onada is led by a strong management team composed of cleantech, engineering and business experts, with a proven record of accomplishment of business growth in the new technology industry. Collectively, the management team has extensive experience in R&D, manufacturing, financial management, strategic planning, business development, marketing and sales. Ionada’s management team has the experience and expertise to successfully execute their business plan.


Robert Clarke
, B.A.Sc., Director of Business Development
Clarke is a pioneer in the marine exhaust cleaning industry, and has over a decade of experience developing, manufacturing, and installing marine scrubbers with companies such as Marine Exhaust Solutions and most recently with Carnival Cruise Lines, where he was manager of their $160M scrubber installation program. 


Thomas Gehring
, B.A.Sc., P.Eng,Vice President Product Development
20+ years of engineering and new product development.  A licensed tool and die maker, Thomas has developed and launched more than $100 MM in new products for Collins & Aikman and automation equipment for Rohwedder Automation. 

John Leavitt, P.Eng, MBA,  Vice President Operations
25 + years operations experience including start-up PeakWorks, with successful exit to VC buyout, Pen-Safe, Irwin Toy, Mattel, and Xerox.

Edoardo Panziera
, M.A.Sc., P.Eng, President  
16 + years entrepreneurial experience managing Pèrsego.  Successfully commercializing more than $100MM in disruptive technologies for 3M, GM, Ford, Chrysler, Bombardier, Weir Minerals, Hydrogenics, Hyroad Industries, and SuntoWater.




Henry Toy
, B.Sc., Program Management Director
25 + years of product development, sourcing, and management of advanced manufacturing locations located in China.