Managerial Experience


Coordinator of the research activities of the IIT-R team in the development of telehealth applications enabled by thrid generation wireless networks. Relations with the Scientific Committee. Negotiations with international partners (Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications). Grant applications

Chief Technology Officer at Pecunia

Director, Optics at VIPswitch, responsible for all optical aspects of the Terabit router (line interfaces, backplane interconnection, WDM evolution), for the optical laboratory and for optical tests

Chairperson and Vice-President of various professional and charitable associations

Project Manager of a team responsible for the selection of a SONET/SDH technology. Chief negotiator with the vendors and with US and European carriers

Director of the Multimedia Applications Development team at ABL Canada (Application Programming Interface, Computer Supported Collaborative Work). Project Management. Hiring and sub-contracting. Research program financing

Scientific Director at ABL Canada for the "Multimedia Telecommunications" project realised in consortium with 8 industrial, commercial and academic partners. ABL develops a video codec board for PCs to be used by the partners. Relationships with the partners. Identification of the market trends. Financial negotiations with the Government

Director of the telecommunications consulting practice of the DMR Group. in Montreal. Support to account managers in Montreal and other DMR offices in Canada and in Europe. Management of a team of 6 consultants and of various task forces in Canada and in Mexico

Responsible for the preparation of a multi-million dollar bid for a system integration project to develop and deliver a turn-key dispatching system to Motorola, a major manufacturer of mobile radio equipment. Negotiations with hardware and software vendors. Financial and contractual negotiations with the manufacturer. The bid was successful