President and CEO
Wayne Bryden is the President of Zeteo Tech. Dr. Bryden obtained M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Physical Chemistry from The Johns Hopkins University in 1982 and 1983 respectively. In August 2012, he created W A Bryden Consulting to provide technical, operational management and financial analysis to commercial clients. He joined ICx Technologies as Vice President for Advanced Research in 2007 and became Chief Science Officer for ICx Technologies in 2009. In October 2010, ICx Technologies was acquired by FLIR Systems he became Chief Science Officer of the Detection Division of FLIR Systems where he led high-performance teams to achieve aggressive business opportunities and organizational goals. Prior to joining ICX Technologies he returned to JHU-APL as Chief Scientist of the Milton S. Eisenhower Research and Technology Development Center with responsibility for Program Development particularly in Biological Sciences and Engineering. He served 2003-2007 as a Program Manager in the Special Projects/Strategic Technology Office of DARPA with responsibility for strategic planning, development, technical and operational management, financial affairs, and leadership of ambitious research projects to detect and counter chemical, biological and explosive weapons. He solicited and selected contractors, managed technology development to meet milestones and technical objectives, and communicated progress to senior agency directors. He proactively advocated and aligned programs within the context of DARPA’s overall mission and ensured transition of DARPA efforts through the development, negotiation, and consummation of Memoranda of Agreement with senior military officials. In February 2007 he was awarded the Office of the Secretary of Defense Medal for Exceptional Public Service by DARPA.
Dr. Bryden spent a 25 year career at The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (JHU-APL) where he conducted basic and applied materials and biodefense research as a Principal Professional Staff Scientist and Program Manager. He is the author of more than 80 publications and holds 7 US Patents. He was twice honored as a JHU-APL Inventor of the Year. His current research interests include sensor miniaturization, mass spectrometry, systems biology, standoff chemical and biological detection, and materials science. He is a member of the American Chemical Society, the Materials Research Society, Sigma Pi Sigma, and Sigma Xi.