Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
As CEO Jim Mozley is responsible for leading diverse team of talented and creative scientists and engineers to develop and commercialize a wide range of innovative products.
Mr. Mozley has over 40 years of management experience with 35 of those years leading successful ventures as the Chief Executive Officer.
He received a Bachelor of Science degree from the Georgia Institute of Technology. He is driven to create value from innovation that improves quality of life.
Matthew Myntti, PH.D.
President, Director R&D
As President and Director of Research and Development at Next Science, Dr. Myntti is responsible for product ideation, research and development of all Next Science technologies. Previously at Medtronic Surgical Technologies, he led the biomaterials group which developed novel ENT and neurologic products. Dr. Myntti received his Master’s and Doctoral degrees in Materials Science and Engineering from the University of Dayton and has 18 granted US patents. He believes that the application of Materials Science to microbiological problems has the promise to solve challenges affecting human health and improve people’s lives.
Vice President, Operations
As the Vice president of Operations at Next Science, Dan is responsible for managing and coordinating various aspects of production, sales, marketing and distribution.
Previously, as a Senior Engineering Manager at Medtronic, Dan was responsible for leading diverse teams involved in managing new company acquisitions, developing and executing subsequent business integration strategies, assuring medical device production quality, and highly technical deep dives into fielded product and production issues.
He has been leading complex projects in military, commercial, defense, and medical operational and manufacturing environments for over 20 years, and holds a Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering from Pennsylvania State University and a Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Maryland.
Dan firmly believes that attention to detail enables successful strategy, and that his depth and breadth of industry experience uniquely enables him to ensure Next Science’s revolutionary products and technology have the quickest and most efficient path possible to benefit its customers.
Microbiologist - Laboratory Supervisor
As the chief microbiologist at Next Science, Alicia Tetlak develops advanced microbiological test methods and procedures suitable for Next Science’s innovative new product applications. Previously, as a molecular/microbiology technician, Alicia worked on various projects including those relating to HIV and malaria, utilizing various analytical, molecular and microbiological methods. Alicia has dual Bachelors of Science degrees in Biology and Science Education from Bowling Green State University and a Master of Science degree in Molecular/Cellular Biology from the University of North Florida. As a microbiologist and Returned Peace Corps Volunteer, Alicia believes in the development of novel technologies that will not only promote human health but can also be easily implemented and embraced by those whose lives are affected.
As Chemist for Next Science, Jessica VanKirk is responsible for: designing and developing analytical techniques in the lab, utilizing GC and HPLC; carrying out lab testing on current and potential products; and assisting in new product design and development. Previously, she gained experience in a highly-regulated tobacco R&D lab working for the Sensomics department. Using SAFE (Solvent Assisted Flavor Evaporation) technique, she chemically separated taste and smell components for analysis. Jessica obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from Randolph-Macon college; this environment allowed for a rare opportunity to work with unique equipment, such as NMR, and work with mentors on varied projects, including antioxidant studies of teas, wines, and coffees. She believes in integrating modern techniques and novel discoveries seamlessly into everyday life.