Nyx Optics is the home for our next generation night vision goggles and a partner in next generation Electronic Counter Measures (ECM). Nyx is partnering with industry leaders to develop the next generation in soldier capabilities and protection. Our advances in both fields will lead to having lifesaving, real time abilities, currently unavailable to today’s military.

Jorge Mendoza

Chief Operating Officer, NYX Optics


Jorge Mendoza is a highly analytical, organized, and results-driven professional with extensive experience in program and project management, complemented with strong background in military and government operations. Expert at identifying initiatives to streamline processes and minimize inefficient procedures; as well as providing mentoring and advice to teams and organizations. Known for problem-solving and critical thinking skills, along with proven ability to keenly analyze issues, formulate strategic action plans, and resolve complex situations. Articulate communicator; multilingual in English, Spanish, and Farsi/Dari; which has provided him the ability to build a vast network in Central and South Asia, along with Central and South America.

Jorge honed his skills and expertise over a 25-year career in the U.S. Army, serving at many key levels of operational and training leadership. He served with great distinction and success in numerous senior management positions both within the continental United States and in support of military operations in Afghanistan and Iraq. His extensive array of assignments, to include Commanding Officer, Chief Instructor, Chief Operations Officer, and Foreign Military/Government Advisor; provides a well-rounded approach to complex problems with innovative solutions.

Jorge holds a Bachelor's Degree in Biology from the University of Texas at San Antonio; a Masters Degree in Military Operational Art and Science from the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, KS; he is a graduate of the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation, Fort Benning, GA. Additionally he has conducted extensive training and research, which in conjunction with his operational experienced provided the basis for his published work in counterinsurgency "The Illusion of Governance" (U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, 2013).