Rod Starr is a retired executive with extensive business experience in the energy industry, where he held senior leadership positions around the globe. Most recently, Rod was the CEO of a Dubai-based geophysical technology company with a fleet of advanced seismic acquisition vessels operating throughout the world.
An active philanthropist, Rod uses his executive leadership expertise to develop and grow non-profit organizations and foundations. In addition to being Director of Strategic Development and Operations at Media Art Xploration, Rod is also the founder and current Board Chair of the Grant-A-Starr Foundation. The non-profit organization advocates and generates funding for the advancement of diagnostic testing in the medical field to save children’s lives and funds world-class research projects at Texas Children’s Hospital and Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital.