LEADERSHIP, TECHNICAL AND COMMERCIAL EXPERTISE CONVERGE TO DELIVER THE IDEON VISION.
CEO & CO-FOUNDER
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.
CTO & CO-FOUNDER
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.
Krysta, a Chartered Professional Accountant (CA) and Chartered Financial Analyst charter holder, is a financial executive with over 15 years’ progressive success leading accounting, tax, and financial strategy for international venture capital and financing organizations.
Her experience includes CFO and senior finance roles at Winshear Gold, Tectonic Metals, Sandstorm Gold, and Pathway Capital (where she managed several private and public mining companies).
VP, TALENT & CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE
Kim handles employee experience and culture, talent management, brand and customer experience, marketing, communications, government engagement, and community relations.
Kim holds a B.A (Hons) from Queen’s and a graduate diploma in Business Management (Asia-Pacific) from Capilano University.
Most recently, she served for 8 years as CMO at the University of Calgary, building a team that drove a double-digit increase in likelihood to recommend.
DIRECTOR, PROJECT DELIVERY
David works with teams of technical and non-technical colleagues within and beyond Ideon to ensure delivery of major project and relationship outcomes critical to the company’s success.
David earned a Master of Management Sciences in Management of Technology from Waterloo and a Bachelor of Engineering from McGill.
He worked at MDA for many years in a range of technical roles and leading business development activities for space-based Earth observation for international markets, including oil & gas and mining.
ALIGNING STRATEGY, PEOPLE, PROCESSES, AND TECHNOLOGY.
Koos Van Nieuwkoop
RESEARCH & 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.
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.
Ben is busy developing and testing the mechanic elements for our next-generation borehole sensor.
Ojo has his PhD in Geophysics and applies his extensive global experience to exploring and modelling mineral exploration applications of the Ideon Discovery Platform.
Margot earned a master’s in geoscience and is applying her experience in the uranium industry to modelling, analyzing, and interpreting mineral exploration applications of the Ideon Discovery Platform.
LAB COORDINATOR & MANUFACTURING TECHNICIAN
Brad keeps our manufacturing lab running as slickly as possible while also applying his expertise and care to the production of our patented muon detectors.
Mu-izz helps to build and test our advanced subsurface imaging detectors, conducting quality checks and in-process inspections along the way.
Kyle helps to build and test our advanced subsurface imaging detectors, conducting quality checks and in-process inspections along the way.
Manmohan Singh Badhesa
Manny helps to build and test our advanced subsurface imaging detectors, conducting quality checks and in-process inspections along the way.
OFFICE & PEOPLE COORDINATOR
Holly is the glue that keeps our operation running smoothly and efficiently.
Randy is working on refining and strengthening our code base, and developing user interface components for our advanced subsurface intelligence discovery platform.
Vera works with us part-time but is fully committed to sourcing and orchestrating all of the parts and equipment we need to bring you world-leading borehole muon tomography.
Zac defines data integrity challenges and then applies his analytical and organizational skills to solving them.
Sam is focused on building out our capabilities for muon tomography projects, geophysical inversions, and targeting technologies — developing a deep understanding of its applications in mineral exploration and other sectors.
Abelardo Pérez Gil
Abelardo plays a direct role in bringing client projects to fruition, traveling to site and actively organizing/managing field deployments; monitoring data acquisition and processing; and ultimately delivering impactful customer outcomes.
Christen handles our accounting operations, including reporting, records, controls, and budgets.
RESEARCH & INNOVATION INTERN
Harry is with us for the summer semester as part of his co-op education program at the University of British Columbia. He’s a second-year civil engineering student with growing experience in high-tech start-ups.
WHAT WE BELIEVE; HOW WE WORK TOGETHER.
Transforming subsurface discovery.™
Deliver subsurface intelligence that accelerates the world’s transition to low-impact mining.
These values represent the beliefs, philosophies, and principles that drive our business. They describe what we stand for, shape our behaviour, and inform our decisions.
We use them to determine if we are on the right path to fulfilling our ambitious goals without compromising what’s important to us.
- Driven by industry, informed by science
We solve industry problems with scientific rigour: listening carefully, analyzing the data, and developing solutions that our clients – and the planet – cannot live without.
- Inspired to create, wired to deliver
We’re imaginative, creating new possibilities and embracing the diversity of thought and experience within our team to move with urgency, learn from our failures, and execute masterfully.
- Unified as a team, personally accountable
We have each other’s backs and operate with integrity, respect, and empathy. Success depends on leaving egos at the door, celebrating our differences, delivering promises, and owning the outcome together.
- Boldly ambitious, exceptionally human
We think big and have the courage to blaze new trails. We’re in this business to win, but that doesn’t mean we compromise on doing the right thing for our people, our clients, and our world.
HELP SHAPE A CANADIAN INNOVATION 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 [email protected]