Blair Barbour


President and CEO, founder and inventor of Photon-x technology. Inventor of the revolutionary Spatial Phase Imaging (SPI) technology and 30+ years experience in development. Extensive experience growing several technical businesses from scratch into highly successful and profitable companiesPrevious experience includes managing an organization that grew from one person to nearly 50 people and from no funding to multi‐million dollar annual revenue in just five years Received the National Defense Industrial Association Materiel Acquisition/Technology Award in recognition of his accomplishments in furthering sensor technology in the area of Passive Spatial Phase Imaging Techniques. With numerous patents and over 30 technical publications.

Paul Hamm

Vice President

As Photon-X’s VP, Paul helps guide both early stage and established businesses through strategic marketing and innovation methods that can tangibly identify market opportunities and drive top and bottom line growth.

Paul’s knowledge in growth strategy development (markets, segmentation, and value creation), product and service offerings, go-to-market strategies, as well as providing insightful and practical perspectives that helps companies of all sizes achieve their goals.  His diverse background as a former Fortune 500 executive, tech entrepreneur, revenue strategist, management consultant, and sales force leader helps clients “connect the dots” between ideas, product development, and revenue generation.

In addition to his position with Photon-X, Paul serves on the Board of Directors of the Emily Jerry Foundation, which helps make our nation’s world renowned medical facilities safer for everyone.

Nick Englert

Head Of Operations

Nick, has over 20 years leading new product development and bringing new products to market.

Prior to coming to Photon-X,  Nick’s responsibilities included program, engineering, procurement, and manufacturing management around the world.  The products he has successfully launched from blue sky concepts to mass production have ranged from military products, to medical devices, and to commercial products.  He has managed product development budgets in excess of $100M.  Mr. Englert has a Bachelor of Science from the University of Florida and a MBA from Benedictine University.