Richard Golob is President and Chief Executive Officer of GGA Software Services, a leading offshore outsourcing company that provides scientific software engineering, algorithm development, and data curation services, especially for the life sciences industry. With its headquarters office in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and its development center in St. Petersburg, Russia, GGA has focused on bringing together science, mathematics, and software engineering to solve client problems.
Previously, Richard was actively involved in the environmental and energy fields, serving as an adviser to government agencies worldwide and to the United Nations Environment Programme, as well as a publisher of respected environmental newsletters. He also served as an adviser to the venture capital firm Charles River Ventures and as chairman of an advisory group at the Harvard School of Public Health.
In addition to his role at UNAGB, he serves as a board member of the U.S.-Russia Chamber of Commerce of New England. Richard is coauthor of The Almanac of Renewable Energy and coeditor of The Almanac of Science and Technology. He graduated from Harvard College with an A.B. degree in biochemical sciences.