“Steve’s appointment as CFO brings two decades of public company accounting, audit, corporate finance and regulatory compliance experience to the company,” said John Conklin, president and CEO of SolarWindow Technologies, Inc. “Although Steve is our CFO, he’s our critical partner for providing an overall view of finance, market developments, and keeping his eyes wide open on our future, and guiding our success.”
As a chartered professional accountant and a certified management accountant, Yan-Klassen has had extensive experience in the preparation of complex deferred income tax calculations and models involving multiple tax jurisdictions and foreign currency issues, assisting real estate trusts with wind-ups and distributions, mortgage investment corporations with valuations analysis and reporting, as well as private companies and charities with assurance work, including tax and information returns.
Yan-Klassen’s appointment follows recent technology news announcing:
- The filing of more than 90 U.S. and international patents and trademarks for protecting its brand identities, products, services, processes, and materials;
- An alliance with nTact, a global leader in coating process equipment, to prototype, test, and manufacture machinery and equipment necessary for coating glass and flexible materials with the company’s transparent electricity-generating coatings, which will be used to create a manufacturing line;
- A new company performance record for power efficiency with a 34% increase in performance over previous generations of its transparent electricity-generating glass;
- The collaboration with Raynergy Tek, one of the world’s leading suppliers of organic photovoltaic materials, used by SolarWindow to coat ordinary glass and turn it into electricity-generating windows to support the company’s pursuit of high-volume production, increased power output and enhanced transparency of SolarWindow products for tall towers and skyscrapers.