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Jonathan (Jon) Peck

Jonathan (Jon) Peck, President and CEO (Montréal, Québec)

Jonathan Peck

  • Monitoring, control, GPS guidance and information systems design and specification for blasthole drills & excavators based on commercially available solutions
  • Advanced product & solution design for mobile mining equipment monitoring, guidance, control and automation based on new enabling technologies
  • Definition and specification of detailed technology strategies for product development, evaluation, assessment, selection, purchase and deployment at both corporate and site levels
  • Project management
  • New business & product development initiatives based on detailed analysis of market & competitive trends

Jon is a leader in innovative technology, conceptual design and development with over 25 years of academic and entrepreneurial experience in delivering pragmatic and robust mining technology solutions to a global clientele.

He holds both Ph.D. and Master’s degrees in Mining Engineering from McGill University, as well as a Bachelor of Science with Specialization in Geology from Concordia University.

Jon has held a variety of positions throughout his career including Laboratory Manager with the Canadian Centre for Automation and Robotics in Mining (CCARM) based at McGill University, the MineStar Strategic Business Development Manager, NPI Manager and Product Manager in the Information Products and Solutions Division with Caterpillar, and as Founder, President and CEO of AQUILA Mining Systems.

Leveraging this experience, Jon formed Peck Tech Consulting Ltd. in 2004 as a means to provide unique services related to advanced technology evaluation, assessment, and selection for both underground and open‐pit customers globally. As the demand for these services grew, Peck Tech embarked on also offering complete turn-key, advanced product development and manufacturing services to mining customers, technology providers and equipment suppliers.

Jon continues to maintain close ties with the academic world and most recently served as Head and Professor of the Department of Mining Engineering at Queen’s University from 2005 to 2007. He remains an Adjunct Professor at Queen’s responsible for the co‐supervision of graduate students. He also co‐supervises graduate students within the Department of Mining and Materials Engineering at McGill University. Peck Tech also has and continues to directly support and collaborate on NSERC CRD projects with McGill, Queen’s, and Concordia.

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