At ACT, we are driven by a bold vision: to become the best thermal management company in the world. Our journey towards this vision is guided by a steadfast mission: Helping to solve our customers’ most challenging problems with the best value engineered products and the most innovative technologies through a highly engaged workforce. We believe in not just meeting expectations but exceeding them, delivering unparalleled value to our customers. Central to this mission is our dedicated leadership team, whose unwavering commitment and innovative spirit propel us forward every day. As you explore the profiles of our leaders below, you’ll discover the driving forces behind our success—individuals who embody our vision, embrace our mission, and inspire excellence at every turn.

Pictured from left to right, Scott Garner, Bryan Muzyka, John Hartenstine, Tim Guhl, Pete Dussinger, Jon Zuo, Diane Baldassarre, Jens Weyant, Bill Anderson

Jon Zuo

Jon Zuo is the President and Chief Technical Officer of Advanced Cooling Technologies, Inc. Since ACT’s founding in 2003, Jon has been a relentless proponent of the company’s core values of Innovation, Teamwork, and Customer Care. He continues to drive its vision to be the best thermal management company in the world.

Prior to founding ACT, Jon held various technical, engineering and managerial positions at Thermacore, Inc., Wright State University, and Changsha Mining Research Institute (China). He is an inventor on fourteen U.S. patents and an author of dozens of published technical papers.

Jon earned his Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Central Florida after receiving his Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in Mechanical Engineering from Huazhong University of Science and Technology (China).

Jon serves on the boards of several nonprofit organizations and private companies in central Pennsylvania. He has a particular interest in supporting the advancement of STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) and arts in the community.

Scott Garner

Scott Garner is the co-founder of Advanced Cooling Technologies, Inc. and the Vice President of its Industrial Products Group. He is responsible for the business development, product management, and customer acquisition in the company’s various industrial markets.

Scott has over thirty years of experience in the field of heat transfer and thermal management. His experience includes both engineering and management in technology development, product development, and sales and marketing.

Scott is an inventor on fourteen U.S. patents and has written a variety of technical publications and chaired numerous sessions on thermal management for a variety of professional conferences. 

Bryan Muzyka

Bryan Muzyka is the Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Advanced Cooling Technologies, Inc., leading a team of direct sales and marketing professionals and industry-focused, external sales representative networks.

Bryan is responsible for driving the company’s revenue growths across its diverse markets. He focuses on enabling customers to realize optimum overall solutions through adoption of advanced thermal management strategies and innovative technologies.

Bryan earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Pennsylvania State University and his MBA and Engineering degree from Lehigh University.  

Outside of ACT, Bryan serves on the Board of Directors of the Keystone Space Collaborative, helping to carry out the mission of growing the space ecosystem within the region. In his spare time, Bryan enjoys golf and remains a fan of the Jets, Mets, Knicks, and Islanders despite the heartbreaks endured over the past many years. Most of his time is spent with his wife and two kids, with hopes of developing the next generation of innovative thinkers.

John Hartenstine

John Hartenstine is the Vice President of Operations and Quality Assurance at Advanced Cooling Technologies, Inc.. He is responsible for the manufacturing operations and quality compliances across the company’s multiple facilities.

John has over thirty-five years of experience in research and development, product engineering, manufacturing, operations management, and quality assurance. He led many of ACT’s early efforts in quality system certification and manufacturing process development, and was instrumental in establishing ACT’s Operations organization.

John’s technical expertise is primarily in the design and development of thermal management and two-phase heat transfer for diverse applications and markets. He is the inventor on six U.S. patents and has co-authored over thirty technical publications. John earned his Master’s degree in Systems Engineering from the Pennsylvania State University.

Outside of work, John enjoys spending time with his kids and grand-kids (one studying mechanical engineering), traveling the world with his wife, and distance running (having run seven marathons).

Tim Guhl

Tim Guhl is the Vice President of Finance at Advanced Cooling Technologies, Inc., responsible for the company’s accounting, financial management, and contract administration functions.

Tim is strongly committed to excellence, driving financial performance and operational efficiency. He empowers his team to excel and fosters a culture of innovation and continuous improvement, contributing to the success and growth of the organization.

Prior to joining ACT, Tim held various management positions including Chief Financial Officer at Tait Towers Manufacturing, LLC, Vice President and Controller at High Industries, Inc., and Vice President and Controller at Kerr Group, Inc.

Diane Baldassarre

Diane Baldassarre is the Vice President of Administration at Advanced Cooling Technologies, Inc. She is responsible for several key functions within the company, including Human Resources, Facilities, Information Technology, and Safety.

Diane is an experienced executive having particular expertise in accounting, human resources, ERP systems, and cybersecurity. She joined ACT very early on and was instrumental in establishing the company’s administrative processes in numerous critical areas from payroll to accounting to human resources. An empathetic leader, Diane leads ACT’s continuing efforts of employee engagement and workforce development.

Beyond her professional endeavors, Diane enjoys spending quality time with her family, reading, and leisurely walking with her dog, Buster.

Jens Weyant

Jens Weyant is the Vice President of Product and Technology Development at Advanced Cooling Technologies, Inc., responsible for the company’s product development and research and development organizations.

Jens has over fifteen years of experience in the thermal management field. He has a strong track record of designing, developing, and fielding high performance thermal management solutions across a variety of applications including: ground-based, airborne, power electronics, and space-flight. Jens holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics, a Master of Science degree in Engineering Science, and eight U.S. patents related to thermal products. 

Jens enjoys using his experience to create industry partnerships that drive innovation and influence the next generation of engineers and technicians. Outside of work, Jens enjoys woodworking, gardening, the outdoors, and spending time with his wife and kids.

Bill Anderson

Bill Anderson is the Chief Engineer at Advanced Cooling Technologies, Inc., primarily responsible for the company’s research and development activities.

A Ph.D. Mechanical Engineer specializing in heat transfer and fluid mechanics, Bill has experience in diverse industries including aerospace, chemical, electronics cooling, energy conversion, and nuclear energy. He has a track record of designing and developing unique heat transfer devices to solve difficult thermal problems for both ground-based and space applications. He was part of the NASA/ACT team that qualified space copper/water heat pipes by testing on the International Space Station. Much of his recent work has been developing radiators for nuclear fission and radioisotope power systems for space.