Meet Our People
At Aegle, we know that our power lies in the minds and hands of the people that are responsible for all of the components necessary to deliver products to our customers. We pride our selves on breeding a culture of candor, respect and transparency and we empower prolific self-starters to succeed.
Dr. Thomas Lopez
Chief Technical Officer
Dr. Lopez brings several years of startup experience in expanding and managing IP portfolios and project-program management. Dr. Lopez previously served as the VP of Engineering for Metagreen Ventures, responsible for the development of new IP and delivering automated equipment to be used in the pharmaceutical and cannabis space. Dr. Lopez has led research projects funded by the DOE, DOD, NSF, and NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Previous positions include senior technical advisor for a civilian government contractor and co-founder of 2 companies.
Dr. Deepak Langhe
Director of Engineering + R&D
He brings a decade of experience in early-stage start-ups, technology translation, scale-up and IP development. In his capacity as SVP of R&D at Peak Nano and PolymerPlus, he led creation and advancement of several technology platforms in advanced materials and energy storage application space. He has also served as a Principal Investigator on projects sponsored by ONR, DOE, NSF, DARPA, DHS and ARL. As a leading expert in the polymers field, he has consulted on several corporate-sponsored projects.
Director of Operations
Mr. Magoon brings over two decades of experience in high volume manufacturing including direct experience in managing 24/7 operations that have averaged over $125M in annual revenue. He brings extensive background in lean and six sigma techniques for process improvement and cost reduction. Mr. Magoon’s previous positions include experience in medical packaging and plastic extrusion with titles spanning from Process and Quality Engineer to Plant Manager.
Ms. Hayes brings over three decades of accounting experience in the manufacturing sector and has worked in the O&G, Industrial, Aerospace and Medical industries. Ms. Hayes previously served as an officer at Ultraflote LLC holding the position of Treasurer. She earned her MBA at the University of Houston-Clear Lake.
Board of Directors
Mr. Villarina is the founder of Industry Capital and its Managing Partner. In 1999, he co-founded Industry Ventures, a $3 billion venture capital firm specializing in the secondary market and served as a general partner from 1999 to 2003. Prior to that, he was a private and public equity portfolio manager at Eos Partners and Cassandra-Chase Partners in New York City from 1995 to 1999.
Mr. Moy brings years of experience in channel distribution and cross border import/export to the Aegle team. Prior to joining Aegle, Mr. Moy held roles as a Partner at Playbook Capital and Consensys Capital, serving in a Capital Markets role in the sale of tokenized digital assets. Mr. Moy previously founded a workforce development startup where he sourced over $21 million in public funding for workforce development in the states of CA, NV, AZ and federal government. He started his career at CDW, where he built a multi-million dollar book of business reselling IT hardware and software.
Mr. Richards serves as a Director working with the executive committee on all Industry Capital's energy and power platforms. Mr. Richards brings several years of experience as a real assets developer and energy finance professional. Prior to joining Industry Capital, Mr. Richards worked at Denham Capital’s Endeavor Energy affiliate, focused on acquiring and developing energy projects in Sub-Saharan Africa and helped build a portfolio of over 650MW of power assets. He started his career at Marshall & Stevens, where he helped advise on a broad array of businesses and securities in public and private company transactions.