John Brett, P.Eng.
President & CEO

 As Chief Executive Officer, John drives and manages corporate strategy, business development, operations and finance.  Over 25 years, John held leadership roles in organizations that operated or provided solutions for demanding applications including utility operations, industrial automation, and navy command & control.  John was an early principal at Tantalus, a leading utility communications company, where he established and built the vision for a real-time, two-way communications network to automate utilities all the way to consumers; a model that is now standard for grid modernization implementations.  John received his electrical engineering degree from the Royal Military College of Canada, and is a registered Professional Engineer.

Dr. Jim Dukarm
Chief Technology Officer

Jim is the Founder and Chief Technology Officer of Delta-X Research. He is the company's software architect and director of technical support.   Working full-time in the electric power industry since 1988, he has developed successful software products for monitoring and diagnostic applications, including widely used applications for factory switchgear monitoring, insulation power factor testing, and dissolved-gas analysis.  He conducts research on the statistical and computational interpretation of online monitor and laboratory test data for high voltage apparatus. A member of CIGRE and a Life Member of IEEE, he is actively involved in IEEE/PES Transformers Committee standards development. Jim received a PhD degree in Mathematics from Simon Fraser University, Burnaby BC Canada, in 1980.