Management

Keith H. Cole - CEO and founder of Water Lens

Keith is responsible for the overall management and growth of the company. Keith has grown, turned around, and started companies across different industries. During the recent Great Recession and Offshore Drilling Moratorium, he led the turnaround efforts for Delcor USA, Inc., an offshore fabricator of subsea production modules and topside buildings for the deep water oil and gas industry.

Keith earned his Bachelors of Business Administration in Accounting from The University of Texas at Austin in 1988. He also obtained his law degree from Southern Methodist University in 1993 and was a member of the International Lawyer Law Review.

Keith is very active in the Alumni Association for The University of Texas, where he is a former President of the Houston Alumni Chapter and a current member of the Texas Exes Council in Austin, Texas. Keith also serves on the Government Relations Advisory Council for the UT Health Science Center at Houston (now UTHealth).

 

Don Suh - Chief Operating Officer

Don supports all operational and management aspects of the company and has a rich background in law, operations, strategy and general management. Prior to joining Water Lens, Don was with Dover Corporation, a Fortune 500 diversified industrial manufacturing company. Don led Dover’s global legal M&A and Supply Chain functions and was most recently Vice President and General Counsel of Dover Energy, the energy segment of Dover. Preceding Dover, Don was an M&A attorney at the international law firm of Shearman & Sterling LLP. Don received his B.A. from Haverford College, M.A. from The University of Chicago and J.D./LL.M. from Duke Law School. Don is a co-investor in Water Lens and also a Managing Partner at Six Pines Capital, LLC, an investment and advisory firm.

 

Adam Garland - PhD

Adam joined the Water Lens product development team in July 2014 after finishing his PhD in Organic Chemistry under Dr. Eric Anslyn at the University of Texas. He received his Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from the University of Florida in 2009. He handles research and development as well as software development at Water Lens.

 

Tyler West - Associate Chemist

Tyler joined the Water Lens product development team in May 2013 after finishing his Bachelor of Science in Chemistry and Biochemistry at The University of Texas. Tyler has worked in multiple fields of chemistry, from total synthesis to advanced spectroscopy and materials for solar energy. His skills and interests have largely been focused around analysis by traditional methods and modern instrumentation, from small organic molecules in natural product synthesis and food chemistry, and polymer materials and inorganics for solar energy.