TEAM

George Syrovy,
CEO & co-founder, Everlift Wind Technologies Inc.

Mr. Syrovy spent the first two decades of his career working for several mainframe and mini-computer corporations as a  computer architect and designer of various computer & memory systems.

In 2000 his patented invention of a novel tilt-rotor VTOL aircraft received development funding. His subsequent experience in rotor design led to his current interest in wind- and hydro-turbines.

He holds several patents in novel aircraft and wind turbine technologies.

The American Helicopter Society (AHS) invited him in 2000-2004 to present his papers on the topics of “Mono-Tiltrotors” and “Compound Helicopters” at AHS annual symposiums.

He holds a B.S. and M.S. degrees in Electrical Engineering from Cornell University.

John L. Moran,
Executive Vice President & co-founder, Everlift Wind Technologies Inc.

Mr. Moran served for 30 years as a Foreign Service Officer with the U.S. Department of State, with specializations in international economics and economic analysis.  He promoted U.S. economic, trade, commercial, investment and financial interests during assignments in seven overseas embassies and in three offices at the State Department in Washington.  His overseas assignments included Latin America, Europe and the Middle East.

His final tour in Washington at the Office of the Inspector General (OIG), followed by part-time contracts over nine years at OIG, included management performance reviews of domestic offices and overseas embassies to ensure proper policy implementation, resource management and management controls.

He holds a BA in Economics from Cornell University and a MAE in Applied Economics from the University of Michigan.  His languages are Spanish, French and Hungarian.

Peter R. Keller,
Vice President for Marketing & co-founder, Everlift Wind Technologies Inc.

Mr. Keller worked over four decades as a Foreign Service Officer serving in five countries as well as at the State Department and the private sector.

He worked on economic analyses in several countries, specifically the Chilean extractive industry and energy sectors as well as issues relating to nuclear nonproliferation, science & technology and civil aviation in Belgium.

He also dealt with intellectual property issues in liaison with the World Intellectual Property Organization (Geneva).   His activities at State Department centered on maritime transport, strategic trade controls and defense trade licensing.

In the private sector, he managed government relations and export administration for a  start-up company that exported computer software, and worked on export control and licensing issues for clients at a Washington, DC law firm.

He holds a BA degree from Brown University, an MA in International Relations from the American University and an MA in Economics from the University of Colorado.  His languages are Spanish, French and German.

Dr. Floyd O. Arntz,
Technical Adviser

Mr. Arntz has a PhD in Electrical Engineering from MIT and a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Minnesota.  He is a former professor at MIT, and in private industry a device developer.

He is an active inventor with issued patents relating to thin film solid-state battery technology, Electro-magnetic (EM) wafer transport, short-pulse high-voltage and short-pulse high-current electronics, and reciprocating wind turbines. As a professor, he taught courses in thermodynamics, electro-optics, EM principles, circuit theory, non-linear semiconductor devices, and the fabrication of semiconductor devices.