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Posted: March 23, 2010
Solterra Renewable Technologies Announces the Appointment of Renowned Technologist Dr. Bob Glass as CTO
(Nanowerk News) Solterra Renewable Technologies, Inc., a solar technology and quantum dot manufacturing company (and a wholly owned subsidiary of Hague Corp (OTCBB: HGUE) today announced the appointment of Dr. Robert A. Glass to the newly created position of Chief Technical Officer, reporting to the CEO.
In this new role, he will work with the scientific, technical and marketing teams in developing Solterra's technologies and directions, as well as working with the nanotech industry in the development of new standards, trade policies and joint ventures. Working with the CEO, he will help formulate strategic initiatives and time frames in an effort to grow the Solterra name.
Mr. Stephen Squires, CEO of Solterra, commented, “We are very pleased to have Dr. Glass joining our management team. His extensive technological experience and knowledge is critical to the future growth of our company. His experience includes running Scientific and Engineering teams at major industries such as NIST (U.S. Dept. of Commerce's National Institute of Standards and Technology's- Photometry Division in the Center for Building Technology), Lockheed's Space Program in Advanced Development and EVA missions, as well Apple where he worked closely with CEO, Steve Jobs and Sun Microsystems where he worked with Chairman and Co-Founder, Scott McNealy. We look forward to utilizing Bob’s vast technical expertise and entrepreneurial spirit to help innovate, develop and expand our solar business.”
No stranger to the startup world, Dr. Glass has served as CEO, CTO and VP of R&D for a variety of hardware and software companies. His first company was started in 1981 in the area of secure videoconferencing and satellite systems. While at Sun Microsystems, he was responsible for developing long term vision and strategy for Sun’s Solaris product and leveraged business unit. He soon became the leading technologist (Director of Science) and one of the main spokespersons for the firm. He still remains a sought-after keynote speaker at conferences around the world. Today, Dr. Glass is recognized as a foremost technologist and technical entrepreneur in Silicon Valley and is frequently called upon as an advisor. He has served with the National Academy of Science as a postdoctoral advisor and committee member and as an advisor to MIT, Georgia Tech. and Syracuse University's School of Information Studies, as well as the government's Standards representative on a variety of Standards Committee. He's a Fellow of the Silicon Valley World Internet Center.
Aside from his aforementioned achievements, Dr. Glass is best known for his predictions of a changed world built on nanotechnology including MEMS, through his film "Starfire" as well as the hundreds of technology futures' speeches he gave around the world in the mid 1990's. He also holds 13 U.S. and International Patents and is the author of more than a dozen research papers on electro-optics and human vision. Bob earned his doctorate at the University of Maryland in Sensory Processes Psychology specializing in brain functioning and human color vision.
About Hague Corp. / Solterra Renewable Technologies, Inc.
Solterra is singularly positioned to lead the development of truly sustainable and cost-effective solar technology as the first company to introduce a new dimension of cost reduction by replacing silicon wafer-based solar cells with low-cost, highly efficient Quantum Dot-based solar cells.