February 25, 2020
Purify Fuel Welcomes John Wagner as Chief Technology Officer
Purify Fuel is excited to welcome Mr. John Wagner as Chief Technology Officer & Senior Vice President of Product Line Management to its leadership team. In his role, he will lead technology development, the science committee and strategic alliance interests.
Mr. Wagner brings over 30 years of experience developing best-in-class products, innovation and strategy to grow businesses. His track record for building successful technology companies through M&A transactions includes management of engineering and technology teams, from nanotechnology to consumer products in energy generation and storage.
Prior to joining Purify Fuel, Mr. Wagner was Vice President and General Manager of Advanced Diamond Technologies, a global nanotechnology business delivering innovations in electronics, Bio-Med and electrochemistry, with platform applications for oil and gas, wastewater treatment and food and beverage safety. He has held numerous executive leadership positions, including Chief Executive Officer of stealth-mode aerial surveillance company Solaroid, Business Development Executive with renewable energy power conversion company Ampt, President of power technology solutions provider IKOR, and Vice President of Product Development at VISIONTEK, where he managed product line growth and drove over $150M of new segment revenue.
“John’s depth of experience is an excellent fit for Purify Fuel,” says John Carroll, CEO, Purify Fuels, Inc. “He developed some of the first battery powered computer platforms for Zenith Data Systems, back when I was growing the company's sales division. I am confident that John will be invaluable to Purify Fuel as we continue to grow our business throughout 2020 and beyond.”
Mr. Wager received a B.S. in Computer Science from Illinois State University and holds 6 issued patents with 3 pending publication. He is regularly sought for his leading-edge insights, and has served as a technical advisor to three startups.
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