Robert Maynard joined Kitware in March 2010 as a Research and Development Engineer. He received his B.S. in Computer Science from Laurentian University in May 2007. After graduating Robert spent 3 years at MIRARCO where he was the primary programmer on ParaViewGeo, a fork of ParaView designed for the mining industry. He is active contributor to the CMake, DAX, ParaView, and VTK projects. He has extensively contributed to the build systems for multiple open source projects.