About Shield-X Technology Inc.

Shield-X Technology Inc. (“SXT”) was founded in 2014 by two faculty members from Simon Fraser University’s (“SFU”) School of Mechatronic Systems Engineering and an experienced business entrepreneur. The patented intellectual property and the BrainShield™ suite of products result from over ten years of advanced research in the SFU Head Injury Prevention Lab addressing the deficiencies of standard helmet design to protect against concussion.

The core intellectual property incorporated in SXT’s products has been patented in the US, Europe, and other appropriate countries, and SXT has negotiated an Assignment Agreement with SFU giving SXT the exclusive worldwide rights to exploit the intellectual property.
BrainShield™ is a suite of products focused on reducing the severity of a concussion in sport, occupational, industrial, and military settings. BrainShield™ is a unique micro-engineered functional layer for incorporating protective helmets and gear. BrainShield™ reduces the sharp twisting and compression of the brain during impacts – the primary cause of concussions. Shield-X currently has four products, BX-E, BX-I, BX-C, and BX-R, with additional innovative and disruptive products in development.

Shield-X product designs are aimed at providing enhanced helmet protection while minimizing the costs of adaptation by Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) to existing branded helmet designs.

SXT’s business model is to work closely with international helmet manufacturers and well-recognized helmet brands to equip their helmet product lines with the BrainShield™.

Our Team

Farid Golnaraghi

PhD, PEng, CEO

Professor and Director, School of Mechatronic Systems Engineering, Burnaby Mountain Research Chair, SFU. Formerly Canada Research Chair in Mechatronic and Smart Material Systems at the University of Waterloo before joining SFU...

Roger Flowerdew

CPA, CAStrategic and Marketing Advisor

Roger is an experienced executive who drives substantial growth by setting viable core business strategies and successfully implementing tactical plans. Throughout his career, he has proven his ability to quickly...

Adrian Wikarna

MASc, Engineering Manager

An engineer who graduated from Simon Fraser University. He has worked on various research projects such as helmet design and efficacy, helmet certification standards, and helmet...

Jack Feng

Jack Feng has 30 years of marketing and management experience, including marketing strategy, international trade and distribution system setup and management. Nothing excites me more than seeing big technology ideas come to life. I have been fortunate to build up a fun and successful marketing career, focused on navigating the ambiguity of early- and growth- stage technology companies. I am addicted to understanding the "why" and building out B2B marketing strategies to benefit as many customers as we can.

Adam Greene

Adam Greene is a marketing leader recognized as an accomplished, Senior Executive with over 16 years of extensive marketing experience, focused on building strategic growth initiatives, fielding exceptional teams and driving ROI with the latest digital strategies. Proven success in developing and implementing initiatives with senior leadership teams that generated a 250% increase in revenue, launching ecommerce strategies with a 500% increase in online revenue and building brands that are aspirational and meaningful to consumers. Adam lead marketing teams most recently at SAXX Underwear, Smith Optics and Scott Sports.

Board Members

Combiz Jelveh

M.Sc., PEng

CTO of Innovata Labs, Mr. Jelveh is a pioneering technologist, serial entrepreneur, angel investor and the founder of five high technology companies in the US and Canada. His experiences include over 34 years of active executive management...

Roland Wolfram


Roland has had a wide-ranging career at Nike, Pacific Telesis, and McKinsey and Company. During Roland’s 17 year-long career at Nike, he held a variety of global functional roles and multi-billion dollar geographic roles, including Global Operations and Technology...

Gary Wang

PhD, PEng

Professor and Head of Product Design and Optimization Lab, Mechatronics Systems Engineering, SFU. Dr. Wang has expertise in Design, Optimization, and Advanced Manufacturing. Dr. Wang has won university-level...

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