Clifford D. Jolly
Cliff is the Chief Executive Officer for ELS Technology. Current activities include Additive Software® (a next-generation 5-D Graphical Financial & Business Process Management productivity solution), a fully-featured Technology/Retail Innovation Center portfolio model for 21st-Century Global Cities, and Sustainable Chemical Processes (clean process catalysts, environmental sensors & PaaS data system) for both industrial and advanced aerospace life support system applications. Cliff’s core competencies are Market Strategy, Product Innovation and Process Development. His primary areas of expertise are in product design, market analysis, process economics, technology & financial management, chemical process development, heterogeneous catalysis, advanced water treatment, health and scientific instrumentation, and environmental chemistry. He has led the innovation and commercialization of seven industrial process technologies (inclusive of manufacturing and marketing), in addition to a number of retail consumer products (Detailed Project List). Cliff has previously held positions as a Private Equity Portfolio Strategist, an energy program manager for a Fortune 500 science & technology company, a principal research scientist and business development manager for an aerospace (Space Station & Shuttle) firm, a high school & collegiate baseball coach for 6 years, a research scientist at a major university National Science Foundation-funded biomedical laboratory, and a transaction control manager at a retail bank operations center.
He has conducted extensive on-site research on the effects of globalization on industries and firms, and the macroeconomic and sociopolitical forces affecting corporations. He has worked & conducted research in over 40 countries, and holds an MBA in Global Management from Georgetown University Schools of Business and Foreign Service in Washington, DC, and an Executive Master’s in Marketing & Corporate Social Responsibility from ESADE Business School in Barcelona. He also has a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from Arizona State University in Tempe, and has completed the Private Equity Program at the London Business School. Cliff holds six (6) US Patents and is the author of over forty (40) refereed technical publications and reports. He has received five (5) NASA Certificates of Recognition for space flight and commercial technology developments, a NASA Space Act Award, and was a recipient of the NASA “Invention of the Year” in 1994.
Dr. James F. White
Dr. White is Principal Advisor on Clean Technology has more than 45 years of diverse industrial experience in catalyst technology, and is generally considered to be an icon in the industry. His industrial experience includes catalyst discovery, catalyst synthesis and development, catalyst scale-up, characterization and manufacturing, process development, technical service, quality control, and transitioning new discoveries from lab to a manufacturing environment.
Jim’s accomplishments include development and scale-up of over 65 different catalysts and catalytic processes. Dr. White has significant technology experience that can be applied in the field of petroleum-based and renewable biobased processes for the production of many high volume and high value-added chemicals and feedstocks. Dr. White obtained his PhD from Akron University in the field of organometallic catalysis and a BS in chemistry from Mount Union College, and was honored with the Paul N Rylander award for excellence in catalysis by the Organic Reactions Catalyst Society (2014).
Ladislav has over 30 years of engineering & technology management experience, including management of design and development of microprocessor control systems for automated production equipment (hardware, firmware) on many common microprocessor and microcontroller platforms, ISA and VME bus, complex PLDs, serial communication, A/D converters. He also has 15 years experience in analog design, expertise in high speed and high frequency circuits, servo control with phase locked loop, feedback loop stability, high voltage power supplies, SPICE/MICROCAP simulation; 20 years experience in software design: C, C++, Assembly language; Real time programming, interrupts handlers; servosystems, digital feedback loops and their frequency compensation, phase lock loop, digital motor control, calibration sub-routines, data acquisition, and embedded controller programming and Embedded Controller Development for Portable Instrumentation.
Marina is the Product Manager for the AeroLead(R) line of Occupational Health and Safety Instrumentation for monitoring metals concentration in ambient air for both workplace and environmental applications. She has 8 years of experience in product management and customer service, including simultaneous management of both supply chain management and CRM systems. She has a B.S. in Nursing.