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Bob Maresca

Chairman
BOSE

Bob Maresca is Chairman of the Board of Bose Corporation.

Bob graduated with honors from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1978 with a B.S. in mechanical engineering. In 1980, he graduated with honors from Stanford University with a master’s degree in electrical engineering and computer science.

 

Bob started his career at Hewlett Packard’s Scientific Instruments division where he was a member of a Research and Development team that developed the first bench-top blood analyzer in the industry.

 

After HP, Bob joined Philips Research Laboratories, where he earned five patents and published papers on a variety of technical topics that include magnetic bearings, robotics, and control systems.

 

In 1986, Bob joined Bose as a senior research engineer for the Bose suspension research initiative, and became the program’s chief research engineer in 1996. He has earned multiple patents at Bose and has worked on numerous projects related to advanced control systems, electromagnetic actuators, and sensor technology.

 

In 1997, Bob was named general manager of the Noise Reduction Technology Group, responsible for teams developing Headphone technology for the military, aviation and consumer business. In 2002, he was promoted to vice president of Bose’s largest business, the Home Entertainment Division, leading its entry into digital music with SoundDock® systems, and expanding the company’s home theater system product line.

 

In June of 2005, Bob was appointed President of Bose Corporation by Dr. Amar Bose. In September, 2013, the Bose Board of Directors appointed him Chief Executive Officer and President of Bose Corporation.

 

In January of 2018, Bob retired from his role as Chief Executive Officer and President of Bose Corporation, but he continues in his role as Chairman of the Board. 

 

Bob is married, and he and his wife Donna have two children: Cara and Mike. In addition to his engineering and business background, Bob is a sports enthusiast, and has spent many years coaching youth football, soccer, basketball, and baseball.

Wednesday, April 18

Featured Interview

Bob Maresca, Chairman, BOSE
Moderator: Greg Luckman, Global Head, Brand Consulting, CAA