Chief Technology & Strategy Officer
Robert Cordova currently serves as Chief Technology & Strategy Officer for the Milwaukee Bucks. In his role, Robert is responsible for all technology infrastructure, business analytics, and information systems enabling the Milwaukee Bucks and its ancillary businesses, including Fiserv Forum, Wisconsin Herd G-League team, Bucks Gaming eSports, and Deer District real estate.
Robert has taken a unique approach in forming separate but collaborative Operation Technology and Information Technology teams and best practices in order to serve
the distinct natures of the venue businesses and the professional sports businesses.
Robert has been responsible for implementing scalable and extensible technologies to accommodate innovations and advancements in area such as business intelligence, performance analytics, wireless communications, video broadcast, and digital marketing. Fiserv Forum, which opened on Aug. 26, 2018, showcases many of these, making it one of the most technologically advanced arenas in the world. Robert joined the Milwaukee Bucks in April 2018.
Robert is an innovative technology leader with more than 30 years of IT enterprise experience. Prior to his current role, Robert was the Principal Architect and Regional Chief Technology Officer for AT&T, where he was responsible for aligning the business goals of AT&T’s enterprise customers with AT&T solutions. Throughout his 30-plus-year career, Robert has held high-level technology positions at Sara Lee Corporation, CenturyLink and Northrop Grumman.
Robert has been a keynote speaker and panel member at several industry conferences, including the CGT Sales and Marketing Forum, VenuesNow Conference, and the Future Guest Experiences conference. Robert received a 2019 Chief Information Officer of the Year award from the Milwaukee Business Journal for his work at the Bucks and in the community.
He graduated from Yale College with a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering and was a member of the Yale Lightweight Rowing team. He is married with three children and enjoys hiking and biking