OLEV Technologies

Bryan S. Wilson, President & CEO

Bryan S. Wilson spent the last 12 years developing infrastructure for the wireless communications industry. Employing innovative technological advancements and creative problem-solving strategies, Bryan provided clients with successful development solutions for wireless deployment in the most challenging regulatory environments in the Northeast.

Bryan’s infrastructure development service company for major broadband wireless service providers (AT&T, Sprint, T Mobile, Nextel, Metro PCS) was profitable in its first year of operation and posted over 45% average annual growth in its first six years of operation. He successfully managed all aspects of real estate-based technology applications, including site identification, municipal building, leasing, design, regulatory compliance, zoning approval, construction management, site marketing, tenant leasing, and portfolio sale.

Throughout his career, Bryan forged strong business relationships based on trust, integrity, and exemplary customer service. Prior experience includes work in finance, analytical consulting, and commercial real estate development. He holds a B.S. in management from the University of Massachusetts.

Bryan is an instrument-rated private pilot, community volunteer, and avid adventure traveler. He lives outside of Boston with his wife of 23 years and their four children.

e-mail: bsw@olevtech.com

 

Roger V. Burns, Jr., Vice President of Engineering

Roger Burns joined OLEV Technologies in 2011. Roger brings specific expertise in the field of power electronics and electromagnetic engineering which are at the core of OLEV’s technology.

Prior to joining OLEV Technologies, Roger has held senior engineering positions at Teradyne, Inc. in the semiconductor equipment industry, where he held leadership roles in process and technology development, new product introduction and multi-functional team leadership including most recently that of Lead Technical Analyst and Applications Manager for DC, Power and Automotive Markets where he was responsible for defining product directions for the test needs of the automotive market in the power management sector. He also held the position of Senior Director for a global hardware engineering team spanning the disciplines of Asics, Digital devices, FPGA’s, Analog and RF systems. In addition, as Platform Engineering Manager from 2000 – 2006, he was responsible for rapid product completion, market introduction and reliability enhancement for multiple major product platforms, leading global teams that spanned across electronic, power, mechanical and software disciplines.

Roger holds a BSEE from the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and is also a graduate of the Teradyne – Babson Education Program. Roger is a member of the IEEE, and also currently serves as a member of the US Coast Guard Auxiliary.

 

Neil Pappalardo, Board Member

Neil Pappalardo is the founder and Chairman of Medical Information Technology, Inc. (MEDITECH), which he founded in 1969. MEDITECH is a leading provider of software systems to hospitals in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom and has been the leader in the EHR industry since 1969. Today, more than 2,300 institutions worldwide use MEDITECH’s information systems. Mr. Pappalardo serves on the MIT Corporation, where he is a Life Member of the Corporation and serves on the Executive committee, the Audit committee and three visiting committees, including Physics. He is a Trustee of the New England Aquarium, the Massachusetts Horticultural Society, the Dibner Institute and the Boston Lyric Opera. In 1996, he received an honorary degree from Suffolk University. In 2000, the International Astronomical Union named an asteroid in his honor. In 2007, he received an honorary degree from the Korean Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST).

 

Dr. Byiung Jun Park, Board Member

Dr. Byiung Jun (“BJ”) Park is a successful entrepreneur and international businessman. Interested in textiles and the mechanical properties of fabric, Dr. Park attended the Rhode Island School of Design for textile engineering, then MIT for his SM and ME in Mechanical Engineering, and finally Leeds University for a PhD in textile engineering. Dr. Park founded a highly successful company called Merchandise Testing Laboratories (MTL) in Brockton, MA in 1988, which grew to become a global leader in consumer product testing, inspection, and social accountability for products shipped to the US from overseas. Under his leadership MTL has garnered prestigious customers such as Ann Taylor, the Gap, Target Stores, and other noteworthy retailers, manufacturers and importers with product testing operation locations worldwide. In May, 2001, MTL was successfully acquired by the $1.3 billion international quality and safety assurance giant, Bureau Veritas. Dr. Park is a member of the Board of Trustees of KAIST University.

 

Dr. Nam P. Suh, Board Member

Dr. Nam P. Suh is an ex-President of KAIST, where he provided a framework for On-Line Electric Vehicle (OLEV) as one of the two large-scale system projects he initiated at KAIST during his tenure at KAIST from June 2006 to February 2013. Dr. Suh is also the Ralph E. & Eloise F. Cross Professor, Emeritus, MIT.  Dr. Suh began his career at MIT in 1970, where he was the Ralph E. & Eloise F. Cross Professor, Director of the Park Center for Complex Systems, and the Head of the Department of Mechanical Engineering for ten years from 1991 to 2001. He was also the Founding Director of the MIT Laboratory for Manufacturing and Productivity, the Founder and Director of the MIT-Industry Polymer Processing Program, Head of the Mechanics and Material Division of the Mechanical Engineering Department, and a member of the Engineering Council of MIT.  In October 1984, Dr. Suh took a leave of absence from MIT to accept a Presidential Appointment at the National Science Foundation. During his tenure at NSF, he created a new direction for the Engineering Directorate and introduced a new organizational program structure for supporting engineering research in order to strengthen engineering education and research and “to insure that the United States will occupy a leadership position in engineering well into the 21st century.” He returned to MIT in January 1988.