Companies like AgilePQ exist because of the broad and deep support of our communities.  Support services, professional organizations, vendors, and a myriad of other organizations make possible our success.  Therefore, as a team, our employees dedicate significant hours to service and contribute to organizations that need our support to build a thriving ecosystem.
-Mike Malan, CFO and VP of Administration

Leadership Team

Paul Clayson
Chief Executive Officer

Paul joined AgilePQ in 2017, bringing extensive experience in launching and growing early stage companies. Paul has launched four disruptive technology companies, and served as CEO to five early stage companies in nanotechnology, automotive, graphene, carbon nanotube, PCB, microprocessor and other advanced technologies. He has deep experience with company governance and boards, and a broad global network of venture and PE firms. Paul currently serves in advisory and mentor roles with the Stanford University TomKat Center for Sustainable Energy, the North Carolina Joint School of Nano-Science and the Nano-Engineering (JSNN), Board of Advisers.

Bruce Conway
Chief Science Officer

Bruce serves as Chief Science Officer at AgilePQ. He is the inventor of optimized code table technology and brings design and development of advanced technologies to AgilePQ. Bruce served as an officer in the United States Air Force for over twenty years, in roles covering radio-navigation systems R&D, systems engineering for early GPS receivers in avionics flight test engineering, command and control system design, SDI, satellite and electronic warfare, as well as countermeasures and leadership of large research teams performing research and systems development for airborne laser projects.

Sergio Fernandez Ph. D
VP Research

Sergio joined AgilePQ in 2016 and oversees engineering development. Sergio has over 25 years developing advanced technology and managing system architects and developers. Prior to AgilePQ, Sergio worked for Trintex, a partnership of CBS, Sears and IBM, that became Prodigy and was the company to have first 1M users on line. Sergio also founded ASCI, a successful outsourcing company in Mexico featured in Fortune Europe. He has served as a professor at CINVESTAV and Monterrey Institute of Technology and has published many scientific papers and patents.

Mike MalanChief Financial Officer

Mike comes to AgilePq with over 35 years of financial and human resource management experience.  After serving 7 years as a CPA with Deloitte and Touche, Mike has been a CFO with a variety of high-growth technology companies with responsibilities including financial reporting, risk management, banking relationships, contract management and HR management .  Additionally, Mike has earned his Senior Professional in Human Resources designation from the HR Certification Institute.

Ron BrumfieldVP Product Strategy

Ron joined AgilePQ in 2018 with over 25 years of experience in product development, business development, enterprise and embedded sales, product marketing,
product management, network and
storage systems, and software engineering.
Prior to AgilePQ, Ron served at Intel, IBM, Dialogic, Zilog and Qronos spanning assignments at startups and multi-billion dollar companies.

Just Serve Program

Life is about more than just engineering great code. Our team spends time in their local communities assisting those around them and causes they care deeply about. Below we share some of areas, people and causes where we spend our time outside of work.

JustServe.org is a website where the volunteer needs of the organizations may be posted and volunteers can search for places to serve in the community. Just Serve provides opportunities to relieve suffering, care for the poor and needy and enhance the quality of life in the community.


Current activities of AgilePQ's leadership team includes:

Some of the non-profit organizations we support:

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