About

LongPath’s Mission

To enable our customers to easily and effectively reduce emissions through the use of advanced networked technology that provides actionable data.

2005
Nobel Prize Awarded for Frequency Comb Technology
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2015
NIST and CU Boulder joint research project
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2016
First Fielded Use of Dual Comb Frequency Technology
2017
LongPath Technologies Company Founded
2017-
2018
Third Party Blind Testing at METEC
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2018
Pre-Commercial Pilot
May, 2020
First Commercial Deployment
June, 2021
Increased distance to 2.5 miles for commercial monitoring

Meet the team

LongPath Technologies is a GHG emissions monitoring service provider based in Boulder, Colorado. Our world class combination of laser engineering and atmospheric science enables us to turn unique ideas into reliable solutions. Solving hard problems with awesome people is what we do best!

Leadership Team

Ian Dickinson

CEO

Ian Dickinson brings over 20 years of executive leadership experience, including serving as CEO for both private and public companies in the energy industry over the past 8 years. Prior to that, Ian held various senior leadership roles across a diverse set of industries and companies, ranging from Fortune 500 firms, to smaller venture capital backed businesses.

Greg Rieker

Co-Founder and CTO

Greg led the proof of concept research underlying LongPath Technologies during his time at NIST. He joined the professorship at CU Boulder in 2013, and won ARPA-e funding to move the technology concept to market. Greg has led the technological development efforts since, transitioning to LongPath CEO in 2019, and CTO in 2021.

Caroline Alden

Co-Founder and VP of Product and Markets

Caroline leads LongPath’s product and market development. Caroline earned her doctorate in Geology, worked with the NOAA carbon cycle group on greenhouse gas flux algorithms, and was a fellow at Stanford before joining the atmospheric science research and development efforts at CU Boulder that led to the founding of LongPath Technologies in 2017.

Robert Wright

Co-Founder and VP Engineering

Robbie leads LongPath’s engineering team, including financial modeling for technical projects. He earned his B.S./M.S. in optical engineering from the Institute of Optics at the University of Rochester before coming to CU Boulder in 2015 to build and help deploy the world’s first mobile dual frequency comb spectrometer. Robbie has been with LongPath Technologies since its founding in 2017.

Sean Coburn

Co-Founder and R&D Manager

Sean leads LongPath's scientific research and development efforts. Sean earned his doctorate in Chemistry from the University of Colorado Boulder while working on projects involving the development and field deployment of research instrumentation. He joined the initial research team in 2015 and  has been with LongPath Technologies since its founding in 2017.

Philip Richard

Director of Customer Operations

Philip leads LongPath's customer engagements. He has over 7 years experience as a Production Engineer working for both public and private E&P Companies. Philip has worked in multiple basins in both field and office Production Engineering roles handling responsibilities from field supervision, facility optimization, and project management. Philip earned his B.S in Petroleum Engineering from Texas A&M and is an MBA candidate at Indiana University's Kelly School of Business.

Kyle Waldschmidt

Director of Finance and Corporate Controller

Kyle Waldschmidt brings over 10 years of experience as a financial executive. He leads LongPath’s accounting and finance team. He earned his Bachelor of Science with emphasis in Accounting from the University of Northern Colorado. He began his career in public accounting where he specialized in financial reporting for oil and gas, manufacturing, and nonprofit organizations. After exiting public accounting, Kyle has held various executive roles for privately held companies in manufacturing, oil and gas, and technology.

Steven Waruhiu

Senior Software Engineer

Waruhiu brings over eight years of experience in developing software and writing spectacular code. He earned his B.S. in Mathematics at the University of Chicago and his M.S. in Economics at Georgetown University. He joined LongPath to help reduce emissions.

Board of Directors

Bob Gill

Bob has been the CEO or executive chairman of multiple software and systems solutions companies and turn-around situations with a record of achieving strong shareholder value. He has 30+ years of experience in general management, sales and marketing, operations and engineering for high-technology corporations and has successfully completed several acquisitions and divestitures.

Ian Dickinson

Ian Dickinson brings over 20 years of executive leadership experience, including serving as CEO for both private and public companies in the energy industry over the past 8 years. Prior to that, Ian held various senior leadership roles across a diverse set of industries and companies, ranging from Fortune 500 firms, to smaller venture capital backed businesses.

Greg Rieker

Greg led the proof of concept research underlying LongPath Technologies during his time at NIST. He joined the professorship at CU Boulder in 2013, and won ARPA-e funding to move the technology concept to market. Greg has led the technological development efforts since, transitioning to LongPath CEO in 2019, and CTO in 2021.

John F. Bookout, III

Education: MBA from Rice and Stanford.
Prior employers: McKinsey, KKR and Apollo.

Join Our Team

These are our only open positions right now, but if you can help us make oil and gas safer and more efficient please contact us!

GENERAL MANAGER OF CUSTOMER OPERATIONS

We are looking for a person who will be the face of LongPath to all field-based customer personnel in Texas.

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GENERAL MANAGER OF CUSTOMER OPERATIONS

We are looking for a person who will be the face of LongPath to all field-based customer personnel in Colorado.

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EXECUTIVE ACCOUNT MANAGER

We are currently seeking a highly driven Executive Account Manager to join our Sales team in Houston, TX. This role offers the opportunity to join a rapidly growing company delivering industry-leading methane detection and quantification to customers in the world’s most dynamic and fastest-growing sector. This position offers competitive base salary combined with strong commission rewards and an opportunity to advance in your career at a rapid rate.

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EXECUTIVE ACCOUNT MANAGER

We are currently seeking a highly driven Executive Account Manager to join our Sales team in Denver, CO. This role offers the opportunity to join a rapidly growing company delivering industry-leading methane detection and quantification to customers in the world’s most dynamic and fastest-growing sector. This position offers competitive base salary combined with strong commission rewards and an opportunity to advance in your career at a rapid rate.

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HEAD OF PRODUCT MANAGEMENT

LongPath is hiring an experienced Head of Product Management to manage our oil and gas emissions monitoring solutions product line, ensuring that we meet, exceed and lead evolving market demands and drivers.

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SOFTWARE ENGINEER

We are looking for a Full Stack Engineer to manage and develop our laser-control software, web applications, and data delivery services for our customers.

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ELECTRICAL ENGINEER

We are looking for an electrical engineer to help design digital and analog control systems for next generation laser sensors. You can download the full job description, or contact us for more information.

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