Jon P. Wikstrom – Chairman and CEO/President
Mr. Wikstrom founded Cool Clean Technologies, in 2001. Prior to starting Cool Clean, Mr. Wikstrom worked 12 years in senior and executive management positions with Chart Industries, Inc.-formerly Minnesota Valley Engineering (MVE). Mr. Wikstrom was appointed President of Chart Applied Technologies in 1999 and grew sales from $55 million to nearly $100 million.
In previous positions with Chart, Mr. Wikstrom directed new product development and technology programs, as well as holding the positions of Director of Marketing and Engineering.
Prior to joining Chart, Mr. Wikstrom held positions in the U.S. government stationed at the Pentagon, Andrews Air Force Base, and in Boston with responsibilities including the Chief of the Air Defense Electronics Division, Program Manager for Special Surveillance Sensors, and Financial Manager of the Air Defense Initiative.
Mr. Wikstrom is a Retired Major in the U.S. Air Force Reserves and holds B.S. degrees in Engineering and Economics from the U.S. Air Force Academy, a M.B.A. degree with a concentration in Finance and awarded with honors from Boston University.
Mark Dubanoski – V.P. of Operations
Mark Dubanoski is the Vice President of Operations for Cool Clean Technologies and is responsible for Production, Procurement and Engineering. Previously, Mark was the Vice President of Supply Chain for Uponor North America. He graduated from Concordia University and has a Degree in Business and Communications.
Nelson W. Sorbo, Ph.D. – V. P. Research and Development
Dr. Sorbo has over 30 years of experience in a wide range of research development and project management in many technical areas. At Cool Clean, Dr. Sorbo has directed the design and manufacturing of numerous automated CO2 Spray cleaning systems that have been installed world-wide. He has also been instrumental in developing the dense phase CO2 process technology for extraction of botanicals, sterilization, garment cleaning, precision cleaning and degreasing. Currently he serves as VP of R&D and supports all CCT programs in Asia.
Dr. Sorbo has over 19 patents, written numerous technical publications, and has made numerous presentations in his subject areas. Dr. Sorbo received his B.S. in Mathematics from the University of Redlands and M.S. and Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering from the University of California at Davis.
Jon Turner – V.P. of Product Development
Prior to joining Cool Clean at its founding, Mr. Turner was with Chart Industries, Inc. (formerly MVE) for eight years and was responsible for product development activities in the CO2 Cleaning Division, and was the key inventor in the development of Chart’s CO2 cleaning technology patents.
Prior to joining Chart, he served for seven years with the Super Conducting/Super Collider project, where he was responsible for various super conducing magnet designs.
Mr. Turner is a named author on more than twenty scientific publications, holds a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from California Polytechnic State University, and a M.S. degree in Management of Technology from the University of Minnesota.