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The AquaGen Management Team
Mac Brown AquaGen's Founder CEO Chairman of the Board
Shezad Abedi, AquaGen's COO, VP Sales Africa & Asia
David Gilbert AquaGen's CEO, VP of Sales Europe, Austrailia
Derek Neufeld VP of Engineering
Mike Doiron AquaGen Advisory Board

Mac Brown: Chairman of the Board of Directors, CEO, EXECUTIVE VP of Sales Americas


Based in Ottawa, Canada. Mac has closed over $1.5 Billion dollars in profitable revenue with companies he has owned or worked for and products he has represented into the USA, Canadian & Asia Marketplaces.  An experienced Technology CEO; Sales, Marketing & Business Development Executive; Entrepreneur; Start-up Expert and experience in Fund Raising.


Mac is presently President of MarkerTest Distribution (delivering the URCODE solution helping to combat the Opioid Crisis in Florida).


Mac was also a Founder, CEO of Magenn Power, a high altitude wind energy turbine featured on Discovery Channels, Project Earth’s TV series called “Seven Ways to Save the Planet” the Infinite Winds episode that first aired in August 2008.


Founder and CEO of; achieved revenues of $100M per year; (25% owned by Corel Corp., the NetWinder Office Server was the custom award winning software/hardware product of 


Founder, CEO of Hardware Canada Computer; a computer and networking Value Added Reseller.  Hardware Canada was a major supplier of the Axil Sparc Solaris Unix workstations & servers into the Canadian Government. Hardware Canada later went on to build their own Sparc /  Solaris based computer & servers under the Horizon Brand.  (components were purchased from a division of Sun Microsystems).


Hardware Canada was also an OEM Switch manufacturer for Nortel Networks & Newbridge Networks.  Hardware Canada achieved revenues of $40M per year while achieving 54 straight quarters of profitability.


Shezad Abedi: COO, VP of Sales Africa and Asia

Based in UK. Shezad has been involved in energy hedging, energy finance and restructuring for over 25 years. Shezad began his career in commodities in 1994 at Bankers Trust, a global investment bank that specialized derivatives, as a risk analyst on the commodity derivatives desk.

Shezad founded, was a shareholder and Group Commercial Director of Welsh Power Group, MD trading for Uskmouth Power Ltd CEO of its trading subsidiary Carron Energy, one of the UK's first private-equity backed power companies,  Sold in 2010, Welsh Power, at that time backed by Deutsche Bank, Strategic Value Partners and Trafalgar Asset Management, had grown to £1bn value with two operating power plants, one financed new 850MW gas power plant, a trading division and a supply business.


Prior to Welsh Power Shezad was Head of UK and Scandinavian Structured Products at EdF Trading. Shezad has worked as Managing Director of European Electricity at Prebon Yamane, and at various senior positions.  Shezad has also worked extensively in banking and advisory institutions. Shezad was MD, Power Energy and Commodities TAIB investment bank, Bahrain, Board Member of TAIB YatirimBank, and Chairman of PDF Kurumsal (corporate finance boutique). Shezad has acquired, managed and turned around businesses for himself and for his employers. Shezad holds a Masters Degree in Management and a Bachelors Degree in Physics from Imperial College, London University.

David Gilbert: VP of Sales & Marketing


Based in the UK. David has professionally been involved with marketing and communications over the last 25 years. David Gilbert  is an accomplished journalist and producer in broadcast television.


He has produced high quality communications packages for world leading brands. He has also launched new TV channels for major clients including SKY’s top rated B2B television channel. He has produced broadcast documentaries for more than 25 years, specializing in technology and renewable energy.


David developed and produced a series on “Virgin Galactic ” – securing exclusive access for the BBC and National Geographic Channel around the development and launch of the world’s first commercial space-liner pioneered by Burt Rutan, after winning the X-Prize with Space Ship One,  as well as producing “Formula E”, a branded content feature documentary that followed the launch of the world’s first all-electric motor racing championship.


Gilbert has produced for the world’s most prestigious channels: Channel 4 TV, BBC TV , Channel 5, ITV, The Discovery Channel and National Geographic Channel.  He has also produced engineering-based series Mega-structures, Engineering Connections and Industrial Revelations for the Discovery Channel and National Geographic Channel.


Gilbert went onto produce the highly successful prime time series for the Discovery Channel, “Future Weapons”, which enjoyed its highest ever premiere for a show, and became one of its top three series.

Derek Neufeld: CTO

Derek Neufeld of Dragon Engineering is AquaGen's Engineering and Development Partner.  Derek / Dragon is based outside of Winnipeg Canada.  Derek is leading the R&D development of the company’s short and long-term strategy. Being an entrepreneurial engineer with a strong background in practical mechanical & electrical system integration, Derek works day to day directly with engineering. Derek, through his work with New Energy Corporation, oversaw the design and early commercial deployment of their hydrokinetic turbine product to various global locations. 


Derek also works with the Canadian Hydrokinetic Turbine Testing Center (CHTTC) and provides support to projects and companies that test at the center.  Companies including but not limited to: Clean Current, Juniper Hydro Screw, New Energy CorporationWaterotor Energy Technologies, Mavi InnovationsORPC and their RiverGen Product


Derek also runs the “Not for Profit” Turtle Island that assists Hydrokinetic companies in Turbine development and design. 


Derek has developed the Wave Energy DonutMinnow, Gold Fish, Trout, Shark, Barracuda for AquaGen.


Mike Doiron: Engineering, Manufacturing, and Supply Chain Advisor


Based in Austin Texas, Mike has over 35 years of experience as a top notch executive in companies like Amazon, Celestica, IBM, Flex (Flextronics), JDSUniphase, Nokia and Newbridge Networks .  


Mike has experience leading very large teams (tens of thousands) in advanced engineering, business services, facilities management, LEAN manufacturing, mergers, operations, product packaging, procurement, quality control, safety, start-up building launches & strategic relationships.


Mike is presently the of VP at Amazon, where he is the Global Reliability/Maintenance/Engineering (RME) with 20,000 staff.  Prior to Amazon, Mike was the CTO of Global Operations of FLEX, which included the Advanced manufacturing Engineering, Lean Business Excellence & Corp Quality plus 1,000 engineers in India for central services for Flex Worldwide.  Flex has its head office in Singapore with over 175,000 employees worldwide with 106 manufacturing facilities (over 50 million square feet) in 36 countries.


Prior to Flex, Mike was VP NA Operations & Engineering, in charge of 60+ Amazon Fulfillment Centers with 30,000 employees throughout North America and his team managed a Capex yearly budget of $1 Billion.

Read more of Mikes experience and education here

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