Archives: Team Member

Dr. Ahmad Glover

Dr. Glover serves as the President and founder of WiGL Inc. and interim CEO until a future CEO is installed.​

Dr. Glover has successfully directed and managed large-scale energy transfer programs for the U.S. military for over 30+ years. He served as a strategic technical advisor for the Federal Aviation Administration, numerous municipal governments, and private industry companies. Dr. Glover served 23 years in the U.S. Air Force, where he led high-tech acquisitions programs overseeing multi-billion-dollar space and special operations programs. He successfully helped create numerous start-ups and spin off for the Air Force. After retirement, he successfully positioned CPS Professional Services for acquisition in 2014.​

Dr. Glover founded Glover 38th St Holdings, LLC and currently manages over $10M in government contracts. Dr. Glover holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Mount Olive College, a Master of Business Administration from Cameron University, and Doctor of Business Administration from Touro University.​

Cherif Chibane

Mr. Chibane is a world-renowned scholar and noted expert with our 30+ years experience in the of radio frequency energy transfer. As an executive, Mr. Chibane has successfully managed high-tech programs at Draper Laboratories, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), BAE Systems, and AuresTech. Mr. Chibane assisted in the development of WiGL and knows the technology and it scope. He’s successfully positioned numerous start-ups for acquisition.​

Mr. Chibane holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s of Science in Electrical Engineering from Fairleigh Dickinson University. He also holds advanced degrees in Advanced Communication Studies from the University of California, Los Angeles.​

Marie Wise

​As an executive, Mrs. Wise has 20+ years experience in Business Development for the Semiconductor Industry. Mrs. Wise assisted in the development of the WiGL strategic plan and knows how to identify new development opportunities and implement innovative growth- related initiatives.

​Mrs. Wise holds a degree in Contract Law and Paralegal Studies from Santa Clara University. She also completed advanced training in Strategic Selling with Miller Heiman and Guerilla Marketing Program from Stanford University.

Robert Rickard

​ Mr. Rickard has successfully overseen large-scale high-tech programs for the Department of Defense and the Defense industry for over 19 years and leads the software development aspects of WiGL networking. Mr. Rickard founded Rickard Consulting Group, Inc., in 2004 and is currently serving as President.

Mr. Rickard is a retired US Air Force Fighter Pilot that served as an F-16 and F-22 as a combat pilot and weapons instructor course graduate for 27 years.  Mr. Rickard holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Missouri-Rolla.

Craig Baker

Mr. Baker is a trusted executive leader widely known as a strategic planner and executor of large, important, highly visible projects and products to mitigate risks. He has demonstrated success in building high-performance, effective teams, and team of teams through empowerment, timely decision making, problem solving, and conflict management while being driven by attention to detail.

Mr. Baker graduated from the US Military Academy at West Point in 1992 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering. He was a command pilot with more than 3,000 flight hours in both the F-16 and F-22 aircraft, served multiple combat tours in the Middle East, Southwest and Southeast Asia, and instructed at the US Air Force Fighter Weapons School (“Top Gun”). Mr. Baker commanded (Chief Operating Officer) at both the squadron and wing levels including the 455th Air Expeditionary Wing, Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan. His final assignment was Vice Commander (Chief Executive Officer) at the 12th Air Force (Air Forces Southern), Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, AZ. Additionally, he earned two Master of Science degrees in Strategic Intelligence and Strategic Studies. Mr. Baker retired from the US Air Force as a Brigadier General.