company: leadership team

Dan Yingst – President & CEO

Mr. Yingst was the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at RedZone since October 2012. He has been responsible for the P&L, managing all Sales, Operations, Engineering and Development functions. As the COO, he has led the company to double digit growth and has implemented the processes for future growth. Prior to joining RedZone, Mr. Yingst had previous senior management positions within Siemens (OTCMKTS:SIEGY) for ten years. In his last role there he was the Vice President of Finance for Siemens Water Technologies where he established and led the organization’s financial operations in 48 countries, with full P&L responsibility. In this role, Mr. Yingst managed all financial and operational performance, established and implemented six global operational centers of excellence, and put in place key performance indicators to track and measure results. During this time, the organization achieved over 100% growth in orders, revenue and operating margin. He has specific experience in the U.S. and international water/wastewater market, has been involved in numerous international and domestic acquisitions and integrations and had a lead role in the development of a consolidated US entity focused on the industrial and municipal markets. Mr. Yingst holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Lebanon Valley College where he was a Presidential scholar.

Sam Cancilla - VP of Business Development

Sam Cancilla is the Vice President of Business Development of RedZone Robotics Inc. and is based out of the world headquarters of the Pittsburgh, PA Office. He has over 25 years of experience in the water and wastewater trenchless technology industry from pipeline inspection to various inspection and rehabilitation technologies including cured-in place pipe rehab, pipe bursting, cement-mortar lining, in both gravity and pressure pipes. In addition, Mr. Cancilla has been involved with the development and implementation of the Responder multi-sensor robotic platform for advanced pipeline condition assessment and Solo autonomous pipeline inspection robot and is named on several patents for such innovative technologies. In addition, Mr. Cancilla has been involved with the condition assessment in over 30,000,000 LF in over 300 of the largest major US and Canadian cities in excess of millions LF of both of large and small diameter pipes using the Responder and Solo robotic systems. He has a B.S. from the University of Pittsburgh, and is a member of various industry groups including NASSCO, ASTM, AWWA, NASST,WEA, WEF and others.    


At RedZone, we believe that managing wastewater assets is about managing data.  We have the leading edge products to get all the data for your system and provide the asset management, decision-support software to make that data useful.

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