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The Executive Team

 

Stephen Kong – Founder, President and CEO

The inventor of ThinkEco Power’s Nimbus™ concept, Stephen is the founder and CEO. He holds a BSc degree in Theoretical Physics from the National University of Singapore as well as an MBA from Warwick Business School (with high distinctions in his dissertation). He has held senior management positions at Lafarge, Dow Chemicals, General Electric Healthcare and PwC , as well as, several board positions, including a cleantech TSX public listed company. Additionally, he was twice invited as a Visiting Scholar to the University of Cambridge, UK and is a regular speaker at the INSEAD MBA Program. As a Chartered Engineer, he also brings practical hands-on project management and technical knowhow to the company.  He is the inventor of ThinkEco Power’s novel virtual grid concept, author of three world wide provisional patents that are core to our solution, as well as several others recently submitted. Stephen was a member of Prime Minister Stephen Harper's high level business delegation to Isreal and the Middle East in Jan 2014.

 

Janna Janzen - COO & Director

Janna is the COO and she has a BA in Geography and Environmental Studies. As one of core team member of Thinkeco, she brings practical experience and sound knowledge of real world environmental issues.  Janna will bring her strong business and International management skills in a variety of contexts, both internationally and nationally. She is passionate about finding new solutions to current environmental problems, and is intrigued with the possibilities of prosumerism.  Janna is an ardent admirer of Jessica Jackley, founder of Kiva.com, and aspires to someday be able to transform societies all around the world  using the Nimbus platform as an enabler.

 

David Londry - VP - Engineering 

Dave is a Professional Engineer (PEng) and he holds an MS in Math and a BS in Mechanical Engineering. Dave started off his career as a Software Engineer with the Canadian Space Agency and back then, he was mainly involved in designing jet propulsion systems and pyrotechnics. He is an acknowledged expert in the field of embedded systems – and he brings considerable experience to the project team particularly in systems design, digital hardware design, embedded systems, real-time systems, mobile systems, data communications, communication protocols and project management.

 

Ken Lee - CFO

Ken is a Chartered Accountant (CA) with over 40 years of experience. He brings strong experience in managing the financial risk of the company and negotiating and structuring deals. He is responsible for financial budgeting and record keeping and will deal with all matters in regards to cost benefit analysis, forecasting and securing new funding for the company's growth.  

 

Pankaj Chugh - Strategy Advisor

With skill-sets gained as a strategy consultant at the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) in London,UK, Pankaj brings practical strategy and operational insights to the table. He's currently a Senior Director with Infosys and he has deep knowledge in supply chain management, particularly in the hi-tech sector in technologies related to mobility, internet of things, big data, smart building and data sciences. He currently resides in Silicon Valley and holds an MBA from Insead and a Bsc in Mechanical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology (Delhi).