Ph.D., Applied Physics
Former Senior Venture Partner
Bachelor, Math and Physics
University of Waterloo
Oil and Gas Tech (AI / ML)
Energy Transition & ESG
Energy Tech Innovation
Ian is an interdisciplinary scientist whose inventions have been recognized with an R&D 100 Award and featured in Scientific American, Chemical & Engineering News, Nature Photonics, and Materials Today.
He has a Ph.D. in Applied Physics from Harvard and a Bachelor’s in Math and Physics from the University of Waterloo.
Ian sits on the Board of Directors of NEXT Canada — non-profit that provides education, mentorship and funding to entrepreneurs, and was a Senior Venture Partner at Pioneer Fund, a leading seed-stage VC funded and run by Y Combinator alumni to help the next generation of startups get off the ground.
Outside the office, he enjoys spending time with his daughters and playing golf.