Executive Management Team

Vaughn E. Davis, CEOMr. Vaughn E. Davis, Co-founder, Chairman and CEO, has held these roles since inception. Prior to Progression, Mr. Davis worked for Oxford Instruments from 1999 through 2002, most recently as Vice President of Market Development for the Process Systems division. While at Oxford Instruments, Mr. Davis delivered several industry papers related to on-line NMR technology in both polyolefins and phosphate rock mining. Mr. Davis has an extensive work history in the chemical processing industry working for Akzo Nobel, Calgon Carbon and Exxon Chemical Company. He was instrumental in the early adoption of on-line NMR technology in the polyethylene industry. Mr. Davis holds a B.E. in Chemical Engineering from Vanderbilt University and an MBA from Louisiana State University.

Scott Marino, PresidentMr. Scott A. Marino, Co-founder and President, has more than 17 years of international development experience in the field of industrial on-line instrumentation. Prior to Progression, Mr. Marino was President of Oxford Instruments Process Systems (UK) from 2000 through 2002. He managed global technical, manufacturing and commercial teams. Mr. Marino also served as Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Auburn International. Mr. Marino holds several pioneering patents related to the development of on-line NMR technology. During the last five years, Mr. Marino has been responsible for generating orders for instrumentation products exceeding US$20 million. Mr. Marino holds a B.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of New Hampshire.

William Jensen, COOMr. William M. Jensen, Co-founder and Chief Operating Officer, has managed operations and accounting for Progression since inception and has added service management to his portfolio over the last three years. Mr. Jensen has been in the manufacturing field for over 30 years and has held senior positions in finance and service management for major companies such as Hood Dairy and Pope Machine in the New England area. Mr. Jensen holds a B.A. from Northeastern University in Accounting and an MBA from Suffolk University in Boston, MA. Mr. Jensen is also a Certified Management Accountant (CMA).

Pablo Prado, CTODr. Pablo J. Prado, Chief Technical Officer, has more than 18 years of expertise in portable NMR instrumentation and methods specializing in industrial, diagnostics, and security markets. Prior to joining the Progression team, Dr. Prado’s recent experience includes Vice President of System Development at T2 Biosystems and Senior Manager with the General Electric Company. Dr. Prado has an extensive record of innovative technology development, including patent awards and publication of book chapters and peer-reviewed articles. Dr. Prado holds a Ph.D. in Physics from the University of New Brunswick and a Professional Project Management Certificate from the University of California, San Diego.

Martin Goldenblatt, VP Energy SalesMr. Martin K. Goldenblatt, Vice President of Energy Sales, has over 30 years of experience in the fields of consulting, sales and marketing for the energy markets. He has played an integral part in the success of multiple start-up companies. Mr. Goldenblatt’s experience spans the entire spectrum of utility needs including plant operations, planning, maintenance, renewables, biomass and back office applications. Mr. Goldenblatt was a founder and Board member of LODESTAR. In addition, Mr. Goldenblatt was Vice President of Sales at GreenFuel Technologies. Mr. Goldenblatt holds a B.M.E. Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the City College of New York and an M.S.M.E. Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Northeastern University.

Board of Directors

Vaughn Davis
Scott Marino
Nate Shepard
John Nugent
Doug Connor

Advisory Board

David A. Cremers, Ph.D.
Pablo Prado, Ph.D.