Management at Ergotron
Bob Fluhrer Vice President, Engineering
Bob has been with Ergotron for over 17 years. In addition to developing the industry’s first flat panel monitor arm, ninety percent of the products in Ergotron’s current product portfolio have been designed under Bob’s leadership. He has also been the chief architect of Ergotron engineering systems, including implementing Oracle, advancing Solidworks design tools, and integrating Ergotron’s global engineering program. In his new role, Bob provides the vision and leadership for Ergotron’s four global engineering teams around the world. Bob serves as the technical advisor on all innovation and core product technology initiatives and guides the engineering team during concept development and launch of all new products.
Prior to working at Ergotron, Bob began his career working on electronics packaging for Navy computers and F111 aircraft at Control Data. He worked as a Principle Mechanical Design Engineer at Computing Devices International (CDI) with diverse projects like the development and productization of the Wearable personal computer, AYK-14 Type 9 Chassis for the US Navy, and lead the development for the design and implementation of the Stores Management System (SMS) for the US Air Force. Bob is also the co-inventor of the Compliant “S” Lead for Leadless Chip Carriers. Prior to CDI, Bob worked as a Configuration Engineer at Control Data in the Government Systems Division. Bob is a member of the IEEE and IEEE Computer Society.
Bob has a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering from the University of Minnesota, Institute of Technology, and is working on his a Masters in Manufacturing Systems and Engineering from the University of St. Thomas. Bob has been married 30 years to his wife Thea and they have raised two boys in Prior Lake, MN. They enjoy travel of all kinds, both domestic and international, and spending time outdoors enjoying nature; Bob also has an interest in photography.