Robert J. (Bob) Latino is currently a Principal with Prelical Solutions, LLC (www.prelical.com). Bob is a former owner and CEO of Reliability Center, Inc. (RCI). This was the Latino family business which was founded in 1972 by Charles J. Latino. RCI is still currently a Reliability Consulting firm specializing in improving Equipment, Process and Human Reliability, after being acquired in 2019.
Bob has been facilitating RCA analyses with his clientele around the world for over 37 years. He has taught well over 10,000 students in 25+ countries, the PROACT® RCA Methodology and associated software solutions. He is author or co-author of eight (8) books related to RCA, Reliability, FMEA and/or Human Error Reduction. Bob is an internationally recognized author, trainer, software developer, lecturer and practitioner of best practices in the field of Reliability Engineering with a specialty in all aspects of a holistic Root Cause Analysis (RCA) system.
Bob currently serves on the Board of Directors for CHOL (Community of Human and Organizational Learning – https://www.cholearning.org/). He also has a book Series entitled, ‘Reliability, Maintenance, and Safety Engineering: A Practical View of Getting Work Done Effectively’ for CRC Press/Taylor & Francis (www.taylorandfrancis.com).
Lastly, Bob is a proud member of the Ambassador Council for UpKeep Technologies (www.onupkeep.com).