Viziv Technologies is the culmination of over four decades of research in the field of Electromagnetic Surface Waves. We have assembled an experienced team from academia, industry, and government to take this revolutionary science from laboratory to industry. These men and women have joined together under one calling… POWER THE PLANET AND BRING LIGHT TO THE WORLD
Viziv’s mission is the commercialization of the Zenneck surface wave in all of its various product applications. From communications to energy to sensing, Viziv’s technological advances are opening doors to a new era in science and engineering. We have assembled a world-class team, leveraging a series of valuable strategic partnerships to develop this exciting scientific breakthrough into commercial reality.
THE BOTTOM LINE…
Viziv Technologies represents the innovative spirit at its best. Our technology will produce jobs, economic growth, and scientific expansion for decades to come; a true force for good in the world. We are inspired by the potential for our work and the work of our partners to vastly improve living conditions around the globe.
Michael W. Miller
Brigadier General (Retired), USAF
CEO and President,
Viziv Technologies, LLC
General Miller is the CEO and President of Viziv Technologies, LLC. Viziv Technologies is the owner of multiple patents related to a scientific breakthrough in energy transfer, communications, and transportation. General Miller earned a Ph.D. in Management from Walden University (2011), a Masters in Strategic Studies from the Air University, an MBA from the University of North Dakota and a Bachelors in Political Science from the University of New Orleans. Miller also attended the 2010 CAPSTONE General/Flag Officer Course, National Defense University, Fort McNair, Washington, DC and is a 2003 Fellow, Seminar XXI, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
General Miller retired from the Air Force after 28 years of military service. The first 6 years of his career he was an Intercontinental Ballistic Missile Launch Officer and spent the remaining 22 years in the healthcare administration arena. He directed strategic planning for a global organization of 40,000 personnel with an annual budget of almost $6 billion. General Miller was an Air Force Corporate Board Member where he helped develop funding strategies for AF mission and personnel capabilities to meet war fighting requirements and developed recommendations for the Air Force Secretary and Chief of Staff for the $150 billion annual budget. His career culminated as the Assistant Surgeon General, Strategic Medical Plans, Programs and Budget and Chief, Medical Service Corps. He is an inventor, experienced conference speaker, educator and problem-solver.
Executive VP Business Development,
Viziv Technologies, LLC
Jerry Lomax is a recently retired executive from Chevron Corporation where his career included international project engineering, upstream and midstream oil and gas operations, and technology. Most recently, Jerry was Vice President of Emerging Technologies at Chevron Technology Ventures. In this role, he stewarded Chevron’s $400 million venture capital portfolio and led demonstrations of emerging technologies for adoption across the enterprise. Key areas of focus included alternative fuels, renewables, energy storage, advanced materials, and emerging power technologies.
Jerry received a B.S. degree in electrical engineering from the University of Washington and a Masters in Business Administration from Golden Gate University. He is married and has four children. He currently resides in Houston, Texas.
Randall Jean Ph.D.
Chief Technology Officer, Viziv Technologies, LLC
Dr. Randall Jean is the holder of a more than a dozen U.S. patents and corresponding foreign patents in the field of microwave applied metrology which have resulted in scientific and industrial instruments for a wide range of sensing and control applications. Industrial products based upon these inventions are in use world-wide. He has almost 40 years of doctorate-level academic and industrial experience in the field of electromagnetics, remote sensing, and sensor development. In 1994 he received an R&D 100 award recognizing the most significant technology developments of the year for his invention of Guided Microwave Spectrometry. His research has included the development of microwave sensors for biomedical, industrial, and scientific applications and the development of wireless power transfer using Zenneck surface waves. Dr. Jean earned his B.S. in Electrical Engineering in 1970, his M.S. in Electrical Engineering in 1971 and his Ph. D. in Electrical Engineering in 1978, in each case, from Texas A&M University.
Richard T. Devereaux
Major General (Retired), USAF
Executive VP, Government Affairs
Viziv Technologies, LLC
General Devereaux earned a B.S. in International Affairs from the US Air Force Academy (1978), an M.S. In Systems Management from the Air Force Institute of Technology (1988), an 2000 M.A. in Airpower Art and Science from Air University (1993), and a M.S in National Security Strategy from the National War College (1997). General Devereaux served over 34 years in the Air Force as a pilot, functional expert, and commander at multiple levels. As a pilot, he logged over 3,500 hours in the C-5 Galaxy, KC-135 Tanker, and instructed in numerous training aircraft. He commanded a flying squadron, an operations group, two wings, two installations, and the US Air Force Expeditionary Center in New Jersey.
After 9/11, his operations group deployed multiple teams that established air mobility hubs across the Middle East. He served as the senior avionics manager for the C-17 aircraft prior to its first flight. He also completed two tours on the Joint Staff at the Pentagon in the Operations and Logistics directorates, was the Director of all Air Force flying and technical training operations, and the Director of Regional Affairs on the Secretary of the Air Force’s international affairs staff. His last job on active duty was the Air Force Director of Operational Planning, Policy, and Strategy at the Pentagon. Since retiring in 2012, General Devereaux has worked as a strategic consultant for numerous defense firms, think tanks, and technology companies. He writes and lectures on defense, technology, and leadership in his home state of North Carolina and serves on the Boards of several communities and national organizations, including Chairman of the National D-Day Memorial in Bedford, VA.
Allen Page, JD, CPA
General Counsel and Secretary,
Viziv Technologies, LLC
Allen Page earned a B.B.A. in Accounting, cum laude, and a Masters of Accountancy from Baylor University in 2005, and a Doctorate of Jurisprudence, magna cum laude, from Baylor University School of Law in 2010. Mr. Page is also a certified public accountant.
Prior to joining Viziv, Mr. Page was a Senior Associate at Vinson & Elkins, L.L.P. where he represented various companies and investors primarily in the technology and energy industries, focusing his practice on venture capital financings, joint ventures, private equity investments, mergers and acquisitions, fund formations and general corporate advice.
Mr. Page also worked as an Associate at DLA Piper and a Senior Accountant at Ernst & Young prior to his time at Vinson & Elkins.