Mr. Blakeway founded and leads Nanotech Security Corp. He is an entrepreneur and inventor who, over several decades, has founded and operated a number of successful companies both locally and in international markets. These companies have ranged from being service-oriented firms to high tech electronic and wireless manufacturing organizations. Mr. Blakeway is quite active in the Canadian business community and at Simon Fraser University. He is currently also a director of Tactical Technologies Inc., Canadian Listed Company Association, Wireless Industry Partnership Connector Inc., a member of Simon Fraser University (SFU) Surrey – Business Advisory Council, Entrepreneur-in-Residence at SFU Venture Connection, CMC Microsystems Inc., and a member of The Executive Committee (TEC).
Mr. Bullock is a senior finance professional with more than 20 years of international experience who has a strong track record in both public and private companies with public accounting, restructuring and corporate finance duties at KPMG and Deloitte. Mr. Bullock brings more than a decade of senior financial leadership where he has served as CFO at Norsat International Inc., Ascalade Communications Inc., and most recently as CEO at Stormtech Performance Apparel Ltd. He is a veteran of companies characterized by significant growth, international operations, and sophisticated commercial transactions.
Mr. LeRoux joined Nanotech as part of the acquisition of Fortress Optical Features Ltd where he served as CEO for 4 years. Igi started his career in product research and development of printing and security features of banknotes and high security documents. Igi brings 25 years’ experience in the banknote industry where his career evolved from product R&D, Business Development, and Industry Consulting, into General Management. During this time he worked in a select few of the most notable companies in the banknote industry. He has been instrumental and successful in development and commercialization of a number of emerging technologies, concepts and businesses in the banknote industry.
Mr. Landrock serves as the CTO for Nanotech and is the primary inventor of the company’s patented nano-optics technology. He is an expert scientist in the study of nanotechnology and currently holds a number patents in this area. Mr. Landrock completed his Bachelor’s degree in aerospace engineering at Ryerson University in Toronto and earned a Masters of Applied Sciences at Simon Fraser University.
Mr. Ridley joined Nanotech as part of the strategic acquisition of Fortress Optical Features Ltd. where he was Chief Operating Officer for three years. Mr. Ridley has been involved in the security device industry for over 20 years in both public and private companies in various engineering, research & development and management roles. Mr. Ridley has a strong track record in project, operations and production management. Mr. Ridley completed his Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering at Carleton University in Ottawa and earned a Masters in Business Administration at the University of Ottawa.