Team

Message from Our Founder

6th Wave Innovations Corp had a transformational year in 2019 which will be highlighted by the completion of our merger with Sixth Wave Innovations Inc.  The merger will enable our company to fully pursue and capitalize on highly profitable and socially relevant innovations for many years to come. Developing Nanotechnology has been the heart of Sixth Wave since our inception.  We are thrilled and energized about the growth opportunities before us.

Today,  Sixth Wave is ushering in a technical revolution that will optimize commercially viable molecular extraction processes that can increase yields and improve efficiencies. We are confident  our IXOS® and Affinity™ technology platforms promise unprecedented value and increased profits for our clients.

Jonathan Gluckman, Ph.D.

President / CEO / Founder

Jonathan
Gluckman Ph.D.

President/CEO/Director

Dr. Gluckman brings a 25-year track record of innovative, technology-driven achievements to his role as President of Sixth Wave. As founder and CEO of Integrated Dynamics, a government engineering services company since 1996, Dr. Gluckman focused on the development and subsequent transition of advanced technologies into commercial applications. As the leader of 6th Wave since 2012, Dr. Gluckman has concentrated his efforts to complete IXOS®, in the metals processing industry. Dr. Gluckman holds a Ph.D from the University of Cincinnati.

Executive Team

Sherman
McGill

Vice President/CDO

Mr. McGill is a seasoned sales and business development executive with a documented track record of developing and closing multi-million dollar development programs (R&D), product sales and training services to high profile US and international customers. Mr. McGill is spearheading business development efforts to lead Sixth Wave into becoming one of the world leaders in Molecular Imprinted Polymer (MIP) nanotechnology.

John
Veltheer Ph.D.

Chief Financial Officer

Dr. Veltheer is a seasoned public company director. He has completed numerous public listings and reverse merger transactions over a broad cross-section of industries. Since August 2016, Dr. Veltheer has been the Chief Executive Officer, President and a director of Atom Energy Inc. (Precursor to Sixth Wave Innovations) Dr. Veltheer obtained his BSc (Hons) in Chemistry from Queen’s University in 1988 and his PhD in Inorganic Chemistry from the University of British Columbia in 1993.

Aristotle
Kalivretenos Ph.D.

Chief Science Officer

Aris is responsible for new product development and commercialization of Molecularly Imprinted Polymers (MIPs) for Life Science Applications, including pharmaceuticals, natural products, food safety, healthcare and drug detection. Aris performed a post-doctoral fellowship focusing in the CNS area at Columbia University after earning his PhD in organic chemistry from Colorado State University and a BS in chemistry from Clemson University.

John
Cowan

Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Cowan started his career as an engineering craft apprentice and additionally gained many years of relevant college education including a BS Honors Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Mr. Cowan progressively used his education & experienced gained from over 25 years with the Eaton Corporation in Europe & USA to contribute in all levels of Leadership within the Operations Engineering and Quality disciplines  

Technical Team

Nicol N.
Newton M.S.

Dir. Technical Services

Nicol is an engineer with over 25 yrs of experience in mineral processing from lab test work through feasibility study, construction, commissioning and operation. Nicol has demonstrated a strong culture of safety and proficiency as requirements of ISO 9000 during plant construction, mechanical completion assessment, plant commission and operation, maintenance, and process optimization.

Brandi
Maull M.S.

Senior Chemist

Brandi Maull, M.S. is Chief Product Specialist with Sixth Wave. Maull has worked for the past 8 years in MIP development and 5 years helping to develop the IXOS® gold adsorption product line. She holds a B.S. from Syracuse University and an M.S. in Chemistry from the University of Nevada-Reno.

Garrett
Kraft Ph.D.

Senior Research Scientist

Before joining Sixth Wave in 2017, Dr. Garrett Kraft attended the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point and received his Bachelors of Science degree in Chemistry and Biology. Afterward, he attended the University of Connecticut and received his Ph.D. in Polymer Science.

Dae Jung
Kim Ph.D.

Senior Scientist

Dae Kim graduated with a Doctorate Degree in Chemical Engineering at Ajou University
in 2002. He is a senior scientist with expertise in adsorption, catalysis, material
synthesis, analytical chemistry, and wet chemistry. Since 2015, he has been leading batch/column adsorption, elution process development, adsorbent evaluation, and metal analysis with ICP-MS.

Board of Directors

Jim
McKenzie

Director

Mr. McKenzie is an entrepreneur with over 30 years’ experience managing, owning and operating companies within the Canadian private and public equity sectors. He is the President & CEO of Ucore Rare Metals, a publicly traded mineral exploration and development company, a position he has held since 2006. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Dalhousie University in Halifax.  

Peter
Manuel

Director

Peter Manuel has been Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Ucore, a publicly traded mineral exploration and development company, for the past 9 years.  Prior to that he was engaged as a Chartered Accountant for 17 years providing consulting services to companies in a range of sectors, with a focus on the financial services and resource sectors. Mr. Manuel holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from Dalhousie University.  

Scot
Robinson

Director

Mr. Robinson was a Vice-President with CIBC World Markets.  He has extensive experience in the capital markets, analyzing projects and raising funds in both the resource and technology sectors.  Mr. Robinson holds a BCom Degree from the University of Alberta and a MSc in Shipping, Trade and Finance from The City University, London, England.