Advanced Ozone Integration’s core team possesses a combined experience base of over 150 years in ozone science, ozone application engineering, and manufacturing. Advanced Ozone Integration is the first company to specialize solely in science-based ozone application integration. Their core team was extensively involved in early ozone efficacy and safety validation, and are highly adept in regulatory compliance responsibilities for the use of ozone in food processing facilities. By selecting only the highest quality, most reliable ozone generation technologies and systems, designed and integrated specifically for the customer’s application, Advanced Ozone Integration provides a reliable ozone solution.
Advanced Ozone Integration’s sole focus is the expert application and integration of its proprietary EcoPrO3™ ozone technology platform. It is this attention to integration that assures our EcoPrO3™ systems effectively clean and sanitize food and food contact surfaces, all while improving facility and product safety. The greatest benefit is giving users worldwide the opportunity to provide a more positive contribution to an already threatened environment by replacing the harmful and carcinogenic chemicals currently being used in the industry.
THE CORE TEAM
Chairman / Co-Founder
Ambrose Fillis was educated in Mechanical & Structural Engineering Design and Manufacturing Technology. Ambrose worked in the food manufacturing industry in North America for 23 years enjoying various high level positions before his introduction to ozone. Since 2004, Ambrose has developed and implemented new and novel applications for ozone technology.
Vice President, Engineering
Joe Cannavino has a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering and an MBA. Joe has over 20 years of experience in the ozone industry as V.P. Engineering, R&D Engineering Manager and Commercial Program Manager and served on the Board of Directors of the International Ozone Association. Utilizing a pragmatic design philosophy, he and his teams have successfully brought numerous ozone systems to market.
President & CEO / Co-Founder
Matt Lowe has a degree in biochemistry with a focus in microbiology. Matt has worked in the ozone industry since 1999 in application research & development, product development, system integration and service, in multiple segments of the food and beverage industries. Matt helped develop current best practices for aqueous ozone system design to safely and effectively produce and distribute high concentrations of ozone.
Director, Technology Development
Ray Brasser has a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo. Ray previously worked in the energy sector holding positions including manufacturing engineer, mechanical engineer, business process engineer, quality manager and SAP engineering lead. Ray brings this broad depth of knowledge and experience with a new and unbiased view for ozone technology development.
Cindy Slezak has a degree in chemical engineering from the University of Akron. She has over 40 years of experience in the industrial application of ozone including ozone system design, ozone generator design (U.S. Patent 4,877,588) and ozone generator performance testing. She has experience in the application of ozone across numerous industrial sectors including municipal drinking water, industrial waste water, pharmaceutical, food storage, aerospace and semiconductor processes. Cindy also has extensive experience in the measurement of both gas and liquid phase ozone for process control, ozone system optimization and occupational safety.
Vice President Biz Dev / Co-Founder
Dave Rye has spent the past 30 years working extensively across both sales and operational leadership roles within the food manufacturing industry. For 25 of those years Dave worked with Cargill and was instrumental in growing global customer business. It was during this time that Dave gained his deep appreciation for both strong food safety practices and environmental sustainability, leading directly to ozone technology promotion.
In 1978, Beth Hamil began her professional career in ozone system development, ozone applications, ozone consulting (including applications engineering), and project management, spanning a comprehensive range of commercial industries including aquatics, food safety applications, wineries, pharmaceutical and industrial uses. Beth was an early pioneer in efficacy validations of ozone use in the food industry in both academic and government/regulatory arenas.