Guide Center

Access to the Guide Center is only for Buddy Badge Users. To enter this page, please log in using your credentials, and you'll be directed to the Guide Center.


About Hygienic Echo

Welcome to Hygienic Echo Inc. (HE), where innovation meets excellence in smart solutions for hand hygiene, infection prevention, and quality of care. We are a rapidly growing company with a visionary approach to improving these essential aspects of health and well-being across various industries, including healthcare, restaurants, schools, universities, hotels, and more.


Mission Statement

At the core of our mission lies a commitment to leveraging advanced technology and scientific rigor to enhance hand hygiene, infection prevention, and the overall quality of care. Our journey is underpinned by years of meticulous research and clinical testing.

Leaders in Licensing & Intellectual Property

Hygienic Echo Inc. proudly holds the exclusive worldwide license for a range of cutting-edge smart solutions, supported by a portfolio of eight granted patents. Founded in 2017 as a Canadian company, we have dedicated ourselves to bringing the results of 18 years of research into infection transmission reduction to various industries around the world.


Proven Results in

Diverse Settings

Our innovative solutions have been rigorously tested and validated through a series of peer-reviewed journal papers. We stand at the forefront of advancing infection prevention practices, enhancing hand hygiene, and improving the quality of care in a wide range of settings.

Join Our Mission

At Hygienic Echo Inc., we are more than just a company; we are dedicated partners in the pursuit of safer environments and improved outcomes. Join us in our mission to elevate hand hygiene, infection prevention, and the quality of life to unprecedented levels of excellence. Together, we can make a meaningful difference in a variety of industries.


Hygienic Echo Team

Geoff Fernie
CEO & President
CM, OOnt, PhD, PEng, CEng, FCAHS, FCAE
Majid Janidarmian
CTO & VP of Engineering
invisible text
Catharine Hancharek
COO & VP of Partnerships
invisible text
Michael Taranovsky
Director Business Development
Simon Rustin
Director Software Engineering
Mohsen Gharakhanlou
Senior Project Manager
Pirashanth Theventhiran
Privacy and Security Specialist
Aniket Dhamgunde
Senior Software Developer
Barry Westhead
Senior Quality Engineer
Sheida Sotoudeh
Senior Graphic Designer

Why Hand Hygiene Matters:

Hand hygiene (HH) is not just a routine practice; it is a critical pillar of infection prevention and a cornerstone of public health. The significance of HH lies in its unparalleled effectiveness in reducing the spread of infections. It's been consistently proven that clean hands can prevent the transmission of a wide range of pathogens.

The importance of HH is magnified by the fact that it's a cost-effective intervention. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), every dollar invested in hand hygiene can yield a remarkable return of up to sixteen dollars. This compelling statistic underscores the economic and public health benefits of prioritizing hand hygiene. It's a simple yet powerful practice that has the potential to save lives, reduce healthcare costs, and improve overall well-being.

In healthcare settings, restaurants, schools, universities, hotels, and virtually every industry, promoting proper hand hygiene is not just a responsibility but a smart investment in health, safety, and prosperity. At Hygienic Echo Inc., we are dedicated to empowering organizations with smart solutions that make hand hygiene more effective and accessible, ultimately contributing to a safer and healthier world for all.