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.

Kim Lawrence

Director, Marketing & Experience

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

Kyle Patterson

Project Geophysicist

Kyle is helping bring our first field trials to fruition, undertaking modeling and survey design; actively managing field deployments, data acquisition, and processing; and delivering impactful customer outcomes.

Pedro Martinez

Software Developer

Pedro is focused on refining our code base and developing a robust user interface for our advanced subsurface discovery platform.

David Gionet

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 .


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


Current Openings