Xenex was founded on a compelling vision to solve an urgent problem: harness the extraordinary pathogen deactivating power of Xenon light to eliminate pathogens missed during manual cleaning and assist infection control programs and their efforts to reduce environmental contamination.
It’s changing the way healthcare professionals think about and manage disinfection. Successes brought to healthcare are increasingly being adopted by leaders in hospitality, transportation and many other businesses as they confront the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Our mission is to save lives and reduce suffering by destroying the deadly microorganisms that cause infections.
Xenex is led by an accomplished team of highly-experienced clinicians and executives.
Morris Miller is a managing partner at Tectonic Ventures as well as the Chief Executive Officer at Xenex Disinfection Services. Morris co-founded and provided the initial funding for Xenex, which produces a Robot used to disinfect hospitals. Previously he co-founded Rackspace Managed Hosting (NYSE:RAX) (brought private by Apollo for $4.3 billion). Morris also founded Curtis Hill Publishing, the first company to publish Texas case law on CD-ROM, which he successfully sold to Thomson Legal Publishing. Originally from San Antonio, Morris is a graduate of the Dedman School of Law at Southern Methodist University, The University of Texas at Austin, and Phillips Exeter Academy.
Mark Stibich, PH.D
Founder, Chief Scientific Officer
Dr. Stibich is an infectious diseases epidemiologist, founder of Xenex and Chief Scientific Officer. He holds a doctoral degree from the Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health, a Masters in Health Science, also from Johns Hopkins, and a bachelor’s degree from Yale University. He has conducted research in Russia, Tajikistan, Afghanistan, South Africa, Kenya, the United States and Brazil. He is a Fellow of the Infectious Diseases Society of American. Dr. Stibich has published more than a dozen scientific papers on ultraviolet light, HAIs and infections. He holds more than 120 granted patents on infection control approaches. He is a frequent speaker in infectious diseases including TEDx conference, DENT conference, a UN conference on Epidemic Control and aqRoyal Society of Medicine Conference on COVID-19. He has been a principal investigator on NIH research grants and was a visiting scientist at MD Anderson Cancer Center.
Paul went to school at the University of Texas at Austin. He has a BS in Mechanical Engineering and an MBA, and has worked with companies such as Schlumberger, Rackspace and Google. He started his career in the petroleum industry with Schlumberger working at International sites before joining Rackspace Hosting. He then went on to Google where he was responsible for their worldwide hardware and datacenter infrastructure. As the CFO of Xenex, Paul is responsible for Xenex' customers and Robots, from Engineering, Supply Chain, and Manufacturing all the way to Finance and Client Services.
Irene K. Hahn
SVP of Sales & Marketing
Irene leads the company’s Sales, Account Management and Marketing teams. She also oversees the company’s strategic planning and ongoing expansion into new markets. Irene has held multiple positions with Xenex, serving as: Talent Management where she led recruitment efforts, Client Services where she was responsible for the client experience including continued growth and adoption within client accounts and currently, Sales, Account Management and Marketing. Her leadership and direction have helped Xenex become the leader for disinfection innovation and secure 100 new accounts in a years’ time. Irene spent her early years in New York City and Northern New Jersey. She received her Bachelor Degree from Penn State University and a Graduate Degree from Northeastern University. Prior to joining Xenex, Irene spent approximately 16 years with Sirius Computer Solutions as an Executive Vice President.
VP of Engineering
Juan is responsible for the company’s product development from concept to commercialization. In this role he provides the engineering team mentorship and guidance while working collectively with executive leadership to develop and meet goals. Juan is an experienced leader with a deep history in medical device development. Prior to working with Xenex, Juan led an engineering team at a well-known medical device company through the development and commercialization of multiple Class II Medical Devices.
Vice President of Manufacturing & Supply Chain
Originally from the central Texas area, Rodger went to school at St. Edward’s University. Prior to joining Xenex, Rodger held many leadership positions in the medical device and call center industries. Since joining Xenex in 2014, Rodger has held multiple positions within Xenex to include: VP of Account Management, VP Manufacturing and Supply Chain and VP of Marketing. Rodger previously served as the Chief Operating Officer for a medical device company before joining Xenex. During his 14 year career in the medical device industry, he helped grow the business from 30 employees to over 2500 employees and increased revenues from $1 million to $500 million.
VP of Quality and Regulatory Affairs
Terrie is responsible for leading the company’s Global Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance departments. She comes to Xenex with deep experience in medical device development, regulatory affairs and engineering management. Terrie will work collectively with the executive leadership team, to establish the Xenex Quality Management System and develop regulatory strategies for introducing Xenex products into global markets. Prior to joining Xenex, Terrie led the Global Regulatory Affairs team for a well-known medical device company, leading their team through the development and commercialization of multiple Class II Medical Devices.
VP Finance & Accounting
Peter Pixton, VP Finance & Accounting is responsible for Accounting, Contracting, Finance, HR, IT, and Sales Operations at Xenex. He has worked in a variety of leadership positions with AT&T and KCI/Acelity, including treasury, corporate finance, and operational finance. Most recently, he was a divisional CFO for Rackspace.
VP of Human Resources
Rebecca works in close collaboration with other members of the leadership team and legal counsel to develop strategic HR plans and policies addressing the ever changing world we live in. She leads recruitment strategy and employee programs that align with the company's vision and mission. Rebecca has over 20 years of Human Resources experience. Prior to joining Xenex she led HR for Materials Marketing for nearly 10 years and is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a degree in Industrial Relations.
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Despite major advances in medical science, pathogens (bacteria, viruses, fungi, parasites) remain a significant source of illness and death in the United States