José T. Masís is the president and founder of Equipment & Systems Engineering. Mr. Masís has more than 30 years executive experience in the petroleum industry, water sanitation industry, alternative fuels industry, and waste water treatment industry. He began his career in 1968 at Chevron Latin America as an operations supervisor in Nicaragua , rising through the ranks to quickly become general manager of Chevron's Nicaragua division and eventually Vice President of Chevron Central America. Mr. Masís later moved to Chevron's headquarters in San Francisco , where he held engineering, planning and analysis positions at various departments of Chevron USA . He left Chevron in 1986 to start Equipment & Systems Engineering, Inc, a company he has led successfully for the past 18 years. Mr. Masís holds a B.S. in civil engineering from Central America Catholic University in Managua , Nicaragua , and a high management degree from INCAE (Harvard Branch).