Our Team

The group here at G2V embraces growth wherever we can find it. We believe collaboration between the natural and technological world can lead to truly meaningful solutions.

We are a tight knit group of individuals driven to contribute to solutions for  this worlds issues. We believe we have the power to Engineer The Sun™ and truly make a difference.

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Our Mission

G2V was founded to apply innovative technology and data driven, collaborative design toward solutions for our planet’s most pressing issues, including a looming food shortage.

Starting with the highest precision spectra replication ever produced, G2V now builds a suite of advanced lighting, monitoring, and data science products to push the boundaries of renewable energy research, material science, and modern horticulture.

Meet Our Leaders

Ph.D., P.Eng.

Founder & CTO

Dr. Taschuk is a renowned expert in optoelectronic systems, with 15 years’ experience managing multi-disciplinary teams to develop advanced lighting, electronics, and characterization systems including sensing and forensic techniques in collaboration with industry partners. He is the named inventor on several patents, author of a textbook, and has published over 50 peer-reviewed journal articles. 

Ph.D., P.Eng.

Chief Executive Officer

Ryan has dedicated his career to technology commercialization and product development alongside firms including Philips Innovation Labs, Shell Aviation, and SOM Architecture in Canada and the Netherlands. His work has led to dozens of products scaled into volume manufacturing, multiple granted patents, and recognition from organizations including ASTech and the European Materials Research Society.

Head of Marketing

Nyssa is an entrepreneur and master of digital marketing and automation. Starting her career at Accenture, with a specialization in Java application architecture and development; she moved into building up her marketing acumen – running a digital marketing agency, building a startup, and working on e-commerce teams for national brands.

Head of Sales

Carl is a leader in technology sales, business development, and strategic high-value value added reseller partnerships.  His focus on customer success, and data driven decision making exemplifies what it means to be a part of G2V Optics.

Head of Product Development and Customer Success

Justin is a leader in product development and customer communication.  Gifted at building, leading and inspiring teams in achieving goals in a fast-paced environment.  His focus on customer success, and innovative product development are what makes him an essential part of G2V Optics. 


Finance Lead

Brendan has a strong entrepreneurial background and has demonstrated successful financial management and scaling (including one exit) from multiple businesses.

Operations and Quality Manager

Jonathan is our Operations and Quality Assurance leader. With 25 years of experience in 20+ countries, Jonathan brings a deep understanding of what it takes to optimise Operations and build a culture of Operational Excellence within G2V


R&D Manager

Evan combines a PhD in optics and years of laboratory and scientific management experience to lead G2V’s Research and Development teams. His focus is on bringing the best and most innovative products from lab to user by bringing out the best in our people.


VP Product Development

John has built a team of over 80 engineering design staff, delivering on the most ambitious technical challenges at StarFish Product Engineering Inc.

He has overseen the design of over 150 products, including up to 30 concurrently. His early career spanned Research, Development, New Product Introduction, and Product Engineering in high-reliability optoelectronics for Hewlett Packard, Spectra Diode Labs, and JDS Uniphase.

He is a Fellow of the UK Institute of Physics, a frequent industry speaker, and university lecturer across North America.

Meet Our Team

Join Us

Check out our Careers page if you are interested in joining the G2V Team.

Meet Our Advisors

Strategic Advisor

John has been a leader of companies and business units for more than 25 years across a wide variety of industries including semiconductor, materials, and human interface devices. He has served as CEO for a variety of companies including the wireless technology company SiBEAM, electronics materials company Cambrios, and contactless connector company Keyssa. Earlier in his career, John was vice president of the Consumer Electronics BU for Silicon Image, where he led the company’s successful launch and commercialization of the HDMI standard.


Senior Advisor

Lorena is an experienced technology commercialization accelerator for early stage technology based companies and entrepreneurs. Industries she has worked in include industrial IoT, energy, clean technology and ICT.

MBA, P.Eng.

Senior Advisor

Vince is an Accomplished Senior Technology & Corporate Services Executive with consistent success guiding effective efficient business strategies and driving for maximum human resource potential. Experienced in providing companies with a competitive technology and personnel edge, removing waste, and saving time and money.