Phil Layton

CEO, Founder & Chairman

Mr. Layton has over 25 years in technical development, management and research in early to mid-stage companies. His expertise includes building technical teams, leading complex, cutting-edge technology through development and into commercial products, and intellectual property development and protection. Prior to forming PI Energy, he was co-founder and CEO of Clear Technologies, an early developer of machine vision based human interface, and spent 15 years in the satellite/aerospace industry. Mr. Layton’s technical expertise includes plasmonics, nanotechnology, radiation effects on semiconductors and satellite systems, solar energy, and plasma physics. He has taken multiple products from early-stage development through successful commercialization. He also served in the US Navy reserve as an engineering duty officer. Layton has a MS Physics, a Juris Doctorate, and multiple patents.

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