Ottawa, Ontario, Canada (PRWEB) October 07, 2011
Impakt Protective Inc. is pleased to introduce their Board of Advisors who will volunteer their expertise to help consult with Impakt Protective CEO Danny Crossman on all matters related to the organization. The Advisory Team includes industry, sports and medical experts who will help drive the company’s mission to provide contact sports players with a cost effective head impact sensor that helps coaches, parents and therapists identify potentially concussive events in professional to minor league players.
"I am thrilled to have such a strong group of industry leaders participating on our Advisory Board and I look forward to moving forward to accomplish our goals," said Danny Crossman, CEO, Impakt Protective Inc. “The advisors are highly renowned experts in their fields and we are looking forward to working with them to foster the continued growth and success with the launch of Shockbox™. Our company is dedicated to working with athletes, coaches, and parents in an effort to change the way we view both recreational and competitive sports.”
The board members include:
Dr. Charles Tator PhD, MD
Neurosurgeon and staff scientist - Toronto Western Research Institute and the founder of ThinkFirst who is a renowned expert in the field of brain and spinal injury, concussion and injury prevention.
Dr. David Pearsall PhD.
Associate Professor of Biomechanics - McGill University Department of Kinesiology & Physical Education Currently focusing research on Human Locomotion - Running on Irregular Terrains and Applied Ice Hockey Research.
Former three-year starting tailback at Columbia. Ranks third all-time in rushing yardage at Columbia. Principal player in breaking "The Streak" (longest losing streak in major college football at the time 0-44). Currently Senior Sales Director for Converse Inc.
First Captain of Ottawa Senators NHL hockey team. Played 14 seasons with Toronto Maple Leafs, Edmonton Oilers, Winnipeg Jets and New Jersey Devils. Laurie Boschman is one of only sixteen players in NHL history to have recorded 500+ points and 2,000+PIM in their career
About Impakt Protective Inc.
Incorporated in 2010, Impakt is a privately owned high-tech sensor company located in Ottawa, Canada and the creation of Danny Crossman and Scott Clark. Danny Crossman, a former Army bomb disposal officer and Business Development executive led the development of numerous lifesaving technologies such as the bomb suit featured in the movie The Hurt Locker; Advanced Combat Helmet impact pads; roadside bomb jammers used by the USMC and recently the Helmet Impact Sensors used by US Army and USMC to monitor mTBI in deployed soldiers and Marines. Scott Clark is an active hockey player, coach as well as hockey Dad, and a former software high tech executive with experience in eCommerce and Quality Assurance.