Brian Moffat is a co-founder of Spindrift Energy. Brian has 20+ years of experience in R&D including Google and Disney Imagineering. He has 4 non-provisional patents pending and earned 3 BS degrees from UC Irvine.
Nick Tastad is a co-founder of Spindrift Energy. He is currently a Program Analyst for the US Navy. Prior to joining the Navy, Nick was a PA for BAE Systems. Nick is a graduate of the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology.
Jennifer Tastad P.E. is an experienced civil engineer with a career focus on Project Management and Project Development. She specializes in site development with an emphasis on permitting. Jennifer is a Magna Cum Laude graduate of Lafayette College PA.
Bill Young is our representative in Japan, in particular, and East Asia and Southeast Asia, in general. A retired US Navy officer, he has over twelve years of professional experience in Asia. His native fluency in Japanese is combined with an MBA from the University of Washington.
Eliot Mack is the co-founder and CEO of Lightcraft Technology a leading developer of real time virtual studio systems. Eliot was also the lead mechanical engineer at iRobot and was responsible for the mechanical design of the first robotic vacuum cleaner, the "Roomba."
Doug Larson is our brilliant patent attorney. He has been helped us to recover from the mistakes of our first two attorneys. Doug is an essential member of our team. If you need a great intellectual-property attorney you can find Doug at Brooks Acordia IP Law.
Andrew Hudson is a recent MBA graduate from Portland State University. He spent the last year working with wave energy startups as ‘Commercialization Intern’ at the Oregon Wave Energy Trust (OWET). Previously Andrew spent 5 years as a project manager in the Cultural Resources Management Consulting industry, assisting clients with federal, state and municipal regulatory permitting. He received his BA in Anthropology from Ohio University.
Mark Jenkins has 10 years electric utility industry experience, leading major power generation projects for one of the largest US generating companies, and recently supervised a PWR Nuclear Plant. He's a former US Navy Commander with nuclear submarine command experience, extensive management and leadership training, and award winner in the commercial sector and with the US Navy. Mark graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a BS in Mechanical Engineering.
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