Company Management

Robert “Bob” Houston – Founder & CEO

Mr. Houston has more than 35 years in the perimeter security business. An expert in the installation and service of all types of perimeter security systems ranging from fence detection, buried coax, microwave and traditional hardwired photoelectric beams, Bob became disenchanted with the problems related to the traditional hardwired systems, and invented the simplicity that is Solarbeam™. A self-taught engineer, Bob conceived, created and refined the Solarbeam™ technology, and is recognized as the “inventor” on the four major patents protecting the intellectual property that encompasses SI’s proprietary technology. He is responsible for the day-to-day manufacturing plant and daily operation of Solarbeam International, Inc.

Michael J. Marcus, Esq. – President

Mr. Marcus is responsible for all business aspects of Solarbeam International, Inc. Mike provides legal, financial and business leadership to the organization. He has developed an extensive business management skill set which he acquired through a variety of leadership positions in the fields of Law, Real Estate, Banking and Security. For the last ten years, Mike has shepherded Solarbeam™ from a business concept to a broadly patented technology with international interest and commercial application.


BACHELOR OF SCIENCE - Florida State University

JURIS DOCTORATE - Nova Southeastern University School of Law

Barry Wray – Director of Technology

As Director of Technology for Solarbeam International, Inc., Mr. Wray has taken responsibility for its Solarbeam™ product development, testing and implementation.

With his 30+ years’ experience in development, manufacturing, management and large scale technology project implementation, Barry’s experience in communications has significantly enhanced the wireless component of SI’s offerings.

Barry began his technical career in the USMC supporting avionics systems. Upon joining GE Aerospace Electronics Systems Division (AESD), his technical leadership produced advanced designs of microwave monolithic integrated circuits, subsystems for phase array radars, electronic warfare systems, communications systems, production processes, high volume test systems and large-scale test systems, and served as the Technical Director for Microwave Test Systems. He left GE AESD in 1992 and joined GE’s Private Mobile Radio Division, later acquired by Ericsson.

Barry led Ericsson’s many successful efforts such as the 1994 Winter Olympic Public Safety radio network for the Norwegian Police. As an independent consultant, Mr. Wray performed numerous project management cellular deployment contracts in Brazil, Mexico and the US for Nortel, AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile.

More recently, Barry led SI’s development of the Large Animal Detection System and the Radar/Camera Verification System.


BSEE from University of Massachusetts

MSEE from the University of Massachusetts (with a special focus on microwave and high frequency electronics)

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