PALM BEACH, FL – January 31, 2017 – Today GLX announced that it has appointed Michael J. Piatt to its Advisory Board. Michael will join GLX to focus on intellectual property development and patent strategy.
“Michael has been one of our extremely supportive angel investors and we are honored that he has chosen to role up his sleeves and bring his vast patent expertise to GLX.” stated Ronald P. Russo, Jr., Founder & CEO of GLX.
About Michael J. Piatt
Michael is a prolific inventor, writer and avid angel investor and stock market enthusiast. As an independent inventor, he currently designs toys for major toy companies. Michael has licensed several Thomas the Train products to Fisher Price that are marketed worldwide.
Michael spent the majority of his professional career as a Chief Scientist Digital Imaging Systems at Eastman Kodak where he is engaged in multi-disciplined systems analysis of high speed digital commercial printer architectures and performance. Prior to Kodak Michael started his career working at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) in Langley, VA. While there he quantified Mach 5 wind tunnel flow turbulence a year before the first Space Shuttle launch.
Over Michael’s 37-year technical career he has authored more than 125 patents. He graduated from Wright State University, in Dayton, OH, with a Master of Science in Systems Engineering (MSSE) in 1979. Michael currently resides in Springboro, OH.