Peter Abbamonte

Founder and Chief Scientific Officer

Professor of Physics, University of Illinois

One of the originators of the technique of resonant soft x-ray scattering (RIXS). This technique is now in use at every major synchrotron facility in the world. Peter has used RIXS to, among other things, discover a Wigner crystal in doped spin ladders, and to show that stripes in copper-oxide superconductors are charged.



Ron van Os

Chief Executive Officer

High-energy leader experienced in bottom-up strategic approach. Former Chief Operating Officer of several start-up companies. Former Senior VP and Chief Product Officer of L-1 Identity Solutions. Former Executive VP and COO of Imaging Automation, where he played an instrumental role in the company’s acquisition. Former VP of Global Business Development at Sabre Decision Technologies / American Airlines. Former Director of Business Development with Electronic Data Systems (EDS). 


Jonathan Manton

Chief Technology Officer

Oversees day-to-day R&D and production operations. Expertise in electrical and mechanical engineering, software application development, and IT infrastructure management. Recent experience includes founding two technology start-up companies, working for a defense contractor simulating automotive radar technologies, and managing the computing infrastructure for an academic department at a large research university. Before embarking on an entrepreneurial career, was a manager at Andersen Consulting (now Accenture). 

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Marty Dugan

Vice President Business Development and Marketing

Leads Inprentus’ efforts to promote their breakthrough innovation in x-ray diffraction gratings through business development and marketing efforts. Throughout his career, has commercialized a broad range of innovative technologies in the telecommunications, environmental instrumentation, industrial control software, lighting, computer networking, and biometric security markets.


Cody Jensen

Vice President of Engineering

PhD, Chemical Engineering, University of Illinois

Film deposition, prototype fabrication, optical characterization, safety.