Breakfast Briefing: Justin McElhattan, President and CEO, Industrial Scientific Corporation

Breakfast Briefing: Justin McElhattan, President and CEO, Industrial Scientific Corporation

Thursday, December 06, 2012

7:00 AM – 9:15 AM
Location: Rivers Club, 301 Grant St #411, 15219

As the world’s leading provider of Gas Detection as a Service, Industrial Scientific is dedicated to eliminating death on the job in this century.

Learn from President and CEO Justin McElhattan how achieving this goal requires dedication to delivering highest quality and best customer service in all transactions. Industrial Scientific also focuses on providing analysis of data from gas detection equipment use and maintenance to identify problems before they happen.

With more than 925 dedicated employees, Industrial Scientific has operations based in Pittsburgh; Arras, France; Dortmund, Germany; and Shanghai, China. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from a true industry leader whose technology is saving lives every day.

Get more info right here.

Tech 50 Preview: CEO of the Year

Don’t miss Tech 50 on November 1.

The Tech 50 Awards gala event is only a few weeks away so be sure to learn a little bit about each finalist beforehand. Below, are brief descriptions of finalists in the Life Sciences of the Year category. More information on each finalist can be found by navigating to each company’s website. Look for a preview of each Tech 50 category on TechBurgher every other business day until the event on November 1.

For more information on the Tech 50 event or to register, contact the PTC Events Team at (412) 918-4229.

Audrey Dunning, Summa Technologies

Dunning was appointed CEO of Summa in 2007 and has since grown the company into a leading consulting service provider and top employer of I.T. talent in the region. With Dunning as CEO, Summa has tripled its sales through organic growth and acquisition, while at the same time being recognized as one of the Best Places to Work in Western Pennsylvania for five consecutive years.

William Lambert, MSA

Shortly after becoming CEO of MSA in 2008, Lambert was faced with the challenge of successfully navigating the economic recession that dramatically changed the business landscape. By taking defensive steps never before taken in the company’s history, such as executive pay cuts and suspension of the company’s 401(k) match, MSA was able to weather the recession and emerge from it strategically positioned for the future.

Justin McElhattan, Industrial Scientific Corporation

Under McElhattan’s leadership, Industrial Scientific grew 2010-2011 revenue by the same amount as the 10 years prior of operation. As an independent, financially strong organization, Industrial Scientific is well positioned for future revenue growth and technology development.

Paul Musselman, Carnegie Speech

In the last year with Musselman at the helm, Carnegie Speech has transformed from a customer development services organization to a world-class software as a service (SaaS) company. In this time Carnegie Speech has defined and grown its presence in three markets, including Enterprise, U.S. Education and Aviation.

Scott Pearson, Aquion Energy, Inc.

Pearson’s considerable industry experience and visionary leadership has enabled Aquion to transition from an R&D/Engineering prototype stage with its energy storage technology to large-scale manufacturing in a very short time. Pearson’s creativity in solving problems and strategic vision will allow Aquion to progress from the lab to a dominant player in the energy storage sector by 2015, a timeline that is unheard of for advanced energy technologies.

Council Green-Tech Mine Safety Event Makes Headlines

Tuesday, the Pittsburgh Technology Council’s Green Technology Network convened a panel discussion that included Congressman Jason Altmire (PA-04), J. Brett Harvey, CEO of CONSOL Energy, Ted L. Doheny II, President & COO, Joy Mining Machinery, Justin McElhattan, CEO of Industrial Scientific and representatives from Carnegie Mellon University to overview specific technological advancements in mine safety. 

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette has neat wrap up and review of the discussion. Read the article here.

Council Green-Tech Event Details Technological Advancements in Mine Safety

Coal mining in the Pittsburgh region dates back to the mid 1700s. Over the years, the growth of the regional economy’s mining footprint has fueled the global supply chain, while also keeping the lights on in your house. In light of the recent mining tragedy in West Virginia, the question of “how safe is mining?” haunts the industry.

On July 6, the Pittsburgh Technology Council’s Green Technology Network will convene a panel that includes Congressman Jason Altmire (PA-04), J. Brett Harvey, CEO of CONSOL Energy, Ted L. Doheny II, President & COO, Joy Mining Machinery, Justin McElhattan, CEO of Industrial Scientific and representatives from Carnegie Mellon University to speak to specific technological advancements in mine safety. 

This is a session you definitely don’t want to miss. Get details here.