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Executive Management

Standing behind Byogy is a veteran management team with over 120 years of international award winning experience, vision and leadership in the agricultural, waste, energy, water, land, legal and environmental management industries.

The senior management team is made up of professionals who have extensive experience in high-growth public and private companies involving diverse yet related fields. The following are the key members of Byogy's management:

 

Kevin R. Weiss, PE, PLS – President/Chief Executive Officer

Dr. Dennis Spriggs – Chief Technology Officer

Daniel L. Rudnick - Executive VP

Fernando Corrêa - V.P Business Development, Byogy Brazil Office

Craig S. Malina - Corporate Counsel

 

Kevin R. Weiss, PE, PLS – President/Chief Executive Officer: Kevin Weiss is a co-founder of Byogy and serves as President/CEO. He has 25 years record of operational excellence, financial discipline and exponential revenue growth. Kevin has a proven track record in building client relations throughout California and brings passion, drive and business acumen, as well as a keen understanding of the critical role that drives various business models and makes him a perfect fit for Byogy Renewables, Inc. in an aggressive market expansion.

Formerly CEO for 18 years of a successful San Francisco Bay Area engineering firm founded in 1956 in San Jose, California, he has worked on more than 2,000 design projects in both public and private sectors.

Kevin’s knowledge of environmental processing has enhanced his abilities to be at the forefront of sustainable/green development and planning and provide seminar discussions for local government and act as a consultant for environmental agencies. He holds BS degrees in Civil Engineering, Physics, and Math from Penn State University.

 

Dr. Dennis Spriggs – Chief Technology Officer: Dr. Spriggs, a co-founder of Byogy, has over forty years of experience in the process and related industries and is recognized widely for the application of technology to solve complex business problems. He has held industrial positions in production, research and development, engineering and business development. He has operated his own company successfully since 1985 and previously served as Director of Central Engineering for Union Carbide Corporation. 

Dr. Spriggs has been involved with successful innovation and accomplishment throughout his career. He has extensive management and business development experience in technically complex industries aimed at strategy development and implementation and is recognized internationally for the development and application of integrated process design methods and tools.

Dr. Spriggs holds a BS in Chemical Engineering from West Virginia University Institute of Technology and both MS and PhD degrees in Chemical Engineering from the University of Virginia.

 

Daniel L. Rudnick - Executive VP: Daniel Rudnick, is a co-founder of Byogy with 25 years of broad experience as a trial lawyer and business owner in the farming, ranching and cattle feed yard markets in California, including a background in the wind-power and bio-energy business. He has practiced business law and civil litigation from 1983 to-date.

Daniel has served as general counsel from 2000 to 2006 for a large pharmaceutical distribution company involved in the animal health products industry. In the fall of 2004, Daniel acquired an ownership interest in Sundance Feed Yard, Inc., a 30,000 head cattle feeding operation near Bakersfield, California.

Daniel received a B.S. in Agricultural Business Management in 1979 from the California Polytechnic Institute of San Luis Obispo, and a J.D. from the California Western School of Law in 1983. He did post-doctorate work in 1983 while attending the McGeorge School of Law program in International Business Transactions and Tax in Europe.

 

Fernando Corrêa - V.P Business Development, Byogy Brazil Office: Formerly, Co-founder and Managing Partner, Nusa Internet Publica, a Kiosk founded in 2004 for worldwide internet payment processing throughout Brazil that operates 2,000 public internet terminals in 14 cities.

Prior to Nusa Internet Publica, Fernando was CFO of OptilGlobe do Brazil, Ltd. Optiglobe built and operated two of the largest data centers in Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro with investments of $140 million dollars over three years, He was also Director for Proman Electronica Ltda., one of the largest telecom companies in Brazil. Its core business is engineering and project management for cellular and telephone companies. He has joint ventures and partnerships with major equipment makers such as Lucent, Nortel, Nokia, etc., and he is a Sr. Associate at Booz, Allen & Hamilton, New York where he helps management and technology consulting combining domain expertise in defense, intelligence, and civilian government with strong capabilities in strategy, and organization, analytics, technology and operations.

Fernando has an MBA from The Wharton School of Business at The University of Pennsylvania, an M.S. in Economics from the University of Paris, a law degree from Pontifícia Universidade Católica do RGS – Porto Alegre, RS, and a B.S. in Economics from Universidade Federal do RGS – Porto Alegre, RS.

 

Craig S. Malina - Corporate Counsel - , As a previous co-founder of White and Lee law firm, Craig has represented business and legal interests of companies, investors, and entrepreneurs since 1995 supporting intellectual property, licensing, and commercial needs and specializing in representing new media and technology ventures and working with entrepreneurs and emerging companies to accelerate and manage business growth.

Craig has worked for top firms in New York and Silicon Valley as a corporate transactional attorney leading complex, high-value transactions including IPOs, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and venture financings for a wide variety of companies: management of global media company The News Corporation, Fox Sports joint venture, acquisitions of TV station groups and satellite businesses, and the $2.8 billion IPO of the Fox Entertainment Group.

Craig has served as a strategic consultant for several media and Internet ventures supporting management teams with positioning and launching new businesses, building executive teams, fundraising, and business development. Craig is a co-founder of iV3 Media, a social venture creating and distributing interactive media educational products and programming across multiple platforms. At iV3, Craig developed new media programs involving TV, broadband programming, and web-DVD products, built strategic relationships with corporations, government, and nonprofits, and was responsible for company strategy and managing day-to-day business and legal affairs.


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