Frank Muller is an international businessman providing visionary leadership to startup, turnaround, and emerging growth companies. Muller began his career with PepsiCo and, within three years, was named Executive Vice President of Transportation and Advisor to the Board Chairman. Under his guidance, PepsiCo acquired a transportation business in Iran and successfully turned around a $50 million Alaska pipeline project.
Muller left PepsiCo to create Devco, a process technology company in the Middle East. He negotiated a partnership with the Saudi Government to construct a petrochemical/fertilizer operation. That business grew from inception to $400 million in annual revenue.
After a successful exit from Devco, he returned to Tulsa, Oklahoma and served as General Manager in the design and construction of the Kensington Galleria, a 40-acre retail, office, and hotel complex for John Williams (Williams Companies).
Muller founded Ten X Technology, a design engineering and manufacturing company in Austin, Texas where he served as its CEO and Chairman for 22 years. The company created 350 hardware and software products and won lucrative contracts with Applied Materials, Halliburton, Schlumberger, Johnson Controls, and other industry leaders.
During this time, Oscar Wyatt, the founder of Coastal Corporation, retained Muller as Senior Vice President to lead JV development, asset liquidations and exit strategies across the globe. He successfully liquidated $3+ billion in nonperforming assets and was instrumental in transitioning resources and assets to support the El Paso/Coastal merger.
Muller serves as an Advisor to a host of Family Offices and as a Board Director to private and public companies. Industries span consumer products, biotechnology, oil and gas, chemical, real estate, high tech engineering, transportation, media, and manufacturing.
He is a ’65 undergraduate and ’71 MBA graduate of Texas A&M University and serves on numerous boards at TAMU. A passion for servant leadership, Muller enjoys mentoring and coaching students to reach their goals. Muller has three Aggie children and three Aggie grandchildren.