Aaron Van Pelt

Chief Commercial Officer
QLM Technology Ltd.

Aaron Van Pelt is currently Chief Commercial Officer at QLM Technology Ltd. and has over twenty years of experience in product development and marketing in photonics, gas sensing and analytics. For the past 15 years he has focused on bringing to market solutions for emissions monitoring and quantification particularly for the natural gas industry. As Vice President of Product Strategy at Picarro Inc., he focused on developing and bringing to market several gas sensing technologies including what is now the gold standard for atmospheric GHG measurements, and he lead the introduction of the first technology to be termed “Advanced Leak Detection” which was subsequently included in the Congressional Pipes Act of 2020 as a requirement for PHMSA to codify for use in leak survey to increase safety and reduce emissions. Previously, he was a Senior Research Scientist at Physical Sciences, Inc. and managed photonics products at New Focus Inc. He received his M.S. in physics from Washington State University focusing on ultrafast laser spectroscopy and his B.S. in physics from the University of Wyoming.