Robert A. Hahn is a retired computer industry executive. He grew up in Southern California. He has been a conservative activist since the mid-1990s. He has served on the CPAC Steering Committee, his local Republican Executive Committee, and built the web infrastructure for the Swift Boat Veterans for Truth. He started as a RedState front page contributor in 2005. He has retired from daily participation except as a Pundit Emeritus. He holds an MBA from the Harvard Business School.