ROBERT BREVELLE


Member at Large


Biography


Robert Brevelle serves as the Member At Large and Historian for the Board of Directors.  Robert was appointed to this position in 2022.    

 

The BCT is fortunate to have on its board a direct lineal descendent of its namesake and early French explorer, Jean Baptiste Brevel.  The book, Descendants of Jean Baptiste Brevel, documents the lineage starting with Brevel and his wife, Anne Marie (Caddo Indian) from the late 1600’s.  Over 300 years, the lineage is as follows: Jean Baptiste I, Jean Baptiste II, Jean Baptiste “Batoche” III, Seraphin, Joseph, Villere, Herman, and Robert. 

 

Robert is a proud Creole. A Creole is a descendent of the early Spanish and French settlers of the Americas and are of mixed race (European, African, Native American).  

 

Robert is a blood descendant of the Caddo, and he is related to the Tunica Biloxi Indians. Robert’s Great Step-Grandfather, Horace Pierite Sr, was one of the last Chief’s by birth of the tribe.  Robert’s Step-Grandfather, Horace Pierite Jr was the first Vice-Chairman, Registered Agent, and one of the original four signers of the Articles of Incorporation of the Tunica Biloxi. Robert’s father, Herman, was raised on the reservation and farmed the land with his siblings Ruby, Pete, Marceline, and Richard. 

 

Robert grew up fishing, hiking, canoeing, and hunting the ancestral lands of the Caddo and Tunica Biloxi.  His family never owned any of this land, but for the past 20 years, Robert has purchased tracts of this land and placed them under conservation programs.  

 

 

CAREER

Robert is an experienced executive and venture capitalist leveraging over 20 years of building and leading world class companies, mergers and acquisition, engineering, and investments in early stage technologies and startups. 

 

Robert’s experience includes board, C-level, and other executive positions at various public and private companies.  Previously, Robert was CEO of Juice-BX, a startup company providing charging stations for smart devices, drones and electric vehicles.  The startup was funded by Intellectual Ventures, the $6B invention company with high profile investors such as Dr. Nathan Myhrvold and Bill Gates.  Prior to this, Robert was the Entrepreneur-in-Residence for the Invention Science Fund and several other international funds with over 70k patents and $2B under management.  

 

Robert also served as Managing Director of Startup Evo and Tech Wildcatters, the leading B2B accelerator in the nation and consistently ranked in the top 10 overall accelerators.  Prior to this, Robert was President and Executive Director of the Board of Teledyne e2v Inc (NYSE:TDY), a leading global provider of RF power, imaging, and semiconductor solutions.  He served as a member of the Executive Committee for the Teledyne e2v Technologies plc (LSE:E2V).

 

Robert held C-level and executive positions at various public companies to include Leonardo, Rockwell Collins, Raytheon, L-3 Harris, and Teledyne e2v. Robert was the youngest executive in a Fortune 500 and Global 500 company, and he has managed businesses in North America, South America, Europe, the Middle East, and Asia. Robert has been featured in various publications to include the Wall Street Journal, Reuters, Aviation Week, Yahoo News, Dallas Business Journal, and Bloomberg.

 

While serving in the Texas State Guard, Robert was the commander of the 3rd Battalion, 19th Brigade known as the Parson’s Brigade.  At the age of 26, Robert was recognized by Colonel Belfiglio of the Texas Military Forces Museum as the youngest battalion commander in the history of Texas. Robert’s area of operations included over 24 counties representing all of northeast Texas.  In addition to the core responsibilities of his command, Robert was in charge of security for Native American burial and heritage sites.  In this capacity, Robert worked closely with the Caddo Nation, archaeologists, Universities, local law enforcement, and government agencies.

 

In academia, Robert has published several papers in peer reviewed journals and served as an Adjunct Professor, Lecturer, and hosted seminars at the University of Texas at Dallas, Illinois Institute of Technology, Southern Illinois University, University of Phoenix, Texas Military Academy, and Northwestern State University.  

 

 

EDUCATION

Robert graduated with high honors with a bachelor and master degree in Computer Science and Engineering with a minor in Economics and Military Science from the Illinois Institute of Technology. He earned an MBA from the University of Texas at Dallas, and he is in the final stages of the doctorate program in Management Sciences and Operations Research. Robert is a credentialed Project Management Professional (PMP) from the Project Management Institute, and he is a graduate of the Executive Leadership Program from the Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University.  

 

Robert has completed postgraduate work and professional executive courses in Finance, Law, and Leadership at Cornell University, Colorado State University and Southern Methodist University. 

 

Robert attended these universities on full scholarship.  Robert is a Wal-Mart Scholar and Coca-Cola Scholar.  He is a member of the National Honor Society, Tau Beta Pi, Order of the Engineer, and Mensa.  He received scholarships from Nike, Pritzker Institute, Caltech, Polariod, Lions Club, Jewish Federation, The American Legion, University of Chicago, Fort Polk Association, University of Southern California, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Mercer University, Sergeants Major Association, Louisiana IIT Alumni Association, Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, Illinois Academic Incentive, University of New Orleans, Association of Computing Machinery, Florida Tech, Louisiana Independent Automobile Dealers Association, Raytheon, Illinois Institute of Technology, Society of American Military Engineers, University of Miami, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Louisiana State University, National Rifle Association, Rush University Medical College, IITRI Chicago, Boston University, US Army ROTC, US Air Force ROTC, and US Navy ROTC.

 

 

MEMBERSHIP & COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association, Life Member

Association of the US Army, Life Member

National Guard Association, Life Member

Association of Old Crows, Life Member

National Rifle Association, Life Member

International High IQ Society, Life Member

Project Management Institute

Fisher House Foundation

US Air Force Big Safari Association

Society of American Military Engineers

Silicon Valley Leadership Group

InfraGard Dallas (sponsored by the FBI)

Wounded Warrior Project

Veterans Job Mission

Ducks Unlimited

Christ the King Catholic Church

National Association of Asian American Professionals

National Management Association

IEEE Community Programs and Scholarship Judge

Dallas Opera, Distinguished Audiences Program

Intertel High IQ Society

Mensa International

 

 

BOARDS & COUNCILS

Brevelle Conservation Trust, Board Member at Large

Selery Fulfillment, Chairman

Texas Instruments Asian American Initiative, Co-Chair

Raytheon Diversity Council, Chairman

Teledyne e2v, Executive Director and Inside Board Member

Gerson Lehrman Group, Advisory Council

International Additive Manufacturing Consortium, Advisory Board

MobiFalcon, Board Member

KSI Knowledge Source, Corporate Advisor

Lumenari, Advisory Board

SD3D Technologies, Board Member

CC Capital, Board Member 

Dallas Opera, Community Outreach Committee

Triasys Technologies, Board Member

Whitmoore Custom Homes, Advisory Board

EiE Materials, Advisory Board

E2v Technologies PLC, Executive Committee

Journal of Electronic Defense, Executive Advisory Board

iJustOrder, Board Member

Trinity Holdings, Board Member

Journal of Global Positioning Systems, Advisory Committee

Coleman Research Group, Advisory Board

Marshall Spindletop Holdings, Advisory Board

Unix Review Magazine, Technical Advisory Committee

Silicon Valley Leadership Group

Dallas Chapter of the AOC, President

National Museum of the US Army, Founding Sponsor

  

 

AWARDS

Top Angel Investor Silicon Valley, PeopleMaven and Crunchbase

Innovation Award, NASA

Top Angel Investor Dallas, PeopleMaven and Crunchbase

Conservation Award, Ducks Unlimited and Rescue our Wetlands

Team of the Year, Department of Defense Advanced Concept Technology

Best Dallas Angel Investors, Investor Available

Wildlife Sanctuary Award, Audubon Society

Community Service, Silicon Valley Leadership Group

NCCT Program Award, Aeronautical Systems Center

Innovation Award, National Venture Capital Association

Organizational Excellence Award, Texas Military Academy

Leading by Example, National Management Association

Supporting the Warfighter, US Army Materiel Command and Special Operations Command

Leadership Excellence, CIE

Community Service Award, IEEE

Strategic & Nuclear Deterrence, Department of Defense

Extra Mile, Marine Corps Special Operations Command Marine Raiders

Service Award, Association of Old Crows

Officer of the Year, Texas State Guard

Leadership Excellence, Texas State Guard

Celebrate Success, DRS Defense Solutions

Leadership & Innovation, L-3 Harris

Noble Cause, L-3 Harris

Leadership & Service, Texas State Guard

Business Development, Leonardo

Engineering Excellence, Raytheon

 

 

PUBLICATIONS

  1. Learning by Interprofessional Projects, A Practical Multidisciplinary Approach to Engineering Education, Proceedings of the International Conference on Innovation and Technology in Computer Science Education
  2. Post-Condition Based Stress Testing in Certification of COTS ComponentsProceedings of the First International Software Assurance Certification Conference
  3. Assertion-Oriented Testing with Emphasis on Partial Certification and Evaluation of COTS Components, Illinois Institute of Technology, Armour College of Engineering
  4. Analysing Spectral Doppler Echocardiographic Images, IIT and Rush University Medical College Research Conference

 

 

ROBERT BREVELLE IN THE NEWS

  1. US Conservancy Sponsors Climate Change Program in Asia and Oceania, eTradeWire News
  2. BCT Announces Scholarship Program for Gifted Students, PRLog News
  3. Robert Brevelle of iJustOrder Inc. recognized by Department of Defense, Yahoo News
  4. Conservation Trust appoints Silicon Valley Tech Leader to its Board, Yahoo Finance News
  5. 101 Best Dallas Angel Investors, Investor Available
  6. iJustOrder welcomes Milton Whitley and Robert Brevelle to its Board of Directors, Globe Newswire
  7. Inside the Gauntlet, Cover Story for the Dallas Business Journal
  8. ISF Incubator Launches New Startup, Juice-BX, IV News
  9. iJustOrder Completes Restructuring, ABL Advisor News
  10. Juice-BX Launched out of West Coast Incubator, Dallas Innovates
  11. AngelList Team Rankings, Startup Rankings
  12. Whitmoore Custom Homes Launches Ultra-Efficient Passive House Project in Dallas, Yahoo News
  13. Juice-BX Moves Corporate Office To Capital Factory In Dallas, Vending Times Magazine
  14. Robert Brevelle Appointed as Managing Director of 2019 VC Fund, EntSun News
  15. Luxury Builder, Whitmoore Custom Homes, breaks ground in Sunnyvale, Yahoo News
  16. Tech Wildcatters throws down The Gauntlet with new model, Dallas Business Journal
  17. TriaSys Technologies appoints John Demerjian and Robert Brevelle to its Board of Directors, Boston City News
  18. In-seat Service App, iJustOrder, completes Corporate Restructuring, Yahoo News
  19. Juice-BX Announces New Partnerships at Dallas Startup Week, Globe Newswire
  20. Dallas Chapter Meeting Coincides with Innovation Conference, JED Magazine
  21. Juice-BX Partners with North Texas Amusements and DFW Excellerator, Vending Times Magazine
  22. Technium and Startup Evo Partner on New Startup Model to Commercialize High Value Intellectual Property, Intrado News
  23. Juice-BX Completes Beta Test of New Phone Charging Stations, PRLOG
  24. Teledyne e2v Announces new CIRES Cameras, Teledyne US News
  25. Juice-BX adds Charging Station Advertising Display Patent to IP Portfolio, Vending Times Magazine
  26. Robert Brevelle appointed chief executive officer of Juice-BX, Illinois Tech Magazine
  27. Executive Reshuffling at Dallas Tech Wildcatters Startup Accelerator, Xconomy News
  28. Selery Fulfillment Moves Into New Corporate Headquarters and Logistics Center, EIN Presswire
  29. Juice-BX Stations Charge Smart Devices on the Fly, Vending Times Magazine
  30. Tech Wildcatters Eliminates Two Executive Positions, D Magazine
  31. Juice-BX Expands its Leadership Team, Globe Newswire
  32. Exclusive: Tech Wildcatters hires Tech Vet as Managing Director & COO, Dallas Biz Journals
  33. Juice-BX Expands Patent Portfolio For Vending Devices With Ads, Vending Times Magazine
  34. TriaSys Technologies enters into Cooperative Research and Development Agreement with the US Coast Guard, Globe Newswire
  35. Juice-BX Power Up, Stay Connected, Automatic Vending News
  36. Dallas Startup to Install Charging Stations for Smart Devices, Dallas Innovates
  37. Juice-BX Expands Its Leadership Team, Vending Times Magazine
  38. Tech Wildcatters hires Robert Brevelle as Managing Director, World News
  39. CEO Robert Brevelle Profile, Bloomberg
  40. Tech Wildcatters Investors Pony Up Nearly $1M for Pitch Day, D Magazine
  41. Imaging sensor maker e2v agrees to $780M offer from Teledyne, Reuters
  42. Hail Storm wins entry into Gauntlet, Launch DFW
  43. E2v Completes Qualification Of Maxim Devices For Defence And Aerospace, Silicon Semiconductor Magazine
  44. Tech Wildcatters is accelerating a plan for local startup funding, Dallas Business Journal
  45. Robert Brevelle appointed as member of the board of directors of TriaSys Technologies, Illinois Tech Magazine
  46. As Dallas accelerator Tech Wildcatters looks for big wins, it invests $100k in startup, Dallas Morning News
  47. Robert Brevelle appointed the Managing Director for Startup Evo, UTDallas Magazine
  48. Tech Wildcatters and Dallas Investors Set Records in the Third Quarter, Intrado News
  49. Tech Edventures Hits Level 4 in TW Gauntlet Program, Launch DFW
  50. Carrington Coleman Sponsors Startup Pitch Night, Robert Brevelle to Judge, CCSB News
  51. Robert Brevelle Selected to Manage North American Seed Venture Capital Fund, Globe Newswire
  52. Robert Brevelle and Benji Gershon Appointed to Startup Evo’s Executive Team, CSUN News
  53. e2v Launches A Program To Provide Extended Life For Certain SDR And DDR Memory Products, Semiconductor News
  54. Mobifalcon Releases New Local Shopping App for iOS, Intrado News
  55. e2v A&D Announces Extended Life Program, AOL News
  56. Robert Brevelle made partner at Tech Wildcatters, Illinois Tech Magazine
  57. SD3D Printing Closes Equity Financing Round, Yahoo Finance News
  58. Selery Fulfillment Leads the Pack, Launch DFW
  59. Tech Wildcatters Pumps in More Cash, Dallas Morning News
  60. Lumenari Selected for DoD SBIR Awards, Globe Newswire
  61. Selery Fulfillment Appoints Stephen Hays and Robert Brevelle to Board of Directors, Globe Newswire
  62. Teledyne completes qualification of Maxim, Teledyne News
  63. e2v Merges North American Operations under Brevelle, Bay Area Tech Wire
  64. Tech EdVentures Raises $675k Seed Round, Intrado News
  65. Selery Fulfillment Secures $325k in Seed Funding, FINSMES News
  66. Tech Wildcatters Appoints Brevelle Chief Operations Officer, Signal Magazine
  67. e2v joins Silicon Valley Leadership Group, e2v US News
  68. e2v SLEP Program for Memory, NBC
  69. SD3D Announces Appointments to its Board of Directors and Corporate Advisory Board, Yahoo Finance News
  70. TriaSys Technologies Continues Expansion of COMINT and Wireless Networking Capabilities, Intelligence Community News
  71. e2v aerospace and defense Announces New Appointment to the Board of Directors, Globe Newswire
  72. Startup Evo Expands Service Offerings, and Robert Brevelle to Manage Venture Capital Fund, Nasdaq Newswire
  73. e2v aerospace and defense Inc. Supports National Museum of the United States Army, Yahoo News
  74. Robert Brevelle appointed Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Intellectual VenturesIllinois Tech Magazine
  75. e2v aerospace & defense appoints Robert Brevelle as President, BusinessWire
  76. e2v aerospace and defense Showcase New MTA2000, Intrado News
  77. Robert Brevelle named as one of the Top Angel Investors in Dallas, Illinois Tech Magazine
  78. Teledyne e2v image sensors chosen for NASA’s MIGHTI Mission, e2v US News
  79. For Startups Its Time to Get Real, Dallas Morning News
  80. e2v aerospace and defense Completes Redesign of Reprogrammable PROM, Globe Newswire
  81. Teledyne e2v celebrates the Grand Opening of its new Corporate Headquarters, Teledyne US News
  82. Maxim Life Extension Qualifies e2v, EPS News
  83. Teledyne e2v releases microcontroller family to production, Teledyne US News
  84. e2v A&D Taps Brevelle for President, Signal Magazine
  85. e2v aerospace and defense Announces Scholarship Program, Globe Newswire
  86. e2v A&D adds industry veteran as VP of BD, e2v US News
  87. Military spec 80C51 microcontrollers from e2v, Electronics Weekly
  88. e2v recertified to industry standards, e2v US News
  89. Robert Brevelle appointed Managing Director & COO at Tech WildcattersIllinois Tech Magazine
  90. Merger and Expansion of Teledyne e2v North America Operations, Teledyne US News
  91. e2v Secures over $9M in Design Wins, CIOL News
  92. e2v names Robert Brevelle as President, Silicon Valley Wire
  93. E2v Completes Redesign of Logic Device, EPS News
  94. Bipolar PROMs serve as drop-in replacements for OEM devices, All IT Wares News
  95. e2v Signs Agreement to become Exclusive Partner to ApisSys, Microwave Journal
  96. Brevelle Appointed to New Role with Advanced Reconnaissance Corporation, Signal Magazine
  97. e2v aerospace and defense Inc. Adds Industry Veteran Brad Little as Vice President and General Manager High Reliability Semiconductor Solutions, Globe Newswire
  98. e2v aerospace and defense appoints Steve Whigham to the Board of Directors, Talent4Boards
  99. DRS Appoints Robert Brevelle as Vice President, Aviation Week Magazine
  100. Top Performing Employees Honored at Tribute to Excellence, L-3 Stockholder Report
  101. Brevelle Appointed Staff Executive for L-3, Horizon Magazine
  102. Brevelle Receives PM Certification, Horizon Magazine
  103. SES Employees attend Aspire Conference, Inside SES Magazine
  104. Advanced Reconnaissance Corp selects Robert Brevelle to lead Business Development and Marketing, Globe Newswire
  105. Raytheon Diversity Initiative Supports LAMP Program, Insides SES Magazine
  106. Jorge Torres joins Teledyne e2v, e2v US News
  107. Diversity Managers share Best Practices, Inside SES Magazine
  108. Asian American Leadership Conference, AALEC
  109. e2v aerospace & defense appoints Robert Brevelle as President, Teledyne News

Mission

To protect in perpetuity the diverse fish and wildlife habitat, as well as, historical heritage sites located in Louisiana, Texas, Arkansas, and Oklahoma. These areas include heritage sites for the Caddo Indians, early French explorers, and Creoles.

Vision

To focus 100% of our resources on the ownership, stewardship, conservation, and preservation of wildlife habitat and heritage sites with the goal of achieving environmental and economic stability through science and proven best practices.

Values