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Paradigm Environmental Technologies, Inc.

Making Energy from Wastewater Sludge, offering new revenues, CAPEX savings, and OPEX savings to Municipal and Industrial customers.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Industrial/Energy
  • Location Vancouver, BC, Canada
  • Currency USD
  • Founded January 1999
  • Employees 12
  • Website

Company Summary

Paradigm makes equipment for Wastewater Treatment Plants to pre-treat Waste Activated Sludge (WAS) according to their patented processes, which allow anaerobic digesters to work faster (lower CAPEX), generate more biogas (greater revenues) and require less additives (lower OPEX). Paradigm recently completed a 22-month industrial pilot, and is working with two major customers for full scale implementation (one Industrial, one Municipal).


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    Gordon Skene
    President & CEO

    Prior to joining Paradigm in 2005, Mr. Skene was the CEO of a venture capital fund, the Director of Corporate Finance of Canada’s largest forest products company, and CEO of several early stage technology companies. He has a broad range of experience in the management, strategic direction, and financing of emerging companies in the technology sector, and has served as a director of many technology
    companies. He holds a BSc (physics and economi

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    Dr. Rob Stephenson
    CTO & Founder

    Dr, Stephenson, the inventor of MicroSludge, is an expert in anaerobic digestion and is author of many scientific papers in this area. Prior to Paradigm, he was a senior chemical engineer with an e ngineering
    consulting firm, Director of Technology at a wastewater treatment technology company, and a research scientist at NRC’s Biotechnology Research Institute. Dr. Stephenson holds a B.A.Sc (Chemical Engineering) from Queen’s University, an M.A.S

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    Patrick Neill
    VP Engineering

    Prior to joining Paradigm in 2008, Mr. Neill was a Senior Engineering Manager at Honeywell Process
    Solutions, where he led and managed the research, development, and engineering of control systems for the paper making industry. He has 20 years of engineering and management experience with industrial process automation companies, and has managed the development and successful launch of several new
    technology products. Mr. Neill, a Professional

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    Jeff Mercer
    Director of Finance and Administration

    Prior to joining Paradigm in 2003, Mr. Mercer was Chief Accountant and Controller at Westbay Instruments
    Inc., and Controller for Schlumberger Monitoring Services. He has over 25 years of experience in
    manufacturing and technology, holds a Diploma of Technology in Financial Management from the BC
    Institute of Technology, and is a Certified Management Accountant.

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    Jeff Plato
    Director of Sales

    Prior to joining Paradigm in 2008, Mr. Plato held management positions at Hewlett Packard, GE Fanuc, and
    Hydrogenics Corporation. With over 20 years of experience in engineering, sales, marketing, and
    management, he has launched several technology products into the global marketplace. Mr. Plato holds a
    degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Alberta.

Previous Investors

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    Mike Volker
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    Phil Northcott
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