Jeff is an Adjunct Professor at Stanford University, and an advisor to the Silicon Valley's tech venture community. He is an established technology and software entrepreneur and has built several ventures from concept to market leader, in which he has served as Founder, CEO, and Chairman. Jeff has taken his ventures public on the NASDAQ and unified them into far-reaching commercial corporations. Jeff has participated as a visiting scientist at two national laboratories, and holds a PhD in Biomedical Physics from UCLA (former faculty); an MS in Engineering Management from Stanford University (current faculty); and, an MS and a BS in Nuclear Engineering from Texas A&M University.
Jeff has served as a Highly Qualified Expert (HQE) in a public service engagement for the United States Government as the Director of the Cyber & Telecommunications Portfolio at the Defense Innovation Unit (DIU) in Mountain View, California. Jeff and his team at the DIU are responsible for delivering transformational and strategic cyber & telecommunications capabilities to the military and strengthening the national security innovation base by accelerating the adoption of commercial technology.