About Us

Our Team

At G2V, we embrace 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 our world’s challenges. We believe we have the power to Engineer the Sun™ and truly make a difference.


Michael Taschuk, Ph.D, P.Eng.

Founder & Chief Technology Officer

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.


Ryan Tucker, 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.

Leadership Team

VP Growth (Marketing, Sales, Customer Success)

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 by running a digital marketing agency, building a startup, and working on e-commerce teams for national brands.


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

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

Meet Our Team

Growth Marketer

Steven Battle Supply Chain Lead

Steven Battle

Supply Chain Manager

Materials and Logistics Coordinator

Electronics Design Technologist

Intermediate Development Engineer, EIT

Intermediate Electrical Engineer-in-Training

Employee Experience Specialist

Associate Product Manager

Account Manager

Production Manager

Human Resources Business Partner

Leila Mazaheri R&D Scientist

Leila Mazaheri

R&D Scientist

Zach Melnyk Calibration Technician

Zach Melnyk

QHSE Systems Specialist

Accounting Manager

Calibration Technologist II

Account Manager

Demian Pimentel Technical Project Manager at G2V Optics

Demian Pimentel

Senior Product Development Engineer

Kenneth Robinson Electronics Technician at G2V Optics

Kenneth Robinson

Electronics Technician

Joanne Routly Office and Facilities Coordinator

Joanne Routly

Office Manager

Analog Electronics Specialist

Custom Project Coordinator

Director of Global Value Added Reseller (VAR) Network

Operations and Technical Specialist

Applications Scientist & Communications Specialist

Team Lead - Embedded Hardware Engineer

Electronics Technologist

Applications Scientist

Operations and Technical Specialist

Operations and Technical Specialist

Operations and Technical Specialist

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 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

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