IMPACT provides sophisticated one-stop supply chain solutions to meet the specific needs of our customers. From creative to product design, raw material sourcing, product management to quality control, shipping and other important functions our full spectrum of services covers the entire supply chain from end to end. Our full service team of strategists, researchers, designers, and engineers work across disciplines to help our clients introduce innovative products and reduce time to market.
Product Designer / Partner
Morgan Matthews is an industrial designer by trade with extensive experience in navigating the business and manufacturing arenas in Asia.
Morgan graduating from Humber College’s prestigious Industrial Design program. Following his passion for hockey and sports, Morgan went to work for several sporting goods companies, becoming a Product Manager and overseeing the design and manufacturing of their product lines.
Expanding on his experiences in the sports world, Morgan went on to work for several large product and retail design firms as a Senior Industrial Designer, where he excelled in product design, marketing and display.
Morgan is focused on working with Impact Machine clients through the entire spectrum of a product, from concept, design, and manufacturing.
Jason Cohn, Ph.D.
Director of Business and Research Development / Partner
Jason earned his Doctorate in Genetics and Physiology at the University of Toronto where he has been recognized in his field. Jason has published numerous papers and developed commercial diagnostic tests that are currently being patented.
After earning his Doctorate Jason accepted a position with Boston Consulting where he sought to advance his interest in strategy and management by helping companies develop strategic plans to grow a successful company.
Jason oversees all of the product materials that Impact Machine creates and also works directly with the suppliers in Asia so all compliance and government issues are followed. He is also involved in the long term strategic planning of Impact Machine.
Director of Business Operations / Partner
Peter specializes in under-performing companies, with a concentration in special situation transactions. Peter has bought, sold, or managed investments in virtually every facet of the business world.
Prior to Impact Machine, Peter worked with a small private equity company that created investment funds targeted at high net worth investors looking for alternative investments. The company created the funds, secured land and businesses for purchase, developed real estate and restaurants, and managed all investments for fund investors. In his role Peter oversaw the day to day financial management for 15 different restaurants including a chain of four locally owned coffee shops, and eleven franchised Grill and Tavern restaurants located throughout Maryland and North Carolina. Peter was also in charge of overseeing millions in commercial loan closings as well as the acquisition and disposition of various businesses from manufacturing to real estate holdings.
Prior to his business career, Peter played professional hockey for 8 years in the National Hockey League (NHL) and American Hockey League (AHL).Peter oversees the business operations of Impact Machine ranging from business development, processes and financial management and reporting.
Director of Asian Operations
Jerry Wang brings 30 years of sourcing and manufacturing experience to Impact Machine. In his role, Jerry oversees all aspects of Impact Machine’s product development business.
Jerry successfully ran a trading company that dealt with clients across Canada, USA, South America, Russia, Africa, and Europe. His excelles in sourcing manufacturers that are reliable, efficient, and can produce quality goods in the demanding timelines that clients require. Jerry spends his life visiting factories and overseeing all of Impact Machine’s quality control protocols that are put in place on each and every order.
Jerry is fluent in Mandarin and English and has a unique business knowledge on how business functions in Asia and North America making him a valuable and trusted resource for Impact Machine and their clients.
Chief Financial Officer
As Chief Financial Officer, Bob manages all aspects of finance and administration at Impact Machine.
Bob has been helping small to medium companies grow for over three decades in various roles with both private and public organizations. Bob is a seasoned expert in managing corporate structure systems, working with cash management, and managing both HR and non-HR related issues.
Ted Matthews leads Impact Machine’s brand division. The Brand Coach and best-selling author on the topic has 40 years of entrepreneurial business experience in marketing communications and Brand coaching. Prior to Impact Machine, Ted built Promanad Communications into an 80-person firm that, over a span of 30 years, served an extensive list of blue chip clients and has spurred some of the most successful Brand evolutions in North America.
He has been an integral force behind the Brand- building efforts of organizations such as, Manulife, Oxford Properties, Morneau Shepell, Strata Health, AtlasCare, Quadrangle, Revera, Advocis, IAMGOLD, PICKSEED, Investment Planning Counsel, Steam Whistle Breweries, ornge and Street Kids International.
For his pearls of wisdom and famously entertaining style, Ted is a sought-after speaker for business schools, corporations and professional associations.