Ken Brizel CEO
Ken has spent more than 20 years managing operations with multinational high-tech organizations in North America, Europe and Asia. Prior to ACAMP, he was CEO of LightPath Technologies in the United States. Before that, he served as Senior Vice President for Strategy and Business Development for Oplink Communications; Director of Strategic Marketing and the Digital Signal Processor business unit for AT&T/Lucent Microelectronics; and held senior management positions at GE/RCA and the startup Star Semiconductor. Ken holds a master’s degree in electrical engineering with concentration in solid state physics from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He won the David Sarnoff Award Gold Medallion for Outstanding Technical Achievement at RCA for building the QMOS product line. Ken is the driving force for ACAMP’s vision, strategy, people and reputation.
Rosy Amlani CFO & VP Business Development
Rosy has more than 20 years in government commercialization activities and private accounting. In a management role with the Canadian federal government, she analyzed business cases for funding, reviewed targeted support for Western Economic Diversification, developed new commercialization organizations and initiatives, and supported Alberta investments of more than $200 million towards economic diversification. In 2005 she was actively involved in the creation of ACAMP. Rosy has dedicated her career to developing strong relationships in the innovation community, and to helping Alberta companies grow their revenue and stature. She is a Certified Management Accountant (CMA). Rosy is instrumental in fostering ACAMP’s relationships with industry and government and helps secure funding grants and development resources for both ACAMP and its clients.
Andrew Carroll Vice President, Product Development Engineering
Andrew is a Professional Engineer with experience in strategic planning, corporate services, mergers & acquisitions, and operations management -- including engineering and project management, quality control, fleet & transportation, and supply chain management. Starting his career as a Production Engineer in the Western Canadian oil sands, he ascended to senior management positions in fuel delivery, and service and manufacturing businesses in the energy industry. He has also managed several acquisitions and divestitures. Andrew holds a bachelor’s in mechanical engineering from the University of Calgary and an MBA from the Richard Ivey School at the University of Western Ontario. At ACAMP, Andrew is responsible for directing the engineering team and ensuring ACAMP continues to deliver high-quality results for its clients.