Felipe Gomez del CAmpo
founder & Chief executive officer
Felipe originally started his plasma research as a high school science fair project and now, over five years later he has a patent on the technology and has raised over $135,000 in funding. He was named to the Forbes 30 under 30 list for 2016 in the Energy category. In addition, he was recently honored by President Barack Obama at The White House as an emerging global entrepreneur and won best paper at the 2014 Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers Conference for his paper on “A Novel Air Assisted Fuel Nozzle Incorporating Gliding Arc Plasma to Enhance Combustion in Lean, Premixed Flames.” He has also been named to the “Who’s Who to Watch in Technology” by Crain’s Cleveland Business as well as one of México’s six extraordinary young people by GQ Mexico. Gomez del Campo is a member of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Aerospace as well as the American Society of Mechanical Engineers and The Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers.
Chief Financial Officer
Aditya has a BS in accountancy along with a minor in entrepreneurship and computer science from Case Western Reserve University. He has broad experience in making financial and marketing projections for a variety of start up companies that include The Franchise Consulting Group, NanoHarv, and charitable enterprises like Kids Against Hunger Cleveland. He has also worked in the controllership and audit functions within companies such as General Electric and PwC; additionally, he is a former student board member of the North East Ohio Student Venture Fund. This experience has given him insight into further understanding the world of venture capital and he strives to bring as much broad value that he can to FGC.
Chief Operations Officer
Joe recently graduated from Case Western Reserve University with a BS Management in Finance and a minor in entrepreneurship. He currently assists with business strategy and planning for the future. Furthermore, he brings an in depth understanding of the power grid and what role gas turbines play in it. Joe is looking forward to making power plants and airplanes operate more efficiently with the technology FGC Plasma Solutions is developing. He was previously second in the state of Ohio for collegiate compound archery.
Joe Heebner serves as a research engineer for FGC Plasma. He has pitched the company and presented its research at multiple functions and works on design of test system components at FGC. He has an MS and a BS both in Mechanical Engineering from Case Western Reserve University, and is an active participant in ongoing research with the Skeletal Research Center on campus. He brings a wealth of academic knowledge and a passion for aerospace and aerospace engineering to the FGC Plasma Solutions team.
VICE PRESIDENT OF RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT
Drew Weibel serves as the Chief Research Officer for FGC plasma. With diverse industry experiences from companies such as GE, Tesla Motors, and SpaceX, Drew aids in design, development, and analysis of the company's jet injector plasma solutions. Drew is additionally gaining a higher education from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology with a focus on aviation combustion and emissions, and brings this vital insight to the team. He was extended a NASA Space Technology Research Fellowship but was unable to participate. Drew has also earned numerous accolades from the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Case Western Reserve University. He is most excited to help lower aviation fuel consumption through innovative applications in the years to come.