Our People

Cadex employs some of the most talented people at the Headquarters in Richmond (Vancouver), Canada, and the European office in Moerfelden-Walldorf, (Frankfurt) Germany. We invite you to meet our senior leadership team and support staff. We would be pleased to hear from you.

Chief Executive Officer and Founder

Chief Executive Officer and Founder
Isidor Buchmann
[email protected]
604-231-7777 ext. 306

Isidor Buchmann is the founder and CEO of Cadex Electronics Inc. For three decades, Buchmann has studied the behavior of rechargeable batteries in practical, everyday applications, has written award-winning articles including the best-selling book “Batteries in a Portable World,” which is now in its third edition, and has spoken at conferences around the world. Buchmann is also the author of www.BatteryUniversity.com, an educational information website that provides practical information on batteries for the busy professionals design engineer, student and everyday battery users.

Chief Operating Officer

Chief Operating Officer
Markus Pauli
[email protected]
604-231-7777 ext. 303

Mr. Pauli brings 20 years of experience in managing international technology companies in fields of electrical systems, medical, telecommunication and fleet management. He held senior positions at Advanced Cyclotron Systems Inc., COE Newnes McGehee, Romaco Group, Digital Wireless Inc. and Alcatel Lucent. Mr. Pauli earned a Masters in Engineering and a Bachelor in Political Science from RWTH Aachen, as well as a Corporate MBA with Alcatel.

Director of Engineering

Director of Engineering
Cameron H. Smith
[email protected]
604-231-7777 ext. 337

Mr. Smith has over 25 years of experience in embedded software/firmware and Engineering Management. He directed engineering teams at HCL, Ericsson and its predecessors prior of joining Cadex. The acquired experience will assist driving new product development through conceptualization, research, design and verification. This will shorten design turnaround to strengthen turnkey deliveries in healthcare, defense and other industries that rely heavily on the battery. Mr. Smith holds a BSc degree in Computer Science from the University of Calgary.

Director of Systems Engineering

Director of Systems Engineering
Denis Beaudoin
[email protected]
604-231-7777 ext. 366

Mr. Beaudoin oversees R&D product design. He has 35 years of experience in hardware and software, as well as project management. Beaudoin has led engineering teams in small and large companies including Motorola's Wireless Data Group, Ericsson's IP Networks group, and Epson's Vancouver Design Center. His name is included in eight patents and he participated in the startup of several companies. Beaudoin holds a BASc, Electrical Engineering from University of Ottawa.

OEM Sales Executive

OEM Sales Executive
Bruce Adams
[email protected]
604-231-7777 ext. 317

Mr. Adams manages OEM accounts in defense, medical and other highly regulated industries. With more than 20 years of experience in improved battery reliability for our partners, Adams focuses on customizing and integrating Cadex Diagnostic Battery Management technology into our products. He joined Cadex in 1996 and holds a BSc degree from the University of British Columbia.

Director of Industrial Sales, Automotive

Director of Industrial Sales, Automotive
Hanif Rahim
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604-231-7777 ext. 318

Mr. Rahim leads the Cadex Spectro Business Unit and is responsible for building strategic partnerships in the transportation sector with vehicle manufacturers and service providers. A seasoned veteran of leading international, industry-first product launches, Rahim brings over 20 years of experience in defense, medical, telecom, IT, industrial controls and wireless industries. His previous roles include Vice-President of Sales at Avenview, and Director of Channel Sales at Icron Technologies, Business Manager at Group Telecom and GEAC Canada, and Field Engineer at GEAC.

Director of Product Line Management

Director of Product Line Management
Greg Funk
[email protected]
604-231-7777 ext. 374

Mr. Funk is a seasoned technology entrepreneur with over 25 years of experience in developing and marketing world class products. Prior to joining Cadex he was Vice President of Business Development and a founding member of Sierra Wireless. He received his B.A.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from the University of British Columbia and has worked for Motorola, McDonald Dettwiler and Mobile Data International in a variety of engineering and product development roles. Mr Funk is responsible for all product planning and management activities within Cadex.

Head of Research

Head of Research
Tina Shoa, Ph.D
[email protected]
604-231-7777 ext. 359

Mrs. Shoa leads Research activities at Cadex. She has 12 years of research experience at both academia and industry. Prior to joining Cadex, she was a Research Scientist at Automotive Fuel Cell Cooperation (AFCC). Mrs. Shoa received her Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of British Columbia. She also holds Engineering Management sub-specialization degree from UBC. Dr. Shoa is responsible for leading the Research team and exploring cutting edge technologies for developing new products.

Applications Engineer Manager

Applications Engineer Manager
Gary Kwok
[email protected]
604-231-7777 ext. 315

Mr. Kwok manages the product support division, providing one-on-one solutions in a constantly changing battery market. His duties include in-house and end-customer support, product training, warranty replacements, custom setups and general battery inquiries. Kwok graduated from the British Columbia Institute of Technology and followed his electronics skills in AC to DC and DC to AC products for the next seven years.

Marketing Communications Manager

Marketing Communications Manager
John Bradshaw
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604-231-7777 ext. 319

Mr. Bradshaw is responsible for planning, development and implementation of Cadex’s marketing strategies, marketing communications, and public relations. He brings over 25 years of e-marketing, web development and business operations experience.  He is currently attending the British Columbia Institute of Technology where he is pursuing his Associate Certificates in Applied Web Development, Applied Software Development and Web/Mobile Application Development.

Project Manager

Project Manager
Alexander Hunt
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604-231-7777 ext. 356

Mr. Hunt is Team Leader of Research specializing in information systems and data storage. He has authored many department standards and policies and is instrumental in the further developments of the Spectro™ EIS technology as well as the proprietary HealthTest™. Hunt holds a Bachelor of Science degree (Computing Science) from Simon Fraser University, an Associates of Science degree (Chemistry), an Associates of Arts degree (Psychology) from Douglas College, and a Project Management Professional (PMP) accreditation.

Quality Assurance Manager

Quality Assurance Manager
Louis McGarry
[email protected]
604-231-7777 ext. 217

Mr. McGarry is responsible for quality control, document control, control of non-conforming products, corrective and preventive actions and internal quality auditing. He implemented an SPC system that was approved by Lockheed Martin. He further obtained quality system approvals from Motorola and Medtronic Physio-Control. McGarry holds a BSc from the University of California, Davis, in physics and a MSc from the University of British Columbia where he specialized in solar neutrino physics.

General Manager EMEA

General Manager EMEA
Mario Ricker
[email protected]
+49 (0) 6105 975 11-13

Mario Ricker is responsible for business development and customer relationships in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. With his wide experience, he leads the EMEA sales and customer support team out of our Frankfurt facility in supporting our customers, distributors and OEM partners. Mario has extensive experience in management of Sales Channels and Distribution Partners in the electrical, solar PV and LED Lighting industry. He has worked as an engineer and Sales Manager with Würth Group, as Head of Sales with Wirsol Solar System GmbH and Solar4Trade GmbH. Mario is an Electronics Engineer and also holds a Bachelor of Trade and Commerce (CCI) from the  "Akademie für Welthandel" (Germany). He is a certified instructor for trainees.