OUR PEOPLE

Lynn R.
Blodgett

President & CEO

Lynn R. Blodgett

President & CEO


On January 1, 2015, Lynn Blodgett founded Bigmoon Power. A company dedicated to developing a new technology to harness the moon's power through the tide and to develop a new, more sustainable business model in renewable energy.

On December 31, 2014, Lynn Blodgett retired from Xerox Corporation.

Blodgett was appointed to president of Xerox Services in January 2012. Prior to this appointment, he was president and chief executive officer of Affiliated Computer Services, Inc., A Xerox Company. He served as the leader of ACS - Affiliated Computer Services, Inc. - since November 2006. He was appointed a corporate executive vice president of Xerox when the company acquired ACS in February 2010.

Blodgett was instrumental in building ACS into the world's largest diversified business process outsourcing (BPO) and information technology (IT) services company with $6.5 billion of annual revenue and 78,000 people worldwide. In 2009, he was inducted in the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals' Hall of Fame for his work to transform the industry.

Prior to his appointment of president and CEO, he was executive vice president and chief operating officer. In this position, he was responsible for the company's broad-based business process outsourcing and information technology operations and solutions delivered to commercial and government markets.

Blodgett is a pioneer in the BPO market. In 1983, he and his brother co-founded Unibase, a data entry company acquired by ACS in 1996. The acquisition expanded ACS' capabilities in the relatively new BPO services arena. ACS created an entire service segment dedicated to delivering superior BPO solutions, and today this business unit is core to ACS' complete BPO service offerings. ACS has consistently grown and now delivers comprehensive BPO and IT solutions to all major industries and supports client operations in 100 countries.

Blodgett attended Brigham Young University and the Utah Technical College.

Jeff
Blodgett

VP Operations

Jeff Blodgett

VP Operations


Bio coming soon...

Jamie
MacNeil

Country Manager
BigMoon Canada Corporation

Jamie MacNeil


Jamie MacNeil began his career in the Premier's Office in the Province of Nova Scotia. During his first foray into government, Jamie provided support and advice to the Premier and learned the benefits of relationship building and working toward consensus. Jamie went on to Ottawa to work on Parliament Hill, during which time he worked in the Canadian Senate on national policy issues including national security, immigration as well as health care.

After a number of years in Ottawa, Jamie returned to Nova Scotia where he worked as a strategic advisor to the Premier as well as Executive Council. In 2011, Jamie went to work as a senior government relations advisor for Nova Scotia Power, the subsidiary of Emera an international energy company.

Jamie ran his own management consulting firm where he provided strategic counsel to public and private companies including corporate communications and investor relations. During this time, Jamie successfully negotiated acquisitions for clients in both the public and private sectors.

Jamie joined m5 Public Affairs as Vice President in 2013 and where he applied his skills and experience in public affairs, government and management consulting with clients from a wide variety of sectors across Canada and the world. Jamie has a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Saint Mary's University and a certificate in Project Management from Saint Mary's University's School of Continuing Education. Competitive by nature, Jamie plays baseball in the Nova Scotia Senior Baseball League, the provinces premier competitive baseball league. Jamie is an active member of the community serving on the Board of Governors for Saint Mary's University and Board of Directors for Dartmouth United Soccer Club.

Robert
Dunow

Operations

Robert Dunow

Operations


Robert Dunow is currently in operations for Bigmoon Power Inc. He has been with the company since March 2015.

Prior to joining the Bigmoon Power team, Robert worked in the automotive service industry for 20 years as a service advisor and service tech. For Toyota, Honda, and Nissan. He also served in the U.S. Navy Seabee's as a Construction Mechanic.

Robert attended Utah Valley State College for Automotive training.

In his free time, Robert likes to hunt and fish and loves the outdoors, and most of all spending time with his family.

Corinne
Dunow

General Manager

Corinne Dunow

General Manager


Corinne Dunow is currently the General Manager for Bigmoon Power Inc. She has been with the company since its beginning in January 1, 2015.

Prior to joining Bigmoon Power, Corinne was an Executive Assistant to Lynn Blodgett who was an Executive Vice President with Xerox Corporation. Prior to that she was Lynn's Executive Assistant when he was the President & CEO of Affiliated Computer Services.

Corinne has attended the University of Utah for two years and BYU Idaho for one year.

In her free time, Corinne is actively involved and competes in Crossfit. She has children of all ages and enjoys supporting them in their endeavors.

Richard
Young

Project Coordinator

Richard Young

Project Coordinator


Richard Young is project coordinator for Bigmoon Power. He began his career as a CPA with Peat, Marwick, Mitchell & Co. in Denver. Hired by one of their clients, he then had a long career in public finance where he managed 47 tax-exempt bond issues totaling more than $1 billion.

After his career in public finance he owned and developed more than 40 commercial and residential real estate projects. In his varied career he has worked in mergers and acquisitions for a Fortune 500 company, participated in failure and risk analysis studies for the Australian and New Zealand Departments of Defense, and served as mayor of his community. Most recently he has served as CFO for several small and mid-sized companies including Phonesoap, Modern Audio, and OneGreatFamily.

He was a member of the renowned Mormon Tabernacle Choir and speaks six languages.

Colin
Bagley

VP Engineering

Colin Bagley

Director of Engineering


Colin Bagley directs and coordinates engineering across each of Bigmoons' partner firms spanning the U.S. and Canada. He supervises R&D at Bigmoon's 3D printing and hydraulics lab as well as their remote field testing facilities.

Colin graduated from Utah State University with a B.S. and M.S. in Civil Engineering with an emphasis in Hydraulics and Water Resources.

Beyond engineering, Colin loves both travel and outdoor adventure. He enjoys hiking and rock climbing, and is also a rated pilot with hang gliders, paragliders and sail planes. He has lived in England, Australia, and Dubai.

Josh
Stippich

E3 Fabrication

Josh Stippich

President & CEO of E3 Fabrication


Josh Stippich is the President & CEO of E3 Fabrication that was established in 2004 and is located in Salt Lake City, Utah.

E3 Fabrication is a full service architectural detailing, design and manufacturing studio with sleek modern and contemporary sensibilities combined with exquisite traditional workmanship.

Josh is a self-taught fabricator. He learned fabricating from family businesses at an early age.

Josh lives in Salt Lake City, Utah with his wife Ivy, and his three daughters: Irie, Gigi, and Lola.

Josh also owns a company called Electron Luv that was established in 2001. Josh is world renowned for his custom vacuum tube HiFi stereo systems.

Peter
Kinley

Lunenburg Foundry & Engineering Ltd.

Peter Kinley

President & CEO of Lunenburg Foundry & Engineering Limited


Peter is also President and CEO of Lunenburg Marine Railway Company, Heritage Harbour Developments Limited, and Prometheus Solar Technologies Inc. and a Director of Lunenburg Shipyard Alliance. The Foundry is a diversified manufacturing and service company established in 1891 and produces marine propulsion hardware and equipment and industrial products and provides services such as engineering design, ship conversion, ship repair, and vessel management.

Peter holds a Master of Science in Engineering Degree in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering from the University of Michigan, a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Mechanical Engineering from Technical University of Nova Scotia, and a diploma in Engineering from Dalhousie University.

Peter has held positions at many Professional and Community Service Organizations. Peter was Director of the Canadian Foundry Association, Atlantic Vice-President of the Canadian Society for Mechanical Engineering, a member of the Metals Technology Laboratory's Technical Advisory Group, an Industry Board Member of CANMET at Natural Resources Canada, an American Foundry Society member, and an Associate Member of the Society of Naval Architects & Marine Engineers.

In 2004, as Board Member and Chairman of the Nova Scotia Boat Builders Association, he led a delegation to New Zealand to develop training methods in the boat building industry. Subsequent efforts lead to the designation as “boat builder” as an apprenticeable trade in the Province of Nova Scotia and adoption of the New Zealand program.

As member and acting Chair of the Canada/Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Development Board, Peter oversaw, as a regulator, the most rapid period of growth of Nova Scotia’s offshore, leading to the establishment of independent safety staff and recognition of the need for industry research and development.

Peter is actively engaged in developing Prometheus Solar Technologies, specializing in the commercialization of patented solar concentrating energy methods. He also has over 30 years experience working in various Lunenburg marine, harbour and shipyard companies. Peter's areas of research include design of marine vessels, propulsion systems, blockage and movement systems for drydocking, and ship-repair and modification projects.

John A.
Coleman

Coleman Strategies Group, LLC

John A. Coleman

Principal Coleman Strategies Group, LLC


John Coleman is the Founder and Principal of Coleman Strategies Group (CSG). CSG is a government relations, business development firm that specializes in advising, consulting and positioning companies doing business with state and local governments. John advises large multinational companies, small to mid-size firms and minority owned enterprises. These companies serve governments in the energy, technology, transportation, health care and human services sectors.

Prior to founding CSG, Mr. Coleman served as Senior Vice President of Legislative and Public Affairs for ACS, A Xerox Company, the leading service provider to state and local governments. John joined ACS, A Xerox Company (formerly ACS) in August 2001. As a member of the Executive team, John directed the company’s public policy efforts including all U.S. Federal, State and Local government liaison activities. With business in all 50 states at multiple levels of government, John’s principal role was managing ACS’ political network, including its vast team of business development consultants and lobbyists. Additionally, he served as Treasurer of the company’s Political Action Committee and coordinated the company’s civic and charitable involvement. Through these efforts, John fulfilled the critical role of managing ACS’ political infrastructure to both grow and protect the business.

Prior to joining ACS, from 1997 to 2001, John was the head of Government and Constituent Relations at Lockheed Martin, IMS which at the time was the largest business interest in the state and local government services industry. Earlier is his career, John worked as the Midwest Regional Manager of Membership Development, driving membership and supporting grassroots political advocacy campaigns for the United States Chamber of Commerce.

John has served as a Member of the National Foundation Board of the United States Chamber of Commerce, Member of the Executive Committee of the Greater Washington Board of Trade and continues to serve as a Member of the Board of HEROES, Inc.

John holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia.

Peter is actively engaged in developing Prometheus Solar Technologies, specializing in the commercialization of patented solar concentrating energy methods. He also has over 30 years experience working in various Lunenburg marine, harbour and shipyard companies. Peter's areas of research include design of marine vessels, propulsion systems, blockage and movement systems for drydocking, and ship-repair and modification projects.

Gordon
Giffin

Chair of the Public Policy and Regulation Department of Dentons U.S. LLP

Gordon Giffin

Chair of the Public Policy and Regulation Department of Dentons U.S. LLP


Ambassador Gordon Giffin is the Chair of the Public Policy and Regulation Department of Dentons U.S. LLP. His practice focuses on international transactions and trade matters, government procurement, federal and state regulatory matters, public policy, and energy policy and regulation. Ambassador Giffin served as the 19th U.S. Ambassador to Canada from 1997 through 2001 and received the Distinguished Service Award from the Department of State in 1999. He served as Legislative Director and Chief Counsel to US Senator Sam Nunn from 1975 to 1979. Ambassador Giffin currently serves on the Board of Trustees of the Carter Presidential Center; is a member of the Tri-Lateral Commission and Council on Foreign Relations; and serves on the Board of Directors of Canadian National Railway, Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, TransAlta, Inc., Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. and Element Financial Corp.

Scotty (Maryscott)
Greenwood

Principal at Dentons

Scotty (Maryscott) Greenwood

Principal at Dentons


A recognized thought-leader in the public policy field, Maryscott “Scotty” Greenwood is a Principal in Dentons' Public Policy and Regulation practice in the Washington, DC office. Ms. Greenwood serves on the Board of Directors of the firm's philanthropic foundation.

Dentons is an international law and public policy firm, uniquely positioned at the intersection of law, business and government. For the past five years, Dentons Public Policy and Regulation practice has been ranked as one of the top ten lobbying law firms in The National Law Journal's LegalTimes Influence 50 annual survey.

Ms. Greenwood is a government relations practitioner, assisting clients with legislative and public policy challenges in the US and Canada. Her background with federal, state, and local postings over the years has positioned Ms. Greenwood well to serve corporate and association clients navigating complicated policy challenges. Ms. Greenwood has over two decades of government relations experience in the energy, life sciences and cross border policies sectors.

Ms. Greenwood is also Senior Advisor to the Canadian-American Business Council and a frequent commentator on US-Canadian relations. She was recognized by The Hill Times in its listing of the “Top 100 Most Influential People in Government and Politics" in 2010, and on the "Top 100 People Influencing Canadian Foreign Policy” in 2014.

Robert
Piston

Patent Agent Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft

Robert Piston

Patent Agent Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft


Robert Piston is a registered Patent Agent in the Intellectual Property group of Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft. His practice focuses on patent application drafting and prosecution of patent applications across technological fields including medical devices, pharmaceuticals, wireless technologies, semiconductors, software, renewable energy systems, automotive systems, and aerospace systems.

Prior to joining Cadwalader, Robert was a technical advisor at a big law firm in New York City for two years.

Robert has a BS in mechanical engineering and biomedical engineering and a MS in mechanical engineering from Carnegie Mellon University. While in graduate school, Robert focused in computational modeling of engineered systems while also working for Astrobotic Technology, Inc., a space robotics company based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania participating in the Google Lunar XPrize competition.

In his free time, Robert is actively involved in the local community, serving as a volunteer high school teacher with the Microsoft TEALS program to teach computer science in underserved high schools around New York City. Robert is also involved in Minds Matter of New York City, serving as a volunteer Math SAT tutor to high school students.

Nabil
Farah

Stantec

Nabil Farah

Stantec


During his 30-year engineering tenure, Nabil has represented over 30 major design, manufacturing, and construction companies. He is most recognized for the design and construction of both high voltage and medium voltage substations. Nabil has vibrant energy and passion for the power and energy industry and where this industry is headed. As the world continues to rely more on alternative energy sources, only a few things make him happier than being on the forefront of this global movement. Humble and charismatic he sees behind just the logistics of each power and energy project and focuses on the great impacts the project will have on the community.

One of Nabil's favorite pastimes is hosting family get-togethers and taking his music-loving wife to see live performances.

Christopher
Hughes

Cadwalader's Intellectual Property Practice Group

Christopher A. Hughes

Cadwalader's Intellectual Property Practice Group


Christopher Hughes is the head of Cadwalader's Intellectual Property Practice Group. Chris has more than 35 years of experience in complex patent, trade secret, and trademark trials and litigation, as well as licensing, intellectual property counseling and IP due diligence in corporate transactions, bankruptcies, etc. Drawing on his extensive litigation experience and (early-career) experience of preparing and prosecuting patent applications, Chris also provides strategic counseling for clients on key patent acquisition efforts. His experience spans myriad industries, including computer hardware and software, semiconductors, consumer products and industrial equipment, e-commerce and financial services matters, and a variety of sophisticated medical devices as well as alternative energy technology such as wind turbine systems. Chris has also spear-headed efforts by luxury goods and consumer products companies to protect and enforce their valuable trademarks and trade-dress rights through anti-counterfeiting and infringement actions in courts and before U.S. Customs.

Chris' international experience includes coordinating patent infringement trials and hearings throughout Europe (including trials seeking preliminary relief and cross-border injunctions), as well as nullity, cancellation, and opposition proceedings on important patent rights in European courts and the EPO. In these matters, he has coordinated the corresponding activities in the U.S. with respect to the U.S. counterpart patent litigations.

Chris is admitted to practice in New York and before the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, the U.S. Courts of Appeal for the Second and Federal Circuits, and the U.S. Supreme Court. He is also licensed to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Joe
Fitzharris

Project Manager
QS Atlantic

Joe Fitzharris

Project Manager, QS Atlantic


Joe has over 30 years of experience in the Construction, Shipbuilding, Offshore Oil & Gas and Energy Industries.

22 years working in Business Management and Strategic Planning of Corporations with hands on involvement in commercial, supply chain oversight, project and quality management, with most of that time spent working on Onshore/Offshore Oil, Gas and Energy construction and maintenance projects, Naval and Commercial Shipbuilding, Ship Repair projects and Marine Operations.

19 years' experience in a senior role in corporate management and strategic planning for large and small companies and non-profit organization.

6 years of experience in the tidal energy industry including support to Federal and Provincial Government in the early development of the Industry and ongoing strategic involvement of the vision and mission of the industry in Nova Scotia.

Currently President and Owner of QS Atlantic, which offers consulting, project management and supply chain management services to the Marine and Energy Industries. He has worked in the Energy and Offshore Oil and gas industry for over 20 years with extensive experience in project and quality management.

Joe has supported the development of the tidal energy industry as a steering committee member of the national "Marine Renewable Energy Technology Roadmap." He is an independent Director on the FORCE (Fundy Ocean Research Center for Energy) and has just finished a two-year term as Board Chair. He is also a member of the Canadian Standards Council Shadow Committee for the development of International Standards TC-114 for Marine Energy. He is also Director of the Board of Directors for Scotian Windfields.

Raoul
Goff

Board Member

Raoul Goff

Board Member


Bio coming soon...

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