Founders

CEO Wendy JamesonWendy L. Jameson, MA :: CEO
Wendy has developed and launched multiple technology companies as both a consultant and founder. This includes a multi-national consulting organization, her self-owned company, Potentiate, and Colnatec. She has 25 years of experience in marketing, research, analysis, strategic planning and technology project management, and 10 years experience in sales, business coaching and management consulting. Wendy is a published author and columnist, and one of the founders of the award-winning leadership-training program for girls, Speak Up! Wendy has a BS in Marketing from Colorado State University, and an MA in Counseling Psychology from University of San Francisco. Active in her local community, her goal is to build a world-class organization and bring quality jobs to Arizona.

Recognitions:
2011 White House “Champion of Change”
2013 Phoenix Business Journal “Tech Titan”
2013 AZ Business Magazine “50 Most Influential Women in Arizona Business”

CTO Scott GrimshawScott Grimshaw :: Chief Technology Officer
Scott’s extensive scientific background in solid state thin film sensors and chemical applications is a key asset for Colnatec. Author and co-author of 8 U.S. patents ranging from thin film photovoltaic cell manufacture, high temperature microbalances, optical sensors and piezoelectric powered security devices, Scott has the tools and skills to manage any new and ongoing Colnatec sensor projects. He is the founder of two solid state sensor R&D and manufacturing companies –Cold Springs R&D, Inc. and Tangidyne Corp—both profitable ventures still in operation. Scott has direct work experience in chemical measurements (surface, bulk, wet chemical and spectroscopic), optical, electro-optical, electronic and magnetic device fabrication, semiconductor manufacture, thin film solar cells and crystal microbalances.

His mission at Colnatec is to invent and develop the next generation of thin film sensing technology for the advancement of current technologies generating electricity from sunlight and reducing costs in existing solar cell production.

Recognitions:
Author/Co-Author on 8 patents
Inventor of shock/stress resistant thickness monitor crystal
Inventor of real-time thin-film density measurement system
Founded, built, and sold crystal manufacturing company, 1990-2004

Colnatec Recognitions:
2010-2013 Department of Energy Phase I & II Small Business Innovation Research grants
2011 Arizona Commerce Authority Innovation Challenge Grant winner
2012 Arizona Commerce Authority Fast Grant winner
Member, Department of Energy-Clean Energy Alliance
Member, Department of Energy SunShot Program
Research Partner, Photovoltaics Manufacturing Consortium
2012 Department of Energy “Success Case Study”