Team

Management

Dr. Peter A. Strittmatter (CEO): Regents’ Professor of Astronomy at the University of Arizona. Director of Steward Observatory from 1975-2012, a $40M/year operation; Director, Large Synoptic Survey Telescope Corporation, Giant Magellan Telescope Corporation, Edmund Optics. REhnu Board of Directors.

Dr. Roger Angel (Founder, CTO): Regents’ Professor of Astronomy and Optical Sciences, University of Arizona. Founded Steward Observatory Mirror Lab; revolutionized production of mirrors for the world’s largest telescopes. MacArthur Fellow, Kavli Laureate, member of National Academy of Sciences, fellow of Royal Society. REhnu Board of Directors.

Dr. John P. Schaefer (Executive Chairman): Former President, University of Arizona; President, Research Corporation; Chairman Tucson Electric Power, RC Technologies. Board memberships include: Research Corporation Technologies, Olin Corporation, National Starch, Home Federal Savings, Arch Chemicals. REhnu Board of Directors.

Dr. Joseph D. Schulman (Key Advisor): Founder, former CEO, and current Chairman of the Genetics & IVF Institute; member, Arizona Astronomy Board. REhnu Board of Directors.

 

Dr. Thomas Stalcup (Chief Engineer): Leads REhnu & UA technical teams; delivered major performance and reliability improvements on concept design and construction. Formerly led opto-mechanical systems development at W.M. Keck and MMT Observatories.

 

Advisors

Justin Elliott (Business): Leadership roles at Stirling Energy Systems, NTR, Bioverda. Led world’s first utility-scale dish-concentrator deployment, HV manufacturing, supply chain, field ops; >$750 million international renewable and infrastructure projects.

Joel Ficks (Finances): Cherrystone Finance CEO. Worked with dozens of start-ups in Silicon Valley & SF Bay Area as CEO, EVP, interim CFO, board advisor, board member; formerly with Deloitte & Touche; CPA, MBA.

Other advisors include: Sid Leach – IP attorney, patent/IP strategy; Dave Muchow – Founder, SkyBuilt, energy solutions for military/ special markets; Richard Koretz – sales & marketing; Peter Vekinis – Middle East investor contacts and markets; Marcelo Matus – U. Chile, Solar Energy Research Center; Juan Rada, formerly SVP Oracle Inc – investor contacts; and John Buttery – executive in residence, Tech Launch Arizona.