December 16, 2022


Calgary, Alberta, Canada – MOBILTEX [an XPV Water Partners company], a leading provider of innovative IIoT hardware and software solutions for critical infrastructure remote monitoring within a broad range of industrial and municipal markets, is very pleased to announce that Ed Quilty has joined its Board of Directors.

Mr.Quilty is a registered professional biologist with the British Columbia College of Applied Biology, a member of the US-based Methods and Data Comparability Board’s Sensor Workgroup, and was VP of the Canadian Water Resources Association’s (CWRA) BC Branch from 2005 to 2011. Ed holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Victoria and completed four years of a PhD in hydro-informatics at the University of British Columbia.

As founder & CEO of Aquatic Informatics (AQI), Mr. Quilty’s leadership was instrumental in the company’s rapid expansion into one of the largest water data management & analytics software companies in the world with over 2000 customers in 60 countries. AQI SaaS solutions are used to ensure safe drinking water and wastewater treatment, forecast and respond to floods, generate power, provide water for irrigation and industrial use, and to protect the environment. In 2020 AQI was acquired by Danaher, adding its innovative water management software solutions to a global conglomerate portfolio that includes many of the top companies in water. Mr.Quilty joined the Danaher team to continue to provide leadership to the AQI division and ensure a successful transition.

Mr.Quilty recently retired from Danaher with a new focus on Corporate Director roles and impact investing. Renowned for his visionary leadership and proven track record in steering strategic IIoT initiatives, coupled with his innovative approach to industrial software and technology development, he is uniquely positioned to significantly contribute to MOBILTEX’s future growth.

Ed comments, “I am very excited to join the MOBILTEX board to help build a future global champion operating at the convergence of AI, cloud technologies, remote monitoring, and optimization of critical infrastructure operations.” 

Edward joins fellow directors Marc Bracken (MOBILTEX CEO), Khalid Maalouf (Investment Partner, XPV), and Henrik Markhoff (former SUEZ/GE CEO).

“Our biggest asset is our people”, said Marc Bracken, CEO of MOBILTEX, “Ed’s vision and leadership will continue to push our Product Development groups commitment to innovation, and we gain one of the top Canadian water utilities software industry leaders, who has conceived and scaled ground-breaking innovations to hugely successful global commercial deployments”.

“We look forward to working closely with Ed, leveraging his unique insights and vast experience to enhance our strategic vision. His appointment underscores our commitment to excellence and relentless pursuit of creating cutting-edge, transformative platform solutions for our customers in the Energy, Water Utilities, and Critical Infrastructure industries.”


MOBILTEX Data Ltd. [an XPV Water Partners company] is headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Canada and is proud to serve hundreds of industrial, municipal, and commercial customers around the globe — delivering mission-critical integrity monitoring solutions on over two hundred and sixty thousand kilometers of pipeline assets. MOBILTEX innovative field and cloud-connected technologies deliver significant operational, safety, and ESG benefits to Water Utilities, Energy, and Critical Infrastructure operations. As our reputation grows, we continue to invest and expand our patented IIoT and AI/ML advancements while leveraging 5G cellular and satellite communications across our portfolio. MOBILTEX is widely recognized in the industry for innovation, reliability, and our world-class service and support.

The MOBILTEX GCRTech brand leverages over 40 years of technical instrumentation engineering experience within the pressurized pipeline monitoring space.  Our team of experts design and develop a wide range of robust and innovative field solutions including flow, pressure, and transients data loggers and advanced pressure management controllers to help reduce non-revenue water loss and pipeline leakage. GCRTech solutions focus on delivering products with industry-leading operational life, ease-of-use, low power consumption with the longest available run-times, and maximize IIoT connectivity to multiple communication backhauls. We listen keenly to the needs of engineers and field technicians at water utilities, consultancies, and contractors worldwide to deliver practical and unique technologies for the effective management of water – the planet’s most vital resource. For more information, visit

About XPV Water Partners

XPV Water Partners is comprised of experienced water entrepreneurs, operators, and investment professionals dedicated to make a difference in the water industry. XPV invests in and actively supports water-focused companies to enable them to grow and deliver value for all stakeholders. For more information, visit

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