Cat’s Track #57 – Scott Jenkins
Welcome to Cat’s Track Episode 57, with guest Scott Jenkins.
Scott Jenkins is the Co-Founder, CEO and President of ZS2 Technologies Ltd. “ZS2”, a Western Canadian based company focused on the research, development and commercialization of innovative construction technologies which are stronger, safer and healthier. ZS2 has developed advanced building technologies including proprietary fire-rated, non-toxic, low-carbon building materials which are prefabricated providing our clients with cost certainty, accelerated construction timelines and lower building operating costs.
The ZS2 team believes the adoption of prefabricated construction technologies in combination with advances in material science present a tremendous opportunity for the construction industry to close the productivity gap, improve building safety, increase building performance and generate significant economic returns.
Prior to ZS2, Scott was the President and a Director of DIRTT Environmental Solutions and was part of the leadership team that oversaw sales growth from $6 million annually to $300 million over 11 years. During his time at DIRTT, Scott led the successful IPO (initial public offering) on the Toronto Stock Exchange and helped oversee the manufacturing expansion of two major manufacturing locations in Georgia and Arizona along with the opening of sales offices in the U.K. and Singapore.
Prior to joining DIRTT, Scott helped guide another high-growth company as the Chief Financial Officer of Pure Technologies Ltd., a public company providing innovative infrastructure monitoring technologies to a variety of international clients. Scott began his career at KPMG LLP, and is a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Alberta (CPA, CA), Young Presidents Organization (YPO) and a graduate of the University of Alberta.
Scott is also a Director of Progressive Planet Solutions Inc. (PLAN – TSXV), a company focused on the development of lower carbon intensive cement products and is a former Director and Founder of Decisive Dividend Corporation (DDC – TSXV), a Canadian investment company. In the community Scott is a former Director of PASC, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to supporting persons with developmental disabilities in Southern Alberta and is a co-Founder of The Sugarshack, an annual Stampede themed fundraising event which over the past 20 years has raised over $400,000 for numerous charities.
Scott’s wife, Dr. Sarah Weeks, is a Cardiologist and Assistant Dean at the Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary. They have two ‘sports obsessed’ boys and are both involved in various capacities as coach, manager and vocal super fans at numerous games and events throughout the year.