Harry P. Sprain – Founder/Inventor CEO & CTO
Mr. Sprain has been in the research development field for over 20 years with his first commercial invention being a unique and effective environmentally safe insecticide, that was the basis for a company, EcoSmart Technologies www.ecosmart.com This technology has spawned applications for over 40 U.S. patents, 10 issued, and numerous international patents. By mimicking the octopaminergic neurotransmitter, the devised natural technology was able to attack the most dominant biogenic receptor site found in insects - safely and effectively. Mr. Sprain won "Inventor of the Year" by the U.S. Society of Inventors for this technology, his product was named "Best New Product for 2000", and it received press in Time magazine, Business Week and other periodicals. Today, this technology has applications in agriculture (conventional and organic), commercial, pharmaceutical, and retail industries.
Robert Taylor – Co-Founder/COO MBA/CPA -
Entrepreneurial CEO with over 40 years of experience as Founder/Owner/Partner/CEO with a number of companies in a variety of industries. His strength is his strong business orientation that encompasses a broad spectrum of disciplines, with a complete understanding of their relationships at the various stages in the growth of a company, from start-up through product development to successful commercial fulfillment. His experience in all facets of business strategy gives Quantum the individual to lead the ‘business’ development of the technology in collaboration with the ‘scientific engineering’ development of the technology without incurring the high cost of the normal business discipline layers required for this stage of Quantum’s life cycle. He has worked extensively with inventors and engineers and their unique, creative characteristics, providing the leadership and patience necessary to ensure the ‘business’ strategy and timing runs parallel with the ‘technical’ development (and visa-versa), thus ensuring a successful business outcome.