Ken Brizel CEO
Ken has more than 20 years experience in managing high technology organizations. An executive with US, European and Asian operational experience over $100M within high technology based industries. Hands-on business leader and mentor with extensive background in strategy, business development, planning, team building, sales, marketing, engineering, operations and manufacturing. He most recently served as CEO of LightPath Technologies a NASDAQ public company headquartered in Florida with manufacturing operations in Shanghai China. Prior to this, he was a Senior Vice President for Strategy and Business Development at Oplink Communications, Director of Strategic marketing and DSP Business Unit for AT&T/Lucent Microelectronics and senior management positions at GE/RCA and startup Star Semiconductor. Mr. Brizel holds a Master's Degree and Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering and concentration in solid state physics from RPI (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute) and was awarded the David Sarnoff Award Gold Medallion for Outstanding Technical Achievement at RCA for building the QMOS product line.
Rosy Amlani CFO & VP Business Development
Rosy Amlani is a CMA with more than 20 years experience in both government commercialization activities and private accounting practice. Rosy has held a management role in government and driven her team to analyze business cases for funding, reviewed targeted support for Western Economic Diversification , actively participated in the development of new commercialization organizations and initiatives, directly supported Alberta investments of over $200M towards economic diversification. In 2005 was directly involved in the creation of the Alberta Centre for Advanced MNT Products (ACAMP). Rosy has dedicated her career to building and developing strong relationships in the innovation community. Through direct and indirect support, she has helped Alberta companies grow their revenue beyond what they could have achieved by themselves.
Andrew Carroll Vice President, Product Development Engineering
Andrew is a Professional Engineer with extensive business management experience in the areas of Strategic Planning, Corporate Services, Mergers & Acquisitions and Operations Management. Andrew started his career as a Production Engineer in the oil sands operations in Western Canada. He then moved on to more senior management positions in several fuel delivery, service and manufacturing businesses in the energy industry. He has broad experience managing Corporate Services groups including engineering and quality control, fleet & transportation, procurement and warehousing and project management. In addition he has managed numerous acquisitions and divestiture transactions over his career. Andrew has a Bachelor’s of Mechanical Engineering from the University of Calgary and an MBA from the Richard Ivey School at the University of Western Ontario.