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    Ian Burgess, Ph.D.
    Ian Burgess, Ph.D.
    Co-Founder, President & CTO

    Ian Burgess, Ph.D.

    Co-Founder, President & CTO

    Ian is a co-founder of Validere, and serves as President. He is the technical and innovation lead and has become one of the leading industry experts on commodity measurement, emissions and carbon sequestration measurement, and the emerging carbon markets.
    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.


    Ph.D., Applied Physics
    Harvard University

    Board Member
    NEXT Canada

    Former Senior Venture Partner
    Pioneer Fund

    Bachelor, Math and Physics
    University of Waterloo


    Oil and Gas Tech (AI / ML)
    Energy Transition & ESG
    Energy Tech Innovation

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