Neil Cobb was the executive director of the AT&T Knowledge and Proposal Management Center from 2000 to 2013. He has more than 25 years experience in commercial proposal development and management. He recently concluded a three-year engagement as continuing lecturer in technical communication at the University of North Texas, where he received his master's degree, and he holds six U.S. patents for his content authoring and repurposing methods and systems. He is a fellow of the Association of Proposal Management Professionals (APMP) and a former commercial director of the organization. He is also co-author of Writing Business Bids and Proposals for Dummies (John Wiley and Sons, LTD, 2016).