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Our Team.

Our team is strong at technology and business management. 

Dr. Yoga Yogendran
Chief Executive Officer

Yoga has 27 years of experience in developing and commercializing clean energy technology companies. He leads with a passion and works with executive leaders in corporations, governments, and non-profits to address climate change and creates companies and technologies that enable communities, industries and buildings to reduce their carbon footprint and further their sustainability, all while creating a proven economic benefit. Previously, he has served as director for the National Research Council of Canada for 9 years and founded a number of cleantech initiatives focusing such as CleanTech Community Gateway, a not-for-profit organization focusing on sustainable community development with First Nations and other remote communities.

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Tina Zhang
VP - Business Development

Tina has over 15 years of experience in business development between China and Canada focusing on new energy industry. She is a shareholder in Richpower New Energy, a major energy storage solution provider dedicated to battery management systems and system integration in China.  Prior to her business endeavours, she has over 11 years of experience in journalism covering technology and the legal sector.

Dr. Eric Pu
Chief Technology Officer

Dr. Eric Pu has over 25 years’ experience in business development in Canada and China. In 1998, he started his first business INNOVA Software Technology in China, the first company dedicated to professional software testing in the country. INNOVA provided software testing service to OriginLab and improved its product quality dramatically in just a few months, which became the most widely used scientific data processing and graphing software in the world in later years. The businesses co-founded and developed by Dr. Pu ranges from large software system to embedded system (hardware and firmware). One of them, Xian Software Technology, was acquired by Digital China, one of the largest application system providers in China.

Dr. Tianyu Li
Research and Development Scientist

Dr. Tianyu Li is a young and dedicated scientist and entrepreneur in Canada. He got his Ph.D. degree in electrochemistry at the age of 26 from the University of Victoria and worked as a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Toronto and later a sessional faculty at The King’s University. He has extensive research experience in electrochemical energy storage and conversion, focusing on alcohol-based fuel cells, water electrolysis and lithium-ion batteries. Previously working at National Research Council Canada, he was a member in a research project exploring NMC lithium-ion battery aging mechanisms. 

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Geoff Forrester
Sales and Marketing Specialist

Geoff has extensive experience in equity financing and construction debt for Real estate land assemblies. As an architectural apprentice he was involved in luxury home development and the redevelopment of commercial rental properties.  Most recently Geoff has spent 8 years in Clean tech and sustainable community energy projects in BC, Alberta, and the US. Geoff studied architecture at Carleton University and Urban Planning at the University of Ottawa, as well as project management and construction management at BCIT and Algonquin College.  

Donald Ceci
Grant and Investment Specialist

Donald Ceci is a corporate funding specialist in Canada. He has over 25 years' experience in business development and sales managements in North America. He worked as a director in a number of leading energy companies such as Ballard Power Systems, Power Air Corporation and M-Field Energy. He is currently the western director in sales at Ayming Canada, one of the largest Canadian grant service providers. He is specialized in funding applications, financial services and government loans.

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Andrew Turnbull
Energy Management Specialist

Andrew has over 25 years' experience in technical and managerial roles in engineering corporations in British Columbia. He has been actively leading several electric and energy businesses since 1998. He is currently working as a technical manager at Aurora Assist Inc., a consulting business that provides full-service for companies to access and maximize government & private fundings including SR&ED, Technology funds, Digital Media Funds, Growth Funds, Workforce Funds and Private Funds. Additionally, he manages technical write-ups and submissions for SR&ED and other funding programs.

Anita Zhong
Sales and Marketing Specialist

Anita focuses on the supply chain of the company's products and travels between China and Canada. She has over twenty years of experience in product import and export business in China, rich experience in business negotiation, valuable social resources, as well as the ability to integrate and allocate resources effectively.

Sean Yang
Energy System Developer

Sean is a recent graduate from the University of British Columbia with a Bachelors of Commerce Degree in Business Technology Management. He has previous industry experience working as a software developer in backend automations for a cryptocurrency company's digital assets platform. He is inquisitive in nature with a passion for learning new technologies and languages.

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Dean Brigham
Technical Advisor

Over 30+ years in the energy management industry both for large multinational and institutional organizations. Have been active in working to bring new technologies and system designs to the marketplace and help numerous organizations develop strong sales and marketing skills to the client that they serve.

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