Roz Gatewood has over 25 years’ experience as Business Development, and Marketing as Senor Executive in the Publishing, Technology, and Real Estate Development industries including a major Eco Sustainability Real Estate Project. Her experience includes her role as Director of Specialty Marketing and Publisher for Fortune 500 firm, Gannett Newspapers, and Director of Retail Product Development for the Newspaper Association of America and its 2000 member newspapers.
Roz, recently spent six years as Vice President of Business Development & Marketing for Destiny, Florida, a 64 Sq. mile Eco Sustainable Development project cited as one the 16th Climate Positive Developments in the world by the Clinton Climate Initiative and the US Green Building Council which was recognized by President Clinton at the C40 conference in South Korea. Roz developed several key projects for Destiny, Florida including a 1500-acre JV for Energy Independence Park and Research Center, Florida’s first Sustainable Energy Farm for a wide variety of biomass crops including Camelina, Sweet Sorghum, Jatropha, Kenaf and others.
Currently, as President of Ecovation3, she is continuing connecting her International contacts in Renewable Energy, Waste2Energy, Recombinant Technology for Biofuel and Food Production, Algae, Water Conservation and Generation, Disruptive Technologies, Funding Sources to Sustainable & Resilient Development Projects and Humanitarian Initiatives in the US, South & Central America, Caribbean and South Korea.
Ms. Gatewood serves as an advisor or on the board for several Technology, Real Estate Development projects, R& D Parks, Humanitarian and Non Profits including Nuenergy Technologies, BioSynenergy, FIT R&D Park, Green Planet XPO, Rose Pharmaceutical, BlueKey Wireless, Global Sustainable Solutions, LLC, Eco-NRG Group, Inc., Rexecon, LLC, Paradise Technology Solutions, LLC, The Kenaf Research Farm, and Sustainable Eco Environment Development, LLC.
Nick Maroulis has extensive experience in engineering as well as in technical and business management. His professional experience includes 10-years with the General Electric Airborne Military Electronics division where he graduated from the GE Advanced Technical Management Program, manufacturing automation program and radar and countermeasures programs. While at GE he worked as a systems engineer, test engineer, and served as technical advisor and technical representative several major projects including full deployments with U.S. navy aircraft carriers.
Nick’s experience includes 35 years with Northrop Grumman Corporation where he was responsible for the local management and technical aspect of various engineering projects in China , Israel and Japan .
He is the author of a number of technical publications and instruction, training, logistics and evaluation manuals.
Nick is a graduate of City university of New York and has most recently become a successful investment advisor and entrepreneur, and serves as an officer in various corporations.
CHRISTOS “CHRIS” P. TSOKOS, Ph.D.
Dr. Tsokos was born near Kalavrita, Greece. He attended the Universities of Rhode Island and Connecticut, MIT, and Penn State. He holds a doctorate in statistics and has taught at University of Rhode Island, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, and the University of South Florida, where he is currently a Distinguished University Professor of Mathematics and Statistics and has been dissertation advisor for more than 30 doctoral students and advisor for more than 75 master’s candidates.
His projects have earned grants of over a million and a half dollars from the National Science Foundation, NASA, National Institute of Health, the Office of Naval Research, the U.S. Air Force, and the U.S. Army. He has served as officer of numerous professional organizations, co-edited three academic journals and monograph series, and served as associate editor of more than ten other journals. He Co-founded and continues to shepherd the Urban Scholars program, which helps provide underprivileged youth with academic coaching and technology resources. He has been named a Distinguished Scholar at USF and has been recognized many times for his academic and humanitarian work.
Professor Tsokos obtained his undergraduate degree in Engineering Sciences and his Master of Science in Mathematics from the University of Rhode Island and his doctoral Degree in Probability and Statistics from the University of Connecticut. Dr. Tsokos is the author of more than 300 publications in academic journals. He has written 15 textbooks and research monographs and more than 40 technical publications. He served as Doctoral Advisor for more than 40 students from fifteen different countries. He has served and is currently serving on the Editorial Boards of more than 12 academic international journals. Dr. Tsokos has lectured in several countries with extensive tours in the P.R. of China, Turkey, the Russian Academy of Science, and India among others.
He has been an advisor and consultant for NASA, NSF, NIH, ONR, US Air Force, US Army, EPA, ACS, as well as several Fortune 500 companies. He is a member of several professional societies, which include a Fellow of the American Statistical Association and the International Statistical Institute, among others. He is the recipient of several distinguished honours and awards for his professional, educational and humanitarian accomplishments.
Professor Tsokos was recently elected president of the International Federation of Nonlinear Analysts (IFNA) by the Executive Committee and Board of Directors of the IFNA.
Professor Tsokos is the founder of the American Foundation for Greek Language and Culture (AFGLC) and served as President for 15 years. During his presidency, AFGLC established ten endowed professorships in the Greek Language and Literature, Greek History, Greek Philosophy, Greek Culture and Byzantine History and Orthodox Religion at American universities.