Dr. Ian BurgessCo-Founder, President & CTO
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.
Former Senior Venture Partner
Bachelor, Math and Physics
University of Waterloo
ExpertiseOil and Gas Tech (AI / ML)
Energy Transition & ESG
Energy Tech Innovation