Startup Team

Reza Rezaei

Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder

Reza is the CEO and Co-founder.

Reza completed his Ph.D. from the University of British Columbia in 2017. During this time, he was part of RES'EAU Water-Net, which works in partnership with many other public and private organizations across Canada that deliver local solutions to drinking water issues faced by small, rural and Indigenous communities.

Hamed Valipour

Chief Technology Officer

Hamed is an experienced engineer with a demonstrated history of working in academia and industry. He is skilled in Firmware Development, Electronics Hardware Design, Power Electronics, and Programming. He is a strong research professional studying Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) focused in Electrical and Electronics Engineering at the University of British Columbia (UBC).

Ata Kheyrandish

Data Scientist  

Ata, Ph.D., EIT, is a chemical engineer with over six years of experience in water treatment and developing new technologies that provide access to cleaner water. He has experience working with small communities that target techniques to treat and deliver safer water. Ata provides technical insights that help water operators optimize their water plants. 

Board of Directors

George Thorpe

Co-founder & Director

BI-Pure water Co-Owner and BOD member in RES’EAU WaterNET 

Peter Madden


Sales Leader for IBM's Blockchain, Watson and Cloud platforms and BOD of Ocean Networks 

Madjid Mohseni

Co-founder & Director

professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering at UBC and the Scientific Director of RES'EAU-WaterNET

Poya Haghnegahdar


CEO and Co-founder of FIND Innovation Labs Inc.

Board of Advisors

Kyle Cheriton

Mentor and Advisor in e@UBC

Jonathan Ho

 Board Chair of the BC Sustainable Energy Association (BCSEA)

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