Mr. Ravon is a seasoned senior executive with over 35 years of experience building market share and achieving revenue, profit, and business objectives within design-build startups and multi-million dollar companies worldwide. He is a strategist and tactical executor with superb leadership and negotiation skills serving the energy, environmental and engineering/construction industries. He has been highly successful in building relationships with decision makers through his knowledge of international and multi-cultural environments.
Mr. Ravon previously cofounded Energix Research, Inc. developing hydrogen generating technology. He was also a co-founder of Catalyx Fluid Solutions, where he developed a treatment technology for wastewater produced from Coal Bed Methane (CBM). He successfully demonstrated this technology for one of the largest land-lease-holder companies in USA, signed a $20 million Build-Own-Operate contract, and sold the contract and the technology to a publicly owned company called Sustainable Environmental Technology, Inc.
Mr. Ravon has completed design, construction and construction management of over 500 facilities worldwide, accounting for well over $500 million dollars in total construction cost. His background also includes facility permitting, PBR Tank Certification, and regulatory compliance for top 500 Fortune companies worldwide. His list of satisfied clients includes companies such as The Boeing Company, FMC Corporation, Komag, Kobe Precision, Hitachi Metal Technology, Cherry Aerospace Fasteners, JDS Uniphase, TTM Technologies, Alta Devices, Solyndra, Hyundai Electronics, Linear Technology, Analog Devices, Green Waste, Nano Silicon, SPS Technologies, Western Digital, Palo Alto Research Center (PARC), MetCalf Energy Center, Cobham, Global Foundries, Disktec in Chili, SMIC in China, Episil and Trace Storage Technology in Taiwan.
He holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from San Jose State and MBA from Pepperdine University. He is also a registered engineer in California (M27518), Oregon (86055 PE), Arizona (53458), and Nevada (24602).