Aetodyne is The Energy Evolution Company TM

Aetodyne is made up of a team of highly experienced professionals with senior management experience in technology, hyper-growth, M&A, energy, legal, financial, agriculture, startup and several Fortune 500 companies.

Our expertise in technology evaluation and market opportunities provides an edge in our ability to quickly evaluate industry opportunities for high growth potential.

Our team also has very successful backgrounds in consulting in the areas of strategy, sales, marketing, mergers and acquisitions, management and leadership development, accounting, contracts and business process re-engineering.


John Bickel, President/CEO
A senior executive with significant experience at division and corporate headquarters of both Fortune 500 and start-up companies. Broad areas of expertise encompass virtually all facets of managing an organization, including considerable top & bottom line responsibility (>$300 mil & $35 mil respectively). Industry knowledge and experience include manufacturing (U.S. & Europe), high technology (Telecomm), and consumer products nationally and internationally. Extensive M&A integration experience and a turn-around specialist. Holds a TS/SCI security clearance. Retired US Army Lieutenant Colonel. Airborne, Ranger, Special Forces. Vietnam vet. Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering, West Point. Has served on numerous boards in both public and private sectors. Also has served on non-profits as part of commitment to the community. MBA in Management, C.W. Post, Long Island University, Greenvale, NY; MSEE, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA; BS in Engineering, United States Military Academy, West Point, NY; Registered Professional Engineer in Electrical Engineering.

Rolf Glerum, VP Product Development
Forty-five-plus years involvement in production agriculture, concentrating on dairy and beef cattle, wheat, alfalfa hay, and edible peas. Rolf has been involved in leading-edge agricultural development though out his career. He was involved in the early stages of bovine embryonics. He provided assistance in powdered-coating application and chemical analysis for a pivot irrigation company. He installed the first in-state activated-alumina defluorination unit for the family dairy cattle's water. Rolf worked to improve electrical power efficiency in large irrigation motors, thus leading the way to assisting in the developing of a regional energy conservation plan, founding an electrical power cooperative, and a utility wind farm development company. Drawing on Rolf's varied background, he has the ability to envision the large picture and assemble the necessary components to bring the concept to a point of practical application.  

Peder Hansen, VP Project Management
Peder's family were the founders of wind industry giant Vestas – one of the pioneers that brought wind turbines into the mainstream.  Peder has 20+ years experience in the wind industry going back to the early 1980's.  He has worked in various positions including in-the-field technician, shop floor manufacturing, engineering, project development, and sales & marketing.  Peder has a broad contacts portfolio and knows (or is known by) most of the participants in the industry.  He has a thorough understanding of the industry from all angles as well as detailed knowledge of turbine technology and market dynamics.  Peder has intimate knowledge of the sales and marketing of innovative products in the wind industry.  As the Sr. Sales Engineer at GE Energy, Peder was successful in bringing the GE 1.5MW series of turbines into the US market. 

David Leis, VP Business Development/CIO
Previously Chief Technology and Strategy Officer in a wireless and GPS location based services consumer products company and, prior to that, the Chief Marketing Officer in an enterprise software and vehicle tracking company in the wireless industry. David has twenty five years experience in a wide variety of industries including ten years in the software and semiconductor industries and twelve years in corporate consulting. David's diverse experience also spans government, non-profit, higher education, several entrepreneurial start-ups, and a number of the Fortune 500 multinational industrial firms, including Corning, RCA, GE and Harris. B.S. degree in Engineering from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, and an M.S. in Systems Management from the University of Southern California, graduate work toward an MBA at Syracuse University and a PhD in Business at Rutgers.

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