About Us

The Heat Wave Team - Over 100 Years of Packaging Experience!

Innovative. Experience. Forward Thinkers.

The Heat Wave team is ready to help you successfully launch your self-heating & self-cooling brands.

Daniel Ginzburg: Co-Founder and CEO

Daniel brings 15 years of real world management and sales experience combined with cash flow control as an owner/ operator of the largest private yacht charter and special events company in Southern California, FantaSea Yachts & Yacht Club. Daniel is a successful manager with demonstrated business development and team-building skills and as a former practicing lawyer, brings legal knowledge to the business arena.

William Farone, Ph.D: Chemical Engineering

Dr. Farone is a leading developer of chemical and biotechnology with over 100 patents and publications to his name. Dr Farone was the former Director of Applied Research for Phillip Morris and the Director of Scientific Research for Lever Brothers Company. Previously, Dr. Farone was a professor of chemistry.

John Ford: Design Engineering – Plastics

Mechanical Engineering Degree with 40 years of experience in the creation, design, development and qualification of consumer dispensing systems and related assembly equipment. Former member of the Consumer Product Safety Commission, past chairman of various A.S.T.M. committees setting dispensing system testing standards and holder of 19 patents on consumer product dispensing systems.

Douglas Lund: Design Engineering – Consumer Packaging

20+ years in the Plastics/Packaging Industry as a consumer products design engineer, including 16 years in package design & development engineering departments within Fortune 500 companies with emphasis on primary structural package design. Holder of numerous patents.

Douglas Moul: Technical Advisor

Doug brings a wealth of experience from the food and beverage industry and has extensive self heating packaging experience. He was formerly Senior VP and General Manager of the food, general line and meat can businesses for American Can Company and in addition he led the research and development, procurement, facilities engineering and graphic arts for the entire packaging business. Mr. Moul is a former Director of the National Food Processors Association and the Can Manufacturers Institute. He is currently a Director of both Morgan Foods Inc. of Austin, Indiana, and Shorr Packaging of Aurora, Illinois.

Scott Eckman: Packaging and Beverage Specialist

Mr. Eckman has been in the food and beverage manufacturing industry for over 40 years as both a consultant to major brands and a business development advisor for global ingredient suppliers. Former CEO/ Founder of one of the top aseptic facilities in the world, he has been on the advisory board of one of the largest foodservice juice companies and a consultant to a major brewery and liquor company on aseptic processing and packaging.

John Caporaso: Food Packaging Engineering

30+ years working in the food Consumer products industry, with 3 major consumer product companies including Unilever, Kraft Nabisco and Campbell soup. Responsibilities included key roles with both the packaging and food science, including several years running Campbell’s North American packaging organization and 5 years as VP of Product Development for Campbell’s Food Service. Currently active within the Food and Packaging industry in the area of new technology commercialization.