Brian Mueller, Ph.D., M.B.A.

Dr. Mueller is a highly qualified and accomplished research and development manager with extensive experience in the field of chemistry, materials science, electrochemistry and corrosion, and chemical manufacturing and formulation. He holds a Ph.D in Inorganic Chemistry from Texas A&M University, an M.B.A. with distinction from DePaul University and completed a Post-Doctorate Fellowship in Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Michigan. Throughout his career, Dr. Mueller has demonstrated his ability to lead and innovate, having held senior positions at Ecolab/ChampionX as Director of Technology Innovation, Chevron Mining, and Rohm & Haas.

He is a prolific inventor, with 36 patents to his name, and is recognized for his expertise in high-level technical sales and marketing, which enables him to bring innovative solutions to market. Dr. Mueller is based in Houston, Texas.

Barron Sawyer, J.D.

Mr. Sawyer has most recently worked for De Nora and Austin Industries focused on legal, finance, and business development within the energy and water sectors. Mr. Sawyer has more than a decade of experience in industry, where he worked for the industrial division of the largest general contractor in Texas, and held several roles within De Nora, the world’s largest supplier of catalytic coatings and insoluble electrodes for electrochemical and industrial applications, with one of De Nora's focus' being Alkaline Water Electrolysis (AWE) and the development of advanced anodes and cathodes to produce green hydrogen. Mr. Sawyer supported multi-year R&D testing programs and launches of new products that are now in the top tier of their equipment categories.

Mr. Sawyer earned a J.D. from the University of Oregon School of Law and B.A., with honors, from the University of California Los Angeles. Mr. Sawyer is based in Houston, Texas and Santa Barbara, California.