Our leaders

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Management team

Troy Bullock, CPA, CA
President and Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Bullock is a senior executive 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.

Monika Russell, CPA, CA
Chief Financial Officer (Acting)

Monika Russell joined Nanotech in February 2018, bringing more than 15 years’ experience in financial reporting and regulatory compliance in a public company environment. Most recently, Ms. Russell was Controller & Corporate Secretary of Ainsworth Lumber Co. Ltd. through a period of significant corporate change, including refinancing, restructuring and M&A activities that culminated in a merger with Norbord Inc. Ms. Russell oversees the Company’s reporting, internal controls, tax and regulatory reporting. She is a Chartered Professional Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Simon Fraser University.

Igi LeRoux, BSc., MSc.
Chief Business Development Officer

Mr. LeRoux joined Nanotech as part of the acquisition of Fortress Optical Features Ltd where he served as CEO for four years. Mr. LeRoux started his career in product research and development of printing and security features of banknotes and high security documents. He 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 Mr. LeRoux 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.

Clint Landrock, B.Eng., M.ASc.
Chief Technology Officer

Mr. Landrock serves as the CTO for Nanotech and is the primary inventor of the company’s patented nano-optic 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.

Ron Ridley, B.Eng., MBA
Vice President, Operations

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 government 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.

Joe Vosburgh B.Eng., MBA
Vice President, Marketing

Joe Vosburgh joins the Company as VP Marketing with over 20 years experience in the successful development and commercialization of breakthrough technologies. His work encompasses operational leadership, marketing strategy, product development and business case execution across a range of high-technology products and services. He has held senior product strategy and leadership positions at Creo, Ballard Power Systems, Corvus Energy, Schneider Electric and Igloo Innovations. Most recently, Mr. Vosburgh was COO of Igloo Innovations where he drove considerable growth in revenue and profitability, as well as successful expansion into adjacent markets and services. Mr. Vosburgh’s key responsibilities at Nanotech will include strategic marketing, planning and product development. He will also drive all activities relating to corporate communications, branding, and marketing communications. Mr. Vosburgh holds an MBA in Marketing and Accounting from Queen’s University, and an Electrical Engineering Degree from the University of Victoria, both with honors distinction.

Brian Donnelly
Vice President, Sales

Mr. Donnelly has over 20 years of experience managing sales and marketing teams for leading technology companies in Vancouver, BC.  He built and managed teams at Norsat International, Icron Technologies, and Corinex Communications where each company achieved the #1 market share in their respective industries. Most recently, Mr. Donnelly’s disciplined approach to market research, new product introduction, and methodical sales processes helped Norsat International achieve significant growth in a mature low-growth industry. Mr. Donnelly has been instrumental in helping multiple international companies achieve rapid revenue growth through focused account and market penetration.

Board of directors

Doug Blakeway
Founder and Chairman of the Board

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 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 also a director of Kanzen Capital Corp., and Wireless Industry Partnership Connector Inc., as well as a member of Simon Fraser University (SFU) Surrey – Business Advisory Council, and an Entrepreneur-in-Residence at SFU Venture Connection.

Troy Bullock, CPA, CA
President and Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Bullock is a senior executive 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.

Hyonmyong (Hoch) Cho
Member of Audit Committee

Hoch Cho is the Chairman of the Board of Destiny Media Technologies Inc. since March 2017. He is the managing member, since 2007, of Greenlaw International Management Company LLC, which manages Greenlaw International LP, a fund which invests in microcap stocks. From 2002 to 2008, Mr. Cho was a Managing Director of Forum Partners which managed several real estate private equity funds in Europe and Asia. At Forum Partners, Mr. Cho managed a worldwide team tasked with private equity deal structuring, analysis, and negotiation.

Bozena Kaminska
Member of Compensation, Governance, and Nominating Committee

Dr. Kaminska’s academic career spans four decades and four nations, including a professor post at the University of Montréal and Senior Canada Research Chair in wireless sensor networks and Professor at Simon Fraser University, Vancouver. She is Chair of the Board of Directors for CMC Microsystems Inc. Previously, Dr. Kaminska served as Senior Vice President and Chief Technical Officer with Credence Corp in Portland, Oregon. Dr. Kaminska is a prolific inventor with major contributions to science and innovation.

D. Neil McDonnell
Lead Director, Member of Compensation, Governance, and Nominating Committee

D. Neil McDonnell has been President and CEO at Javini Holdings Co. since June 2010. He is currently chair of Agreement Express, ResponseTek, EDP Software and a director of Symbility Solutions. A recognized leader in the Canadian technology space, he was a director of QHR Technologies Inc. from June 2015 to October 2016 (acquired by George Weston) and CEO of Wurldtech Security Technologies Inc. from July 2011 to May 2015 (acquired by GE). Mr. McDonnell holds an MBA from the University of British Columbia and a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Toronto.

Ronan McGrath 
Chair of Audit Committee

Ronan McGrath is an investor, corporate director and the Principal of Ronan McGrath + Associates Inc. since January 2009. He also consults on strategic issues to major technology companies. He is the lead director of Photon Control Inc. since July 2016 and chairs the Audit Committee. He was the lead director and Audit Committee chair of Symbility Solutions Inc. from November 2017 to December 2018. He is the former Chief Information Officer of Rogers Communications Inc. and President of Rogers Shared Operations. Mr. McGrath, a Chartered Accountant, is a graduate in Business Administration at Trinity College, Dublin.

Bernhard Zinkhofer 
Chair of Compensation, Governance, and Nominating Committee and Member of Audit Committee

Mr. Zinkhofer is a practicing corporate lawyer and partner in the Vancouver office of McMillan LLP, Barristers & Solicitors. He practices in the areas of corporate securities and related commercial matters including natural resource and technology transfer. Mr. Zinkhofer obtained a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Calgary in 1977, became a Member of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants in 1980 after articling with a predecessor of KPMG Peat Marwick Thorne and obtained an LLB from the University of Victoria in 1983. He has served as a director of Nanotech and its predecessors for most of the preceding 12 years.