Leadership Team

Whitaker B. Irvin, Jr.

Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Irvin is the Chief Executive Officer of Q Hydrogen Solutions Corporation and has been since its formation in 2013. He is also serving as the Chief Operating Office of QuasarWave Corporation, a position he has held since 2010.

Mr. Irvin is responsible for crafting commercialization strategies and is known for his relationships within the commercial and equity communities.

His background includes technology deployment at Raytheon Company and experience in the financial sector.  Mr. Irvin graduated from Babson College in 2007 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration with concentrations in Finance and Global Business Management. He is also a certified Project Management Professional (“PMP”).

Brandon Julian

EVP, Director of Business Development

Mr. Julian is the Executive Vice President, Director of Business Development of Q Hydrogen. Mr. Julian serves on the Board of Directors for Q Hydrogen Solutions and has been an active participant in QuasarWave Companies development since April 2013.

He is a skilled and highly successful entrepreneur with over 25 years experience in the U.S., Asia and Europe. He brings to Q Hydrogen proven leadership, impeccable business savvy and a keen insight into global markets and marketing.

He served as CEO of  B. Julian Company beginning in 1984 and served on the Board for Ampress Pacific Ltd. Hong Kong.  These companies specialized in the design, product development, manufacturing and export of retail products. He also serves as CEO of Pure Energy Group, LLC, a company that builds high-rate anaerobic digestion waste-to-energy systems.

Michael Zumwalt

Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Zumwalt is the Chief Financial Officer of Q Hydrogen Solutions Corporation. His role also includes responsibilities relating to the commercialization of Q Hydrogen’s technologies.

Mr. Zumwalt has served in key roles for a number of industrial technology companies and was awarded ”Deal of the Year” by the Mountain West Capital Network for a commercialization and financing that he arranged.

Mr. Zumwalt graduated from Oklahoma State University with an accounting degree and began his career with KPMG. He subsequently served in an M&A role for a New York Stock Exchange Company in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Additionally, Mr. Zumwalt was CFO of Envirocare of Utah, Inc., prior to its acquisition by Lindsay Goldberg & Bessemer.

Whitaker B. Irvin, Sr.

Chief Technology Officer & Board Chairman

Mr. Irvin is the Chairman of the Board and Chief Technology Officer of Q Hydrogen Solutions Corporation. Mr. Irvin has over 40 years experience developing technologies and industrial systems all over the world.

He is the sole originator of Q Hydrogen’s technology that has resulted from his groundbreaking work involving the new thought forms around relationships of energy and matter. His work and its resulting intellectual property will continue to create new technologies with revolutionary capabilities.

Paramount to Mr. Irvin is that these technologies advance the world and lives of those who inhabit this planet. 

Dr. Frank Baylin

Director of Technology and Market Integration

A veteran of the technology and communications industries, he has aided CXOs of technology companies, angel investors and venture capital firms in focusing their vision and crafting solutions and strategies based on an intuitive understanding of well-functioning systems. His career as a CEO/CTO spans decades. While he has focused on numerous technologies, near-term sustainable and regenerative methods with potentially global impact have been his passion.


  • BSc (McGill University)
  • PhD/MSc physics (University of Pennsylvania)
  • MBA (Wharton School of Business)

Key Advisors

Al Weiss

Former President of Worldwide Operations for Walt Disney Parks and Resorts

Jim Francis

Retired President, Chief Executive Officer and a Trustee of Chesapeake Lodging Trust

 Cordis “Cork” Colburn

Formerly of General Dynamics and Retired Colonel – U.S. Army

General (R) James T. Hill

U.S. Army Retired Four Star General

Michael F. Golden

Former CEO- Smith and Wesson Holding Corporation

George Cooper

Founder, Vital CleanTech Ventures, LLC.

Robert D. Mitchell

Former President and Chief Executive Officer for Nellix Inc.


Rose Maizner

Advisory Board

Rete Browning

 Chemical and Process Engineer

Tomas Smith

Advisory Board

Paul Morrow

Advisory Board

Christopher R. Lindstrom

Advisory Board

Raul Vargas Delos

Advisory Board

Sören Köppe

Sweden Representative