John A. Lopez, Principal

Chief Operations Officer
Photograph of John A. Lopez

John Lopez is an owner, Chief Operations Officer, and visionary of the company. He began mobilizing geophysical equipment back in 1999, working to ruggedize and improve the data quality for applications in archaeology. Previously, John worked as a systems engineer for the Dalmo Victor Corporation, a leading manufacturer of radar antennas (since acquired by Applied Technology Division of Litton), served as a science reporter for Space Daily (a news network of science and technology targeted at industry, science, and educational experts), and was a a member of IBMs Artificial Intelligence Laboratory Tiger Team. He continues to follow advances in cellular automata/genetic algorithms and complex adaptive systems research at the Santa Fe Institute in New Mexico. John majored in Anthropology from San Jose State University, conducting parallel studies in system theory. His first consulting firm, in the early 1980s, restructured large company operations to run more efficiently, promoting what he called the cybernetic corporation.

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