Mic Farris, with his 20+ years of experience in scientific and technical disciplines, holds a Ph.D. in Space Physics from UCLA and is an award-winning scientist and author. He currently serves as Director of Advanced Sensor Applications at Areté Associates. He has also served as Director of Sales and Business Development for Elanix, Inc. (now Agilent Technologies) and as a leader in Technical Marketing at Mentor Graphics.
Mic’s successes have been recognized as one of the top Los Angeles area business leaders under 40 by the San Fernando Valley Business Journal and has been commended for his public service by the City of Thousand Oaks, CA, and three times by the County of Ventura, CA. Mic currently serves as a member of the Planning Commission for the City of Thousand Oaks.
In his business and public service activities, Mic has been quoted in numerous publications including Newsweek, USA Today, Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Chicago Tribune, Christian Science Monitor, San Diego Union-Tribune, Dallas Morning News, Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles Daily News, San Fernando Valley Business Journal, and Ventura County Star.