Arius Technology is a leader in laser-based optical scanning systems for three-dimensional digitization of art. Through the Verus Art® partnership, Arius works directly with museums to produce elevated print re-creations of paintings featuring precise replication of the color, texture and relief of the artist's original brushstrokes. Arius is a privately held Canadian company headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.
Arius 3D® technology is world leading, allowing us to be at the centre of working with internationally respected museums to carry out ground-breaking research and make art more accessible. Via the Verus Art® brand, we are ethically and responsibly producing 3D re-creations of fine art masterpieces by some of the world’s most loved artists.
In collaboration with Océ, A Canon company, and Larson-Juhl, a Berkshire Hathaway company, Verus Art® uses Arius 3D scanning technology to digitize and re-create masterpieces with world leading elevated printing technology.
Our debut collection of re-creations launched in 2016, featuring works from the National Gallery of Canada.
Paul Lindahl is a C-Suite executive with well-established experience as a serial entrepreneur, business architect, and trusted leader. Paul most recently was the Founder and CEO of NGRAIN Corporation, and has been President / CEO of three companies, in diverse industries from computer manufacturing and nature tourism, to 3D graphics technology. He has built start-ups and operated growing established businesses. His significant business achievements have been created through building powerful executive teams and attracting exceptional board members to accomplish the strategic plan.
Paul graduated from the University of BC in 1981 with a B.A.Sc. in Geological Engineering and holds a Master in Business Administration in Finance from Queen’s University.
Mike is an experienced technology executive with more than 25 years of experience developing and commercializing precision electro-mechanical and advanced material technologies. He has co-founded and played executive roles at two venture-backed technology start-ups, and led a worldwide R&D team of 250 at Creo/Kodak developing precision pre-press equipment for a $350M business unit serving the printing industry.
Mike graduated from the University of Alberta in 1985 with a B.Sc. (Eng.) in Electrical Engineering and from the Caltech in 1991 with a Ph.D. in Applied Physics. He is a Professional Engineer in the Province of British Columbia, a Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers and is an inventor on six issued US patents.
Bert brings extensive experience in the fine art editions market to Arius Technology and is developing new channels to deliver the brushwork of the most fascinating artists of our time, to homes around the world. Before moving to Vancouver, Bert served as a strategic partner and General Manager of LUMAS, one of the world’s largest international chains of photo galleries. Previous to this, Bert has spent several years in the Middle East managing large scale logistics and support contracts for Xeless Group, a prime contractor for the U.S. Department of Defense.
Bert graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Business & Economics from Oxford Brookes University. Outside of work, Bert likes long runs, rolling on wheels, gliding on water and sliding on snow.
At Arius Technology, Ken is responsible for everything software related from robotics, to data collection, to image editing. Ken most recently worked at PMC-Sierra as a Staff Firmware Engineer; and before that he worked as Firmware Engineer at Kodak, where he successfully completed two patents related to calibration and characterization.
Ken graduated from the University of Victoria in 2001 with a BEng. Computer Engineering. In his spare time, he enjoys photography and exploring wilderness roads on his Dual Sport motorbike.
Aaron is a strategist and entrepreneur with significant experience leading teams in the productization of new 3D and digital media technologies in industries such as aerospace training, military simulation, and video games.
Prior to Arius, Aaron was with Autodesk where he led the creation of an advanced cloud-based software solution for the media and entertainment market. Preceding Autodesk, Aaron co-founded GRIP Entertainment where he was responsible for product development, as well as custom services delivery to customers such as Intel, Electronic Arts, and Disney. GRIP was successfully acquired by Autodesk in 2011.
With a background in fine arts, teaching art and a passion to make art accessible, Lori joined Arius Technology to lead the marketing department. Lori also has more than 18 years of marketing experience with expertise in global consumer eCommerce and all things digital.
Prior to Arius Technology, she worked at Sage, TELUS and helped to build several successful consumer goods start ups including Robeez and Mio.
Whether it’s on a kayak in the ocean or hiking the local trails, you’ll usually find Lori outside when she’s not at the office.
Pat is the Managing Partner of a Family Office that administers over the investment funds of his family’s various business enterprises. Previously Pat was with BMO Nesbitt Burns for 24 years where he was most recently a Senior Vice-President & Managing Director in Vancouver. Pat has been actively involved with preserving and growing investment capital for over twenty-five years. Pat’s background includes leading the personal financial planning operations of an international accounting firm, as well as the founding and the sale of a successful business. In addition to these business skills, Pat achieved his designation as a Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of British Columbia (1983) and his Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the University of British Columbia (1982). Pat has been an investment advisor to institutions and individuals for over twenty-five years.
Pat is active in his community and in the past has served as a trustee on a major trust and endowment fund in Vancouver.
Noel Hall is currently a consultant to the life sciences and technology industries and a seasoned board director with more than 25 years of experience in the biotechnology and technology industries. Noel was President and Co-founder of Aspreva Pharmaceuticals Corporation, which was acquired by the Galenica Group in January 2008. Prior to co-founding Aspreva in December 2001, Mr. Hall co-founded the life sciences practice of consulting firm Hill and Knowlton in 1995 and served as head of global strategic planning for the firm's worldwide pharmaceutical consulting practice. From 1992 to 1995, Mr. Hall was the director of corporate affairs for the United Kingdom and Northern Europe for The Wellcome Foundation Ltd., which is now part of GlaxoSmithKline PLC. Mr. Hall started his career in pharmaceutical sales and marketing after qualifying as a Medical Laboratory Scientific Officer at the Royal London Hospital.