Michael R. Wilkinson leads Eye-Seal’s engineering team as our Chief Technology Officer. Mike’s product design and development has been instrumental in getting two US patents for Eye Seal. He continues to be the leading engineer driving new design and the interaction with our software platform.
In addition to his role at Eye Seal, Wilkinson also manages Paragon Innovations. One of the nation's leading providers of product development and engineering services. Customers at Paragon include 3M, B.Braun Medical, Hitachi, Medtronic, Motorola, and Siemens, among others.
Mike is an active investor, entrepreneur and academic force in Texas. He is a member of the Advisory Council of Texas A&M McFerrin Center for Entrepreneurship (formally CNVE) and serves on the Industrial Advisory Board for Texas A&M Engineering Department. He frequently guest lectures for the Engineering and the Mays Business School at Texas A&M. Mike also acts as a judge for the Venture Challenge and the Raymond Ideas Challenge for the Mays Business School MBA program. Wilkinson serves on the College of Education STEM summer camps committee.
Wilkinson is currently serving as a Design & Manufacturing Forum Tri-Chair of Tech Titans and has served on the Board of Directors of Metroplex Technology Business Council (now Tech Titans). Additionally, he is a former chairman of the American Electronic Association's (AEA) North Texas CEO roundtable. Lastly, Wilkinson is financially involved in the Texas A&M Foundation.
Wilkinson is an active Board member of the Texas A&M Aggie Angel Network investing in a number of new ventures. He works with Aggie students to perform due diligence on presenting companies. He also actively works with these startup companies post investment.
Wilkinson himself earned his Eagle Scout at the age of 13 and later was the district chairman of the Circle 10 council Explorers. In 2007 Mike won the William H. Spurgeon III Award, the highest recognition for the Exploring program.
Wilkinson graduated in 1986 from Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas with a degree in Electrical Engineering Technology (now ESET). (Whoop!) Wilkinson is a CEO member of Vistage International.
Wilkinson loves to sail for fun and race to win and has a 100 ton Master Mariner’s license from the United States Coast Guard (USCG). He often sails in the Caribbean, Pacific, and Atlantic oceans and is a certified PADI Rescue Diver, ASA instructor, and Certified US Sailing Race Officer.
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