Robert J. Friedland is President and CEO of Proton OnSite. Mr. Friedland, a founder of Proton in 1996, has held several senior positions at Proton since its inception and has been President and CEO since 2008. Earlier in his career, Mr. Friedland was with United Technologies Aerospace Systems (formerly the Hamilton Sundstrand division). At Hamilton, Mr. Friedland held various positions of increasing responsibility including Program Operations Manager of Navy and Electrochemical Systems. Mr. Friedland earned a BS degree in mechanical engineering from Syracuse University and an MBA from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He is a Director of the Connecticut Business and Industry Association.