Josh Shachar has been involved in advanced technologies for the Department of Defense for over 20 years. Mr. Shachar has held many executive management positions at high-technology companies dealing directly with the United States Department of Defense.
Mr. Shachar began his professional career in 1981 at ThermoControl, Inc. in Chatsworth, California, as the founder and Vice President of Engineering. This company was acquired by Daily Instrument of Houston, Texas. In 1996, Mr. Shachar served as the Vice President of Engineering at Pastushin Aviation, Inc. In the following year, Mr. Shachar founded and served as the President of Lambda Signatics, Inc., which was later acquired by Shapco Industries.
Mr. Shachar is still the principal owner and founder of numerous high-technology companies including ThermoCouple America LLC, EDEL Engineering Development Corp., and Engineered Magnetics, Inc.
Mr. Shachar is an author of numerous U.S. Patent applications in medical, biometrics and diagnostic applications.
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Frank Adell is a successful entrepreneur and business leader with over 30-years of experience in strategic planning.
As CEO, Mr. Adell has led several high-tech startup companies to IPOs and commercial success. His forte is in building early stage organizational structures in order to attract early seed investment money, and to fund subsequent rounds of share issues as each milestone is met.
As a consultant, Mr. Adell has helped transform many high tech startup companies into Fortune 500 companies, including GE, Intel, Pfizer, Merck, and Bristol-Myers-Squibb.
Frank is the recipient of the 2007 Congressional Order of Merit and is a member of the 2006 Business Advisory Board of the National Republican Congressional Committee. He received a Congressional Medal of Distinction from President George W. Bush in 2008 at the President’s Dinner in Washington, D.C., and has worked with numerous government agencies, including the State Department and the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). In 1996, Frank received a letter of recognition from the FAA on behalf of President Clinton for his contributions to the security of the airline industry.
His professional career began in 1980 as a nuclear engineer at Bechtel Corporation after receiving a Bachelor of Science degree with emphasis in Nuclear Engineering from the University of Washington in Seattle.
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