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Pioneering Technology Corporation Snapshot
Pioneering Technology Corporation is an innovation company focused on designing, engineering and producing state‐of‐the‐art technology that protect people and their property from cooking fires. We offer a range of high quality products that provide effective cooking fire prevention solutions for both the residential and commercial market. With award winning products like Safe-T-element, SmartBurner, RangeMinder and Safe-T-sensor we have become North America’s leader in manufacturing cooking fire prevention products.
Research & Development is a top priority at Pioneering Technology Corporation. Our strong commitment to developing new product technologies has created a continuous stream of viable and marketable products. Products in development include: Powergrill™, the world’s first remotely controlled barbeque grill; Battery Eliminator™, a product that rescues otherwise discarded low voltage battery energy and converts it into useable high voltage electricity; Powerpak™, a power generator that converts heat from gas appliances into electricity; and the Hydro‐Free Furnace Fan™, a component that enables forced‐air furnaces to run ‘off the grid’.
All of Pioneering Technology Corporation’s intellectual property is protected by patents, patents pending & trademarks. We license, market and sell our proprietary products and product components to leading original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and/or through established third party distribution channels.
Pioneering Technology Corporation is listed on the TSX Venture Exchange.
The NEW SmartBurner™ intelligent cooking system provides all the features and benefits of the original Safe-T-element™, now available to the general public and can be installed by anyone.
Celebrity Chef David Rocco has called the product ‘brilliant’ and a must have for anyone who owns an electric coil stove. Why? Simple. It cooks food better. With a more even heat, food is less likely to burn or cook unevenly. It allows for easier and faster cleaning with no chance of food falling in between the coils. It saves money by reducing the amount of energy needed to cook food AND it substantially reduces the number one cause of household fires – cooking fire.
SmartBurner is a new, state‐of‐the art consumer version of the highly praised commercial product Safe-T-element. Finally, individual households can transform their old electric coil stoves and ranges in seconds. Looks Smart. Cooks Smart. Saves Smart.
Safe T Sensor™ is engineered to help prevent microwave fires and nuisance/false alarms by interrupting power to the microwave at the first sign of smoke.
Helps prevent false alarms that result in:
Building evacuations—not practical or safe to evacuate seniors, hospital patients, students, hotel guests, offices (loss of productivity) etc.
Fire department responses—costly and put firefighters and private citizens at risk.
Tenant apathy—the third time the alarm trips in the middle of the night or otherwise people stop getting out of bed or evacuating.
Installed in university dorm rooms, hospitals, seniors homes and office buildings throughout North America.
Significantly reduces nuisance calls/fire runs and saves money (a lot of money).
Presently a simple plug and play aftermarket solution—in time will be an integral component of microwave ovens.
Pioneering Technology Corporation is proud to introduce RangeMinder, state‐of‐the-art technology that has been designed and engineered in Canada and will help prevent unattended cooking fires throughout North America. Compatible with most major brands of gas, ceramic and electric coil stovetops, RangeMinder™ remembers you are cooking even when you forget.
Mr. Kevin R. Callahan
President and Chief Executive Officer
Mr Callahan has over 15 years of consumer goods product development and marketing experience globally working with some of the world’s biggest brand names. As well as being the President and CEO of Pioneering Technology Corp. and its subsidiaries. Mr. Callahan is also a partner in Upstream Capital Inc., a private investment company, and President of The Upstream Group Inc., a private company that works with emerging business ventures.
Prior to forming The Upstream Group, Mr. Callahan worked with EcomPark Inc., and in consumer products marketing with BBDO Canada, a division of BBDO Worldwide.
Mr. Dan MacDonald
Chief Operating Officer
Mr. MacDonald's 20 plus years of experience in leading both technology and consumer goods businesses through periods of growth and transition has equipped him with the skill set to help lead Pioneering in its next phase of development. His professional experience at Kodak Canada and TMP Worldwide, as well as the consumer packaged goods industry with Pillsbury, Maple Leaf, and Kraft General Foods are valuable assets to the Pioneering management team in guiding the strategic direction and future growth of the business and its transition to retail markets.
Mr. Laird Comber
Vice President of Sales
Mr. Comber is Vice President of Sales for Pioneering Technology. Mr. Comber has over ten years of sales leadership experience, the last three of which were spent building Pioneering’s Safe-T-element business throughout North America.
Prior to Pioneering Mr. Comber spent 7 years in sales with Johnston Equipment, Canada’s largest engineered systems and material handing company.
Mr. Wayne Zu
Director of Engineering and Manufacturing
Wayne is an electrical engineer and a licensed professional engineer in Ontario since 2006, who earned his Master of Applied Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Ryerson University in 2005. Wayne also holds a B.Sc.in Electrical Engineering from the North China Institute of Technology, China. He has held a variety of positions of increasing responsibility with companies in both China and Canada and has helped design, develop, manage and bring to market new technologies and products with these companies.
Wayne joined Pioneering Technology in March, 2012 and has been instrumental in helping Pioneering Technology develop and prepare to launch its two new products: RangeMinder and SmartBurner. Wayne’s technical expertise, design skills, management experience and people relationship skills have enabled Pioneering to get both of these products to the point of now being market ready. Wayne has also been instrumental in working with suppliers and manufacturers to ensure that manufacturing of both current and new products will be of the highest quality standards possible.
Mr. Earl Diment
Chief Safety Officer
Mr. Diment is Chief Safety Officer for Pioneering Technology. Prior to that Mr. Diment spent 24 years with Portland Fire & Rescue, in Portland, OR.
Starting as a line firefighter he has spent the last 20 years as a fire prevention and life safety specialist teaching, lecturing, and authoring papers throughout the United States on the subject.
Mr. Diment is currently Vice Chair of the Executive Board (of the Education Section) for the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) in Boston, Massachusetts.