Angelique X. Irvin

Angelique X. Irvin

CEO

Angelique has over three decades of managing fast-growing complex technology businesses. Her career spans research, technology commercialization, and high-volume manufacturing at AT&T, NEC, Coviant, and Clear Align. As a founder of Clear Align, she leads a team that delivers AI & network-enabled electro-optic systems serving space, aerospace, defense, and life science markets. Clear Align delivers sensor systems with embedded intelligence to accelerate response time and decision making.  The company’s solutions provide advanced free-space communications and imaging for demanding ground and satellite applications and sensors that enable high-mobility missions for dismounted warfighters in complex terrain.

Angelique led five acquisitions and their successful integration, including the acquisition of General Dynamics Mission Systems Operation in Nashua NH, formerly Axsys Technologies.  Her strategies launched consistent double and triple-digit growth for over a decade. Under her leadership, Clear Align has been awarded multiple patents and earned a multitude of growth and technology awards including the Inc. 500™, the Deloitte Technology Fast 500™, and the SBA Minority Entrepreneur of the Year.

Angelique is a technologist and led innovative product launches at AT&T Bell Laboratories including the LiNbO3 optical modulation technology commercialization that grew to a $500 million business in five years.  During her tenure at Bell Laboratories, she reported to the Board of Directors leading technology commercialization strategies for fundamental innovation that set the stage for much of the technology we use today.

As a public speaker, she is a passionate advocate for technology innovation and small businesses in the United States; She has testified as an expert to the US Congress on both topics. Irvin graduated with honors from Alfred University, with a bachelor’s degree in Ceramic Engineering, and earned an MBA from the Wharton School of Business of the University of Pennsylvania where she majored in Finance, Marketing, and Entrepreneurship.

 

Justin Wexler

Justin Wexler

COO

Justin is responsible for operational execution across our multiple US sites and previously held the title of Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at Clear Align.  Justin’s unique background in engineering, partnered with his MBA, allows him a deep understanding of the products and the technology of the aerospace and defense sector, enabling him to effectively communicate with external customers and internally across all levels of a corporation.

Justin joined Clear Align from L3 Technologies where he was the Vice President and CFO for L3 Power Distribution, a worldwide leader in the engineering, development, manufacture, and integration of naval power conversion and distribution systems across multiple US sites.  Additionally, he operated as the COO and trusted strategic advisor to the Power Distribution President encompassing all operations of the business during the integration of four legacy divisions into the newly created Power Distribution entity. Prior to that, Justin was the Vice President and Controller for L3 Power and Propulsion Systems, a sector with fifteen globally operated business units serving the power and propulsion needs of maritime and land-based systems, where he provided strategic leadership to the businesses and led long-term financial planning, M&A, accounting compliance and financial consolidations.

Justin holds an MBA with a concentration in Finance from LaSalle University, a BS in Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering from Penn State University and is Six Sigma Green Belt certified. Justin also graduated from the prestigious L3 Executive Leadership Development Program (ELDP).

Andrew Partynski

Andrew Partynski

CTO

Andrew serves as Clear Align’s Chief Technology Officer (CTO) where he is responsible for the technology development for AI and network enabled sensor solutions. Before Clear Align, he served in key executive positions at Alion, DynCorp International, SAIC, DRS, and Recon Optical. 

Andrew served as Chief Innovation Officer for Alion Science & Technology, where he led technology assessment and evaluations for Army Futures Command, and Army Application Lab including demonstrations of disruptive capabilities, such as the application of artificial intelligence with deep learning, to provide the warfighter with automated decision support. 
At DynCorp International, Partynski led the development of capabilities for the UAE Army’s Research Development & Engineering Center. His efforts included the introduction of advanced engineering tools and technologies, leadership mentoring, and managing an international and culturally diverse team. 

As the Chief Technology Officer at SAIC, he led the organization’s technical community offering best-in-class technology solutions, led the senior solution architects, and personally provided solutions to critical programs including next-generation Ground Combat Vehicle (GCV). He also led the Systems Engineering Community of Practice for SAIC which included 800+ systems engineers and focused on curating best practices, ideas, and solutions for the nation’s defense. Additionally, he led the SAIC Strategic University Alliance in Huntsville, providing strategic research and technology critical to DoD programs.

At DRS Technologies, Partynski began as the Vice President of Advanced Programs, where he grew a new business area in uncooled thermal imaging and developed products such as Driver’s Viewer Enhancer (DVE) and Thermal Weapons Sights. The uncooled business grew the operation from $100M to over $1B. Andrew finished his stay at DRS as the President of the Homeland Security division, where he led the capture and execution DHS’ SBInet program.

Andrew has five awarded patents and was appointed to several prestigious boards including the President’s Council on Homeland Security. Partynski led STEM initiatives and testified before the House of Representatives on the criticality of STEM education.

Randy Shaw

Randy Shaw

President

Randy leads Clear Align’s Nashua, NH operations and bring both technical and operational expertise to the team focused on providing an ideal customer experience.

Prior to joining Clear Align, Randy was the Vice President of Operations for DRS Electro-Optical / Infrared Systems, served as the President of Rochester Precision Optics, and was the President of L3 Warrior Systems Insight. 

For over two decades Randy was instrumental in growing the Insight organization, a global leader in the development and production of advanced night vision and electro-optical technology and systems, from less than $2M in annual revenue to over 1,200 employees generating more than $330M in annual revenue. 

Randy began his career serving our nation as an operations research analyst and team leader for the US Army's Night Vision Program Management Office and was a liaison to Congressional committee staff in that role.

Randy holds an MEA from George Washington University, a BS from George Mason University, and has completed the Executive Leadership Development Program at The Wharton School.