Leadership, technical and commercial expertise converge to deliver the IDEON vision.



Gary is a global executive, with 25+ years in the industrial/B2B markets, developing and commercializing innovative new products, services and solutions.

Gary is a visionary with strong operational credentials and a track record of building teams that deliver extraordinary results.

Most recently, Gary founded the Finning Digital division and scaled revenue to $500m in 3 years, delivering profitability in <24 months.



Doug is a global leader in muon tomography and one of the few people in the world with the expertise to turn muon research into industrial problems solved.

Doug holds a BSc. (Hons) in  physics and computer science from UBC, and a PhD in subatomic physics from SFU.

Doug also has extensive expertise in computer simulation, data analysis and statistical inference – including machine learning methods and detector physics.



Don is passionate about technology development and commercialization with 25+ years experience in imaging systems, from engineer to CEO.

Don holds a BASc, MEng and PEng and is an accomplished tech leader with key roles at AAPS, Creo, RADARSAT and MDA.

Don has led an imaging business to US$50m in revenue, and led teams of up to 70 engineers, scientists, technologists, project managers and market analysts.


Aligning strategy, people, processes, and technology.

Koos van Nieuwkoop

Research and Innovation Associate

Koos has a PhD in subatomic physics and honed his craft searching for and measuring the Higgs boson with the Large Hadron Collider.

Max Howarth

Director, Artificial Intelligence

Max leads the build-out of Ideon’s capabilities for multi-dataset analyses and machine learning, identifying opportunities and developing a commercial AI platform.

Carlo Clores

CAD Modeling

Carlo takes care of CAD, mechanical modeling, and rapid prototyping for our next-generation detectors.

Ben Barbour

Mechanical Engineer

Ben is busy developing and testing the mechanic elements for our next-generation borehole sensor.

Sara Pieczonka

MITACS Accelerate Intern
(Queen’s Univ.)

Sara’s research focuses on applying muon tomography to new applications in the oil & gas sector.

Kim Lawrence

Director, Marketing & Experience

Kim handles marketing and communications, employee experience and culture, and stakeholder relations.


Help shape a Canadian innovation success story.

By joining Ideon’s visionary team, you will realize a tremendous opportunity for professional growth to build a successful career. We believe in inventive thinking, continuous learning, and providing a leading-edge environment where individual skills and attributes are valued.

We are always looking for talented individuals. Even if you do not see a current job opening that matches your skill set, please send us your resume anyway.  Please submit your resume and cover letter articulating your interest in Ideon to


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