MATRIC Names Nuclear Engineer as CEO
April 6, 2004
Charleston, WV- MATRIC, the Mid-Atlantic Technology, Research, and Innovation Center, has named Keith Pauley as its President and Chief Executive Officer. Pauley a native of St. Albans, WV, has more than 15 years of technical experience in the development of high technology systems for various federal agencies.
Pauley moves to MATRIC from his position at Titan Corporation in Fairmont, WV. At Titan Pauley managed a 40-person team that provides independent oversight and support to critical software development on the International Space Station for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).
Pauley has designed and developed hardware and software systems for the Space Shuttle, Department of Energy defense materials production hardware, and the International Space Station. He has extensive experience in business development in the private and public sectors.
At MATRIC Pauley will seek and evaluate business opportunities, develop and implement marketing strategies and contract proposals, evaluate current partnerships with academic, private and public entities, and establish mechanisms for grant and contract procurement.
"MATRIC is indeed fortunate to attract Keith Pauley as its CEO. His extraordinary career in technology related activities has all the elements necessary to make MATRIC successful in its mission to move research ideas to commercialization in the areas of chemistry, polymer sciences, biochemistry, medicine, and engineering," Tom Potter, MATRIC Board Chairman said.
Previously Pauley was Deputy Program Manager for United Space Alliance in Houston, and Business Line Manager and National Security Project Manager for Battelle Memorial Institute in Richland, WA.
MATRIC, located at 1116 Smith Street in the City of Charleston, collaborates with universities and colleges in the State and utilizes employees primarily from the wealth of retired technical talent residing in the Kanawha Valley.