Glenn J. Butler
With over 50 years of experience in military, scientific, commercial diving, aerospace and hyper-hypobaric engineering, research and clinical operations, Glenn J. Butler is the founder and CEO of Life Support Technologies (LST) group.
Founded in 1984, LST’s initial mission was to transfer deep diving/hyperbaric technologies and oxygen enriched air (nitrox) diving and oxygen safety techniques to NASA, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the U.S. Department of Defense.
Today, LST’s group of companies specializes in advanced wound care, hyperbaric medicine, hyperbaric tunneling and aerospace hypobaric consulting and engineering services. During the COVID-19 pandemic, LST has been instrumental in aiding Metro New York hospitals with hyperbaric therapies and other life-saving measures.
Over the course of his career, Glenn and key associates have developed and provided advanced commercial and military deep diving and saturation techniques decompression tables and equipment. Currently, he has 12 deep diving/hyperbaric technologies patents and 48 peer-reviewed scientific papers.
As of 2020, Glenn’s professional appointments include the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society’s Hyperbaric Safety Committee; the National Pressure Injury Advisory Panel’s Support Surface Standards Committee; and NFPA-99 Healthcare Facilities Code’s Hyperbaric Facilities Committee (2005 edition).
Along with his longstanding connections and relationships with NASA, the Department of Defense, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society and the National Pressure Injury Advisory Panel, Glenn is a fellow at the Manhattan-based Explores Club. This designation is reserved for those who have distinguished themselves by directly contributing to scientific knowledge in the field of geographical exploration or allied sciences.
An award-winning journalist (New York Press Association and Jesse H. Neal Award), W.B. King has written over one thousand articles on subjects ranging from entertainment to real estate to technology, among other wide-ranging topics. He regularly contributes to regional and national publications and is co-founder of the financial technology publication, Finopotamus.
For more than five years he taught writing courses at New York University School of Continuing and Professional Studies. A graduate of the State University of New York at New Paltz, King has written, ghostwritten and co-authored numerous books.