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Surfect Technologies - Electroless | Wafer Bumping | Wafer Processing | 300mm | 200mm | Flip Chip | Lead Free | Wafer Plating
Thomas Griego CEO and FounderSurfect Technologies, Inc.12000-G Candelaria NE Albuquerque, NM 87112 USA
Survey reflects good news for young tech companies - 2004-08-02 - New Mexico Business Weekly
Thomas Griego, CEO and founder of SurFect, confirms his company received the capital infusion from ITU in July.
Albuquerque Tribune Online
"One of the nice things about the community here in New Mexico is that there's no strictly competitive agendas here," SurFect President and CEO Thomas Griego said.
"There are a lot of pieces involved in making fuel cells work, and everyone seems to be cooperating in terms of sharing information and the overall effort."
On the fuel delivery side, MesoFuel, another Albuquerque company, has built prototypes of a machine that can separate hydrogen from natural gas.
Using water is more expensive and difficult right now but could be ideal in the future, Griego
"And I don't think a switch to water as a power source would affect the water balance in terms of growing crops or human use - because the byproduct of converting hydrogen to power is water," he
Another source of energy for fuel cells might be equally renewable - soybeans.MesoFuel
is talking to a Midwestern company to find ways to get hydrogen out of soybean oil.
Invention to Venture
...Thomas Griego Thomas Griego, an Albuquerque native, is founder and Chairman, Surfect Technologies, Inc. www.surfect.com is a seasoned technology entrepreneur with Surfect Technologies being his third electrochemical technology venture; Thomas is recognized as the leading expert in commercialized systems and process technologies for electrodeposited encapsulation of micro-powders and micro-composition materials.His
decade of powder research started with a three-year research assignment in Osaka, Japan with a leading electrochemical manufacturer, which has lead to numerous patents.His
first micro-powder-based patent is the basis for the successful startup, GET Systems, Inc.
www.getsystemsinc.com an on-going capital equipment automation supplier for the global surface mount electronic micro-component industry.Mr. Griego is an active, contributing member of the Electrochemical Society, holds many US and International patents and published numerous papers on electrochemical processes including electro-deposition on powders.
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...Mr. Griego resigned as a director in December 2006.
(5)On July 1, 2004, Mr. Griego
was granted a five-year option to purchase an aggregate of 750,000 shares of common stock at an exercise price of $0.02 per share, which option vests monthly over thirty six months commencing on August 1, 2006.On September 27, 2006, in connection with the Merger, each share of common stock subject to the option was converted into 0.144048 shares of common stock resulting in an outstanding option to purchase 108,036 shares of common stock as of December 31, 2006.
(6)Represents COBRA payments made on behalf of Mr. Griego