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Icon Wheelchairs

Icon makes a fully adjustable manual wheelchair that ensures a perfect fit for the end user, and makes the job of the clinician easier.

  • Stage $500K in TTM Revenue
  • Industry Medical Devices and Equipment
  • Location Northampton, MA, USA
  • Currency CAD
  • Founded July 2010
  • Employees 6
  • Website

Company Summary

Icon Wheelchairs Inc. is a company built around a
single guiding principle - to better the lives of people who
use wheelchairs as locomotion. To achieve that goal,
Icon manufactures a line of innovative manual
wheelchairs and accessories. Founded in March of
2010, by Christian Bagg, Jeff Adams, and Tom Horton,
Icon Wheelchairs is the only wheelchair manufacturer
owned and operated by wheelchair users.


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    Jeff Paul Adams
    Co-Founder, President/CEO

    Jeff survived cancer as an infant, but the radiation therapy he received burned his spine, resulting in a spinal cord injury at age 9. Jeff spent most of his life on the international wheelchair racing circuit, winning thirteen Paralympic medals. Jeff brings the design experience gained while contributing to the fabrication of the racing wheelchairs he competed in, and an extensive global network of people involved in both the elite adaptive spor

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    Christian Bagg
    Co-Founder, CTO

    Christian grew up in Calgary, Canada, and competed at the semi-professional level in mountain biking and snowboarding. Injuring himself in a snowboarding competition, Christian turned his attention to adapted sport, using his training as a machinist to build and modify equipment. He has worked at the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology as an instructor in the manufacturing and automation department and at the University of Calgary, managing

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    Matthew Hodgson
    General Manager

    Matthew worked for the past eight years in the field of sustainable investments. His latest role was Manager at MSCI Inc’s Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) unit, where he managed the day to day operations of a $25 million business line. Previously, he was the Managing Director of Operations at the world’s top rated ESG investment research firm, where he oversaw a team of 60 analysts in 6 countries. Matthew also has a background in marke

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    Tom Horton
    Co-Founder, Investor Relations

    Tom has more than 25 years experience in forming, managing, advising, and financing early stage technology companies. In 2008, while working on his property, Tom fell from a tree and incurred a spinal injury; this brought the need for technological innovation in mobility products into sharp focus. In addition to his work at Icon, Tom is the founder of Sustainable Resources Inc, and the President and CEO of Canopy Development LLC. Canopy, majority


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    Walter Stursberg
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    Robert Wormald