PhD Physicist with 25 years of corporate oil & gas exploration experience, 27 years of academic research on VSP and Multi-Component seismology at The University of Texas’ Bureau of Economic Geology, developed 15 patents in seismic technology. Continuously testing, expanding, and proving VertiShear applications. Active consultant and educator.
Entrepreneur with more than 30 years oil field experience as an Operator, Investor and Inventor. Personally holds numerous patents across several industries. Stepped in to help fund and assist Dr. Bob Hardage and The University of Texas obtain U.S. & international patents that became the basis of VertiShear.
Sales & Marketing Executive with background in product development, licensing, project management, and legal contract negotiations. 11 years with Apple in their corporate field sales division implementing creative media and desktop publishing solutions with Fortune 100 accounts, 7 years developing manufacturer rep sales and distribution teams in Texas for entrepreneurial Orthopedic medical implant companies, and 5 yrs owning & operating several retail franchise companies in Austin.