Management and Technology Development Team
Igor Gorodnitsky – Principal Executive Officer and President
Igor Gorodnitsky is the founder of the Company and currently serves as Principal Executive Officer and President. As a Senior Hazmat Specialist with over twenty years of experience, he has coordinated and successfully completed over 500 emergency hazardous material cleanups. He has advised the City of Los Angeles Bureau of Street Services on many specialized situations, both emergency and non-emergency, including: confined space entries into asphalt storage silos; emergency confined space entry into the aggregate dryer; hazmat cleanup of the hot oil tanks; cleanup and removal of spilled liquids and hardened asphalt; and coordinated and supervised remediation of La Brea tar spills. His vast experience with hazardous materials became an impetus for his vision of CTi: a company devoted to green technologies and solutions.
Roman Gordon – Technology Development Supervisor
Roman Gordon is the founder of the Company. He brings more than fifteen years of experience in business management and energy risk management to CTi. He is the author of several patents. He served as a member of the Board of Directors, CEO and Secretary of the Company since its inception until June of 2011 when he was appointed CTi’s CTO. His work in the area of Hydrodynamic Cavitation in the past years has been in the area of R&D and modeling of cavitation dynamics for industrial applications. Roman Gordon is the author of many issued by USPTO patents and national and international patent applications in the area of Hydrodynamic Cavitation, oil refining and Electrocoagulation.
Maxim Promtov – Director of R&D
Maxim Promtov is a head of the research laboratory “Energy-saving pulse technology and equipment”, professor of the chair “Technological Processes, Devices and Technospheric Safety”, dean of the International faculty, Tambov State Technical University, Russia.
Tambov State Technical University is one of the largest educational institutions in the Central region of Russia. He has been with the Tambov State Technical University for more than 25 years where he first started as engineer R&D in 1986. He then became dean in 1995. Later, in 2003, he also became the head of the department on “Machines and Devices of Chemical Productions” and professor. Since 2003, Maxim Promtov has been responsible, as head of the research laboratory for projects of intensification of chemical-technological processes due to pulse multifactorial power influences and physical effects and development impulse cavitational technologies for preparation of emulsions and suspensions, extractions, valuable biologically-active substances from vegetative and other raw material, treatment of liquids for initiation of chemical reactions and destruction of substances, change of physical and chemical parameters of substances.
He received an engineering degree in chemical engineering in 1986, a Candidate of Technical Sciences (PhD) in processes of emulsification and dissolving in the rotor devices in 1992 and Doctor of Technical Sciences (DrS) in processes of emulsification, dispersion, dissolving and extraction in the pulse flows of heterogeneous liquids in 2002 from the Tambov State Technical University, Russia. Maxim is the author of scientific monography, more then 100 research papers, 23 patents and 9 study guides on cavitational technologies for preparation of emulsions and suspensions, extractions, valuable biologically-active substances from vegetative and other raw material.
He is a member of Specialized Committees having the right to award degrees of Doctor of Science at Tambov State Technical University, Russia.