CNIguard InsightsInsights

Understanding mega-trends in critical national infrastructure

Sentir Unit

Sentir-RT is the future of infrastructure monitoring

Sentir-RT is the next evolutionary step in our Sentir line of infrastructure monitoring products.
Monitoring Methane Emissions

Monitoring Methane Emissions

Methane is a simple alkane compound with the chemical formula CH4.
Manhole Events and Risk Management Strategies

Manhole Events and Risk Management Strategies

Manholes or inspection chambers provide access to underground utilities and date back to the Roman era as part of the introduction of sanitary measures.
Visual Camera Applications

Visual Camera Applications

This month, Ian Courtney looks at the benefits of deploying the latest camera technology in monitoring critical infrastructure.
What is Digital Twin Technology?

What is Digital Twin Technology?

Industry 4.0 refers to the fourth industrial revolution. It includes the further development of manufacturing automation and industrial processes and practices using smart technology.
IIoT Networks Explained

IIoT Networks Explained

Internet of Things (IoT) devices are low power, battery-operated and capable of connecting to the Internet via a communications network.
Investment from Energy Innovation Capital

Investment from Energy Innovation Capital

CNIguard closes investment from Energy Innovation Capital to accelerate deployment of its utility-focused infrastructure monitoring solutions.
CNIguard collaborates with Senet and Semtech

CNIguard collaborates with Senet and Semtech

CNIguard collaborates with Senet and Semtech to deliver GasMarshal natural gas leak detection and utility infrastructure monitoring solutions.
Mike Westcott

CNIguard welcomes new Chairman

After 16 years as Chairman of CNIguard Ltd and as Vice Chairman before that, Dr Harlan Ullman has decided the time is right to step down.

Jonathan Taylor
VP Customer Delivery

Jonathan is an engineer and project executive with a combined 15 years of experience in utility, manufacturing, deploying, and implementing solutions utility and heavy industrial sectors. He was previously with Osmose Utility Services and Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, after starting his career within Aerospace and Pulp and Paper. Jonathan holds an Executive Leadership Certification and a BSME from the Georgia Tech, as well as an active Project Management Professional license from PMI.

Jens Sterum

VP Business Development

Jens has over three decades of experience in international business development, specializing in complex technology sales. Spanning FMCG, logistics, security and utilities, his experience traverses EMEA, Asia-Pacific, and the Americas. Prior to joining CNIguard in the USA, he served as MD for a specialized company in industrial automation, having secured and managed a highly successful telemetry framework for the largest water utility in the UK . Jens has a BS in International Economics from Duke University and MS in Management and Organizational Development from University of Aalborg, Denmark.

Jim Darroch
VP Software & Engineering

Jim is a software development executive with 30 years’ experience in designing software and data solutions for Data/Telecoms, Industrial and IoT markets – with an emphasis on reliability, high availability, safety, and security. He has experience in building and leading software teams on a global scale for multiple large corporations (notably HP, Emerson and Honeywell) as well as several small/start-ups; establishing teams to quickly deliver innovative Software solutions. Jim holds a B.Sc. with First Class Honours in Computer Science from Strathclyde University.

Stephen Rose
Chief Financial Officer

30 years qualified accountant with industry based board level experience in the UK, Europe and China. Stephen is a commercially focused accountant having been group financial director for Eaglemoss Publications, an international publishing group for over 20 years. Other roles include management accountant for Porcelanosa and a consultancy role for fashion group, Jumper Retail.

Chris Quire
Chief Executive Officer

Chris is an engineer and technology executive with over 30 years of global experience in designing, manufacturing, deploying, and supporting wireless solutions in the utility and consumer electronics sectors. He was previously with Landis+Gyr and Comverge, after starting his career with Panasonic. Chris holds a MBA from Georgia State and a BEE from the Georgia Tech, as well as two patents.

Dr. Edward Klinger
Founder & Chief Strategy Officer

Edward is an engineer with 35 years experience in creating, building and running global technology companies. He is founder of CNIguard which manufactures ruggedized sensoring systems for critical infrastructure including water, electricity, transport, oil & gas, and defense sectors. Previously he was with PwC, Perot Systems, and Pratt & Whitney, and an Adjunct Professor at McGill University. Edward holds a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from McGill and an MBA from Wharton.