Who We Are

Our Team 1
Our Team 2

Mission Statement

Here at G2V Optics, we embrace growth wherever we can find it. We believe collaboration between the natural and technological world can lead to truly meaningful solutions.

With G2V’s advanced technology, we strive to maximize nutrition, quality, and yield of crops. We believe that technology will help to end famine and accommodate overpopulation.


Our Team

Michael Taschuk

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. 

Ryan Tucker


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.

Vince Waldon

P.Eng., MBA

Chief Operating Officer

Vince is an accomplished senior executive leader with consistent success guiding effective efficient business strategies and driving for maximum human resource potential through previous senior leadership roles at Bioware, Intuit Canada, ATB Financial, and Enbridge Pipelines

Nyssa Cromwell

Marketing Technology Lead

Nyssa is an entrepreneur and master of digital marketing and automation. She has run a digital marketing agency, a startup, and worked on e-commerce teams for national brands.

Brendan Hance


Financial Lead

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

Christine Otting

Account Coordinator

Malcolm Bailey

Project Engineer

Chris Woloschuk

Embedded Hardware Engineer

Our Team 11

Shandilya Vyas

Electronics Technologist

Geoff Van Horn

Electronics Technician

Logan Maley

Research & Development Engineer

Sabine Scandola

Post-Doctorate Associate

Marcus Van Vliet

Visual Communications Designer


Check out Careers if you want to join the G2V Team.