Founding Executive Director
Mr. Campbell has over 30 years of business and technology experience, including more than 20 years as a CEO, Staff Scientist and Senior Executive in the high technology sectors of the defense electronics industry. Mr. Campbell was the founding Chairman, President and CEO of Advanced CounterMeasure Systems Inc., and is a well-respected expert in defense technology conversion. He ran this defense industry company from startup phase through large-scale manufacturing, ultimately selling to a corporate acquirer. He is currently known worldwide as a pioneer in economic seawater desalination.
Mr. Campbell is the developer of several patents in the desalination industry and has extensive international business development experience. He holds science, engineering, and management degrees and certifications from St. Mary’s College of CA, UC Berkeley, the University of Arizona, Stanford University and Johns Hopkins University. A U.S. Army veteran, Mr. Campbell directed EMP testing for the Safeguard Anti-Ballistic Missile Program as well as Active Electronic Warfare Systems development for STRATCOM.