the team that first sequenced an organism. Before joining CBIIT in 2009, he held positions at the National Institute of Standards and Technology Center for Neutron Research, NIH Department of AIDS, and the Institute for Genomic Research. Mr. Shirley graduated from Drexel University in 1991 with a bachelor’s degree in science and math and a minor in computer science. He was a member of the Pi Mu Epsilon mathematical honors society.