Scott Beatty, Co-Founder. PhD  linked_in_icon

Dr. Beatty has over a decade of marine systems R&D experience as an ocean engineer and researcher. In his doctoral work at University of Victoria, he has managed teams to design and deploy wave measurement instruments and wave energy converters in oceans and wave tanks. He’s developed, patented, and authored publications and International standards in wave energy conversion. His expertise include ocean technology development, testing, and due diligence.


Clayton Hiles, Co-Founder. MASc, PEng  linked_in_icon

Clayton is a coastal engineer with a decade of ocean engineering experience. He has a Master of Applied Science from the University of Victoria, and has been Principal at Cascadia Coast Research, a coastal engineering consulting firm, for five years. His expertise includes computational modelling of ocean hydrodynamics and wind-waves, assessment of coastal hazards and quantification of marine renewable energy resources.


Bryce Bocking, R&D Engineer. MASc  linked_in_icon

Bryce is a mechanical engineer with expertise in control systems, instrumentation, and analysis for marine technology. With a Master of Applied Science from the University of Victoria, he has significant lab and field testing experience in experimental wave energy conversion at University of Victoria,  sensor platform development at Ocean Networks Canada, and product development at AML Oceanographic.



Joshua McKenty, Advisor. Field CTO, Pivotal Cloud Foundry  linked_in_icon

A San Francisco 40-Under-40 and NASA Ames Honor Award recipient, Josh brings two decades of experience in entrepreneurship, management and software engineering and architecture to bear on MarineLAB’s strategic direction. Before his work at Pivotal, he was founding CEO of Piston Cloud Computing, Inc (acq. by Cisco). Previously, Joshua was Chief Cloud Architect at NASA Ames, where he co-founded the OpenStack project. While working for the Global Earthquake Model (an international World Bank program), he led the first release of OpenQuake. He is a charter member of the C100, and an advisor to Canadian-led technology companies.