Dr. Beatty is a Canadian ocean deep-tech entrepreneur with over 17yrs experience in Marine industrial and R&D sectors. Under his leadership, MarineLabs has grown from a side-project to a thriving company operating a North America wide fleet of CoastScout sensors that provide coastal data at the world’s highest resolution. He has internationally recognized expertise and leadership in marine technology; With patents and highly cited publications on wave energy conversion technologies, test programs, and field campaigns. He served as convener of IEC standards technical committees and as a technical judge for US, UK, and Canadian funding agencies allocating >75M in funds.
As COO, Josh is guiding MarineLabs’ operations and sales team into an explosive growth period in both domestic and export markets. He is a former VP, Global Ecosystem Engineering at Pivotal, Inc ($6.5B market cap / 3,000 employees). 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 MarineLabs’s strategic direction. Before his work at Pivotal, he was founding CEO of Piston Cloud Computing, Inc (acquired by Cisco). Previously, Josh 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
An experienced CPA-CMA and business person with a multitude of creative abilities, Christopher brings enthusiasm and problem solving skills to all his endeavors. Christopher joined the Marine Labs team to secure Equity and Debt financing. He continues to build our expansion plans across North America with the creation of a 5 year pro-forma model and is working with C-level team to standardize corporate policies, procedures, reporting, and investor communications. He also manages the portfolio of our legal and financial agreements with suppliers and customers.
Michael is a software engineer, product owner, and project manager. He holds a BASc in Electrical Engineering+Physics, an MASc in Mechanical Engineering, and an MSc in Computer Science. He spent 10 years in real-time instrument software design and high-performance computing for astronomical instrumentation at NASA’s JPL and Caltech, followed by the European Southern Observatory, and National Research Council of Canada. He then shifted focus to the field of energy systems, and helped found an IoT high-efficiency LED lighting and building automation company.
Director of Data Science
Bryce is a mechanical engineer with a passion for combining his mathematics and problem-solving skills with ocean technologies and coastal engineering. In 2017, Bryce completed his Master of Applied Science degree with the West Coast Wave Initiative at the University of Victoria while researching experimental and numerical modelling techniques for wave energy converters. During his undergraduate studies, Bryce also gained experience developing and operating oceanographic instruments while working for Ocean Networks Canada and AML Oceanographic. As Director of Data Science with MarineLabs, Bryce applies his experience with ocean instrumentation, data analysis and numerical modelling to provide greater knowledge of ocean wave properties in coastal regions.
Director of Product
Dr. Soleimani brings his technical knowledge to bear on MarineLabs product hardware, positioning, and sensor features while ensuring quality and reliability requirements demanded of the ocean environment are met. Majid has an extremely unique combination of technical and practical skills with a PhD in fluid-optical experimental and computational fluid dynamic systems for analyzing flow fields as well as hands-on industrial experience as a former Quality Control Engineer, Customer Service Supervisor, and Field Service Engineer for heavy construction equipment.