Meet our Management Team

Dr. Fabian Wolk, Ph.D., M.Sc. – President, Co-Founder
Fabian has extensive technical and scientific expertise in oceanographic measurements. He earned his Masters degree in Physical Oceanography at University of Victoria and his Doctorate in Marine Science from the Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology. Fabian has worked in academic research and in the oceanographic industry in North America, Europe, and Japan. His detailed technical knowledge of turbulence instrumentation and his extensive field work enable him to advise and assist researchers in many aspects of oceanographic measurements (such as selection of suitable instrumentation configurations, pre-cruise preparation and logistics, system maintenance, sensor calibration, sampling strategies, etc.). In his spare time, Fabian enjoys swimming and surfing. Fabian also serves as Vice President of the Victoria Jazz Society.

Peter Stern B.A.Sc., B.A. – VP Operations, Co-founder
Peter has degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Economics from the University of Waterloo. He has a broad background in product design and manufacturing, working in telecommunications, power systems, fibre optic laser packaging and oceanographic instruments.

Judah Goldberg, M.Sc. – Director of Sales & Support
Judah provides almost 20 years of oceanographic experience to our team. He earned his Bachelors degree in Marine Biology from the University of Santa Cruz, and his Masters in Marine Sciences from Moss Landing Marine Laboratories in California. His diverse background in biological and physical oceanographic research – from phytotoxin analysis to coastal mooring deployments – enables him to be a trusted advisor to customers. For over the last decade Judah has guided customers with proven technical sales expertise and built lasting relationships throughout the research community and marine technology industry. In his spare time, Judah enjoys cruising on his motorcycle, cooking, camping, hiking, and traveling with his wife.

Silvia Kirsch — Director of Finance & Administration
Silvia focuses on the financial health of the company.  She brings extensive experience of 20 years in managing full-cycle accounting, financial analysis, audits, and payroll.  She holds a certificate from Germany as a commercial accounting clerk and a qualification to provide in-company training of bookkeepers.  She also earned her certificate for the professional designation as an Accountant.  In her spare time she enjoys swimming, cycling, walking, running and skiing.

To learn more about our other team members, please contact us at: +1 (250) 370-1688.