Mr. Pottinger combines over 4 years of experience in technology commercialization senior management following a 9 year career as a real estate investor and professional athlete. Previously, he has been involved in Plasma Stream Technologies and Predictive Aviation Analytics holding positions including Chief Executive Officer and board member. From 2009 through 2015, Mr. Pottinger was the President and CEO for Ark Management, Inc., a real estate and property management company. From 20014 to present, he has been CEO of Academic Technology Ventures, Inc., a company involved in technology commercialization. Mr. Pottinger is also currently a director of Thermo-Flex Technologies, Inc., a company developing cooling systems for large corporations in various industry segments including the mattress and apparel industries. He has an undergraduate degree from McMaster University and an MBA from The Schulich School of Business at York University in Toronto, Canada.