Dr. Joseph D. Jolson founded CCS in 2004 to provide product development, product support, litigation, subrogation, and intellectual property services. CCS can call on a broad range of experts to supplement Dr. Jolson's expertise.
From 2000 – 2004, as technical director of CSE Corporation, Dr. Jolson oversaw the development of emergency-breathing devices & air quality monitors. Dr. Jolson improved product quality, solved manufacturing problems, and reduced costs; enabling CSE's sales to grow from $6.8 to $13 million/year.
From 1996 – 2000, as trace gas analysis marketing and applications laboratory manager of the Mine Safety Appliances Company, Inc. (MSA), Dr. Jolson was responsible for business development and product management. He analyzed detection technologies for anesthetic agents, chemical warfare agents, explosives, illicit drugs, pesticides, and VOCs. He facilitated qualification testing and applications support for a $100 million per year division.
From 1989 – 1996, Dr. Jolson served in various R&D management positions. He lead teams that developed a dozen gas sensors and several prototype gas detection instruments. Dr. Jolson invented the lithium-silver oxide battery and commercialized improved lithium-iodine and thermally activated batteries. He developed an OSHA compliant laboratory safety program and MSDSs. From 1985 – 1988, Dr. Jolson set up and operated a facility to produce specialty batteries.
Dr. Jolson has ten U.S. Patents, 13 publications, and 21 presentations. He has a Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry from the State University of New York at Buffalo. He started his industrial career as a senior battery R&D scientist at MSA.