Dr. John Hiebel, Ph.D.
Founder and CEO
Dr. Heibel’s began his career in the utility meter industry at General Electric where he was Division Manager of the Utility Meter Division. This led him to become CEO of a series of pioneering smart meter companies include Metering Technology Corporation (Acquired by Echelon), Main Street Communications (Landis & Gyr) and Intellimeter (Ohio Scientific). He has managed divisions or product lines at Landis & Gyr, Siemens and Digital Equipment. Dr. Heibel is on the board of directors of four companies and advisor to three others.
In 2005, Dr. Heibel formed Glen Canyon Partners LLC with the intention of exploiting the latest advances in the Internet, enterprise computing and the continuation of Moore’s law in semiconductors on how Smart Metering and AMI were implemented. The results of his efforts led to the creation of Glen Canyon Corporation for the purpose of commercializing those advances and revolutionizing the industry with low cost Smart Meter and AMI solutions, including a new AMI-as-service business model.
His academic credentials include a BS in Chemical Engineering and Physical Chemistry from the University of California, Berkeley and a MS and Ph.D in Chemical and Electrical Engineering from the University of Arizona. He has served as a professor at Ohio State University, Harvard Business School, and the Max Planck Gesellschaft (The NSF of Germany). He holds several patents and is widely published. He is a member of IEEE, ISA, AIChE, a Fellow of the NSF and has been a member of the National Science Advisory Board under two Presidents and the US Senate.
President and COO of Glen Canyon Corporation.
Mr. McFall served as Executive Vice President of Glen Canyon Partners prior to joining the management team at Glen Canyon Corporation. Previously, he held successful positions in senior management as VP of Sales at Computime, Ltd. (Hong Kong lists “0320.hk”), VP Sales & member of the board of directors at CTI Technology Inc. (NASDAQ listed “CTII”), President and member of the board of directors at ADCO Manufacturing (Tijuana, MX), VP of Sales at GET Manufacturing Ltd. (Hong Kong and Sunnyvale, CA), VP of Sales at Alphasource Manufacturing Ltd. (Bangkok) and VP of Sales and member of the board of directors at GSS / Array Technology, Bangkok and San Jose, CA (Bangkok Stock Exchange listed “GSS”)
Mr. McFall comes from an extensive background in sales and manufacturing management from earlier years in the semiconductor industry at National Semiconductor, Texas Instruments and Transition Electronics.
Vice President of Marketing
Mr. Hillen joins Glen Canyon Corporation from senior management posts in marketing and sales at high technology companies making products ranging from consumer electronics to nanotechnology. Most recently, Mr. Hillen provided strategic direction and management to clients as a partner at Congruity, a Silicon Valley based management consulting firm. His prior positions include President of US Operations and EVP of WW marketing and sales for Dongbu Electronics (now Dongbu HiTek), one of the largest semiconductor foundries in the world. Earlier he was VP marketing and business development in Cirrus Logic’s magnetic storage division. He has also held positions at National Semiconductor, Leadis Technology as well as several start-ups. He has a Bachelor of Science and a Masters Degree in electrical engineering from the University of Southern California where he was the recipient of a Howard Hughes Masters Study Fellowship.