William G. Lowrie
Chairman, Director and Cofounder
Currently retired and serves on the Board of WPX Energy as non-executive Chairman. On the Board, and a former Chair, of The Ohio State University Foundation. Chairman of The Nature Conservancy South Carolina chapter. Worked 33 years for Amoco and BP Amoco and retired as deputy CEO and director in April 2009. Served on the Board of First Chicago/NDB (later Bank One) and several not-for-profits including 4-H, Junior Achievement, United Way of Chicago and the Lyric Opera of Chicago. Active angel investor and on the review panel for Funders Club.
CEO, Director and Cofounder
Oil, gas, chemicals and mining industries since 1968, both in public and private sector. Participated or advised in financing, negotiation and valuation of investments in worldwide extractive resources of over US$ 250 billion value in more than 50 nations. Initial founder and CEO of SCR Technologies; named inventor for inventions assigned to SCR. CEO/Chairman of R.B. Fischer & Associates since 1998. EVP & CFO of Brown & Root, Inc. 25 years in the Amoco organization, with various executive and management roles. Public sector work includes senior advisory role to EITI and Head/Founder of Natural Resources Group at EBRD during opening of FSU petroleum sector. M.S. Management, MIT and B.S. Chemistry, Colorado College (Phi Beta Kappa).
Prof. Jose M. Sierra
Director of Development and Operations
Dr. Jose M. Sierra is a Research Affiliate at the MIT and an Associate Professor at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid. He holds a PhD in Computer Science and an MBA in Senior Management (2005). Prof. Sierra's research field has been principally focused in Information and Communications Security. During his academic career, Jose has had the opportunity of leading research at several international universities, including Bradford University (UK), Westminster University (UK), University of California at Berkley and, most recently, at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Jose is also a technology-focused entrepreneur, having founded and directed the EVALUES IT Security Laboratory in Europe. Dr. Sierra joined SCR Technologies in Fall 2015 as a special adviser in development and operations, with a remit to assist SCR in rapidly bringing its products to market and, in due course, to joining SCR for the longer term.
Director and Cofounder
Currently President and CEO of Executech, Inc. Executive Search firm; 30 years building this firm. Managing partner of S & S Enterprises real estate investments. Managing Partner of STIP, Strategic Technology Investment Partners, focused on leveraging disruptive technologies. Active volunteer leader for Boy Scouts of America. Head instructor of KMAC Kent Martial Arts Club, a non-profit CQC, close quarters combatives and tactical training for law enforcement, military, first responders and general public. Director/investor SCR since 2010 inception; first outside SCR investor (after Randal Fischer). Volunteer and member of Izaak Walton League of America national conservation. Past Director of Human Resources AMETEK (AME), a producer of electronics and electromechanical devices. Past President United Way Board of Directors; past Board member Boys and Girls Club of America, past volunteer instructor Junior Achievement heading up Project Business. MBA and BSBA from Kent State University.
Noble Heller III
Director and Cofounder
Former SVP (retired) of construction and design for Kohl's Department Stores (KSS) with direct reporting to the CEO and Chairman. 33-year career was spent entirely at Kohl's through its development years from seven original stores to a $14 billion national retail chain. Responsible for all design, engineering and construction for all stores and corporate facilities with a $650 million annual budget. Angel investor in several start ups. Director and investor in SCR since 2010 inception. Presently involved in several non-profit organizations as member and as concept and engineering consultant for ongoing projects.