“During his time away from the province, Brake was becoming more and more aware of environmental issues and of the potential for smart technology to play a key part in informing initiatives that seek to protect or minimize impacts on the natural world.
And that awareness and drive to monitor environmental data, was one of the driving forces behind his next move. ‘When I came back to Newfoundland I founded EMSAT on April Fool’s Day, 2010. That was the first time I was able to launch something on my own. Now I’ve had a taste of it, being an entrepreneur is a heck of a lot of fun. It’s exciting,’ he says.”
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