Dr. Griffis is an experienced executive who has been developing remote sensing solutions and growing businesses for more than 25 years. He brings a broad range of electrical engineering and camera technology experience to Delta Thermal’s mission, including leadership in active electro optical systems for 3D underwater imaging, thermal infrared imaging, near infrared 2D/3D imaging, passive microwave imaging for geoscience, and handheld biometrics for fingerprint recognition.
In addition to founding Delta Thermal, Dr. Griffis is Chief Executive Officer and Founder of The Sensor Group LLC, serving rugged embedded and OEM imaging sensor applications, including production cores for 3D image capture. In 2008, he co-founded Strongwatch Corporation to address opportunities in land-mobile and perimeter security and surveillance applications based on stabilized gimbals and multi-spectral human detection. Earlier in his career, he co-founded Avisere Inc., a video analytics company focused on commercial applications of human detection and tracking, and worked as a corporate engineer developing 3D imaging systems for airborne applications.
Dr. Griffis earned his doctorate degree in electrical engineering at University of Massachusetts Amherst, and master’s and bachelor’s degrees in the same field from Marquette University and Milwaukee School of Engineering respectively. He lives in Tucson, AZ.