Bertrand de Brosses

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Title: Industry Owner Representative

Company: SEGULA Technologies

Location: Fontenay-Le-Fleury, France

Bertrand de Brosses embodies a unique presence in the French business world. While most people hold a single specialty, like technician or manager, Mr. de Brosses is both a businessman and a technical expert with more than two decades of experience. He can handle both the technical aspects of a job and the human aspects, and his multifaceted abilities have proven useful throughout his career.

After developing an interest in engineering, Mr. de Brosses went on to earn a Master’s Degree in Engineering from Ecole Centrale Paris in 1990. As industry owner representative at SEGULA Technologies, an engineering and consulting company, he is responsible for designing projects, executing contracts, developing navigation systems, maintaining profitability, and improving reliability for any aspect of the subcontractors. Prior to his position at SEGULA, Mr. de Brosses worked for Zodiac Aerospace and Sagem, a subsidiary of Safran, a French aircraft engineering company. Read the rest of this entry »


Constance Nash

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Constance Nash

Title: Founding Partner, President

Company: VSL LTD

Location: London, UK

Constance Nash recently established an amalgamated firm through an invitation by the British government to cultivate her assets under their protective umbrella, in order to provide jobs and revenue to the U.K. with their new inward investment project. Her work has been deemed a foundation for the “Mobile Wave.” Ms. Nash Optimized Data Transmission System and Method’s inventions in Partitioning and Slice, plus software and coding is the foundation to the Mobile Wave starting in 2001, and continuing with non-obsolete data transmission technology for reducing all data to transmit via the narrow bandwidth of the Internet: Hers is the foundation of the Technology pyramid, and hers is still growing with her own innovations and new inventions. Her tier 1 law firm in entertainment and technology informed her that her and Alex’s solution to transmitting data through the Internet was a solution they called The Holy Grail, worth $50 billion in 2001: IF she could write a patent and IF she could make the Software. “That there was an international race to find the solution to reducing data to transmit low bit rate, non-buffering, problematic LOSSY AND LOSSLESS data: lossless means no loss of data being sent. But, her inventions only transmitted three percent of the received data, and yet there is no lost data: VSL’s are lossless. She co-prosecuted Australia, and all patents by flying to each patent law firm to teach the invention, so it could be protected.

Ms. Nash fought for its and her own rights, but patents was just the tip of the iceberg of the VSL in development achievement; software was and is brilliant. It is the key to the bundle of assets value. The applications she came up with, such as an image chipset inside a surveillance systems camera, when all security system cameras had external cables, changed how surveillance succeeds. That invention was not for a bandwidth transit usage on just the Internet. It proved the broad usage of the inventions themselves. “Film used to be delivered in a can, which was sent in costly film strips to theatres,” she said, recently. Today, movies can be sent digitally, to equipment she envisioned years ago. She wrote of this in her White Paper too, and showed the concept and the patent to Universal. Read the rest of this entry »

Richard Pesserl

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pesserl-richard-2135131Title: Sales Team Manager

Company: Robert Bosch LLC

Location: Farmington Hills, MI, United States

With a career in automotive solutions and technology for more than 25 years, Richard Pesserl is a trusted named in the industry. Proficient at acquiring new sales, managing projects, planning products, negotiating long-term contracts and international business, he is an asset to the team of Robert Bosch LLC as a sales team manager. His position also includes forecasting, pricing strategy, leading international cross-functional teams, sales and management. Mr. Pesserl possesses highly valuable extensive sales and management skills in highly sophisticated sensors, electronic, mechanical and hydraulic components focused in automotive and truck OEM. In his line of work, he provides many services to high-end clients, spearheading a sales team to produce the Bombardier Spyder and with niche customers on autonomous driving. Read the rest of this entry »

Terrence L. Maxfield

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Title: Chief Executive Officer

Company: Knight Management Service

Location: Abbotsford, BC, Canada

Demonstrating more than 35 years of industry know-how, Terrence Maxfield dedicates his proficiency in management services with his latest venture, Knight Management Service. To fulfill clients’ goals, Mr. Maxfield oversees company management and business development, as well as the in-house training for managers. Part of his role as CEO is to manage maintenance turnaround and industrial construction projects. Mr. Maxfield has also developed a project management system that ensures management efficiency.

Mr. Maxfield prepared for this career by earning a Bachelor of Science in business management from Simon Fraser University. He also attended the British Columbia Institute of Technology. He is also proficient at welding, steam-fitting and mechanical technology. KMS specializes in business development services for industrial areas such as oil and gas, paper, pulp and cement. His hard work and diligence have helped him build a successful business and professional career. He intends to continue developing his business and providing the services demanded by clients. Read the rest of this entry »

Paul Gauci

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Gauci, Paul 2064915Title: Managing Director

Company: Globalnet Systems Ltd

Location: Westerham, United Kingdom

Specialized in network design and information technology and services, Paul Gauci has honed his skills with a career spanning more than 20 years. Opening the doors to his company Globalnet Systems Ltd in 2007, Mr. Gauci fulfills the promises made for clients with network infrastructure design services concerning fiber and copper installation. As the managing director, Mr. Gauci organizes his personnel and develops clientele and business. He employs a team of highly qualified network cable, AV and electrical installers. As a luminary in the engineering field, Mr. Gauci has created a top-notch work environment with a variety of products and services. Read the rest of this entry »

Sylvain Castel

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Castel, Sylvain 2065326Title: Chief Executive Officer

Company: Swadmap

Location: Asnières-Sur-Seine, France

Launching the company in late 2015, Sylvain Castel looks forward to the potential of his company Swadmap. Mr. Castel describes the revolutionary concept of Swadmap as a search engine for the Third Industrial Revolution. Bringing his clear communication skills, ability to strategize, apply and develop contacts. In addition, Mr. Castel works with lawyers and financial experts. With his decade of experience in the advertising industry, Mr. Castel is comfortable in multiple settings, including B2B, B2C and nonprofit organizations.

Mr. Castel attributes his success largely to his education. He started by taking coursework in management, finance, law and communications from the Université Paris-Dauphine and Sorbonne University. He continued at the University of Paris to take coursework in science, humanities and social sciences. He also earned a master’s degree in communication strategies from CESLA Paris. In 2015, Mr. Castel was the recipient of the Gold Prize for an advertising campaign from TOPCOM. Read the rest of this entry »

Massimo Guidetto

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Guidetto, Massimo 1835124.JPGTitle: Engineer

Company: CustoM 2.0 SRL

Location: Torino, Italy

Ever since Mr. Guidetto began working in the manufacturing industry, he has enjoyed a varied career that has continually challenged him to create innovative solutions in the technology sector. He ultimately chose to pursue this career path because he found the work to be very interesting and a natural fit for him. Upon completing studies in electronic engineering and automation technology at Politecnico di Torino in 1991, Mr. Guidetto began testing machinery for a manufacturing company. Since then, he has continued to draw upon his own intelligence and determination to forge ahead in this competitive field. Read the rest of this entry »

Denis Roy

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Title: President

Company: RDG2 Technologies Inc.

Location: St.-Jean-Sur-Richelieu, QC, Canada

Denis Roy, president of RDG2 Technologies Inc., draws on more than 30 years of experience in systems and software engineering for the successful management of RDG2 Technologies Inc. He founded the company back in 2011, after previous experience at businesses such as CRIM, YORTAR Systems, Canadian Applied Software Engineering Centre and Paramax Electronics/Lockheed Martin. RDG2 Technologies, a research and development company, aims to contribute to the development and adoption of technologies for a better world. The company is dedicated to the integration, valorization and commercialization of various technologies. RDG2 also offers telecommunication and consulting services, which are regularly utilized by the National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces, along with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. Mr. Roy, an expert in program analysis and recovery, is responsible for developing strategies for the business. Read the rest of this entry »

Harry A. Redstone, P.Eng.

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Redstone, Harry 1938610Title: Engineer

Company: Independent Engineer

Location: Collingwood, ON, Canada

Harry A. Redstone, P.Eng., an independent engineer, offers consultancy, maintenance and technical services for clients in the mass transit industry. Drawing on more than 50 years of expertise in project management, Mr. Redstone specializes in overseeing the construction of dams, bridges, subways and mass-transit projects on both a national and international scale. He has been involved in projects all over the world, including North America, Europe, the Middle East and the Far East. For the past eight years, Mr. Redstone has partnered with his wife, to whom he credits his success, to provide independent contracting. He attests that the most rewarding aspect of his career is guiding associates in the design and implementation of difficult projects, and seeing how those projects complement the surrounding area.

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Bjorn A. Mattsson

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Mattsson, Bjorn 1903123Title: Global Senior Director, Supplier Quality Management

Company: Volvo Car Group

Location: Göteborg, Sweden




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Dave Food

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Title: Strategy Director

Company: Prophetic Technologies

Location: Egham, United Kingdom

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Patrick F. Lemire

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Company: Pi2 Technologies

Location: Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Patrick F. Lemire has 15 years of professional experience, with three years as president of Pi2 Technologies, where he specializes in customer relations and solutions management. Each day, he is responsible for overseeing manufacturing operations, dealing with suppliers and interacting with salespeople. Read the rest of this entry »

Dr. Franco Pittoni, Mechanical Engineer

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Title: Technical Director of Planning and Project Controls

Company: Parsons Brinckerhoff

Location: London, United Kingdom

Dr. Franco Pittoni serves as the Technical Director of Planning and Project Controls for Parsons Brinckerhoff, a leading global consulting firm which specializes in the construction, development and design of infrastructure projects services. Read the rest of this entry »

Barbara Blackett

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Barbara BlackettTitle: Lead Consultant

Company: Barbara Blackett Consulting

Location: Stoney Creek, ON, Canada

Barbara Blackett works directly with all accounting and financial clients, ensuring consistently accurate and timely reporting and filing. She has worked in this industry for more than 20 years and has serviced small, medium and large clients across many industries. Read the rest of this entry »

Jose Maria Ribot Barroso

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Jose Maria Ribot Barroso 1786857Title: Chief Executive Officer

Company: Metallurgic Solutions S.A. de C.V.

Location: Mexico

Jose Maria Ribot Barroso has 15 years of experience in the technology industry and assumed his current role with Metallurgic Solutions S.A. de C.V., a carbon steel cladding company that offers nano composite powders and high technology services for the oil and gas industries, in 2013. A well-respected manager and visionary, Mr. Ribot Barroso is responsible for overseeing daily business operations, looking at different locations for their plan, and creating business solutions.

Although highly accomplished, Mr. Ribot Barroso’s biggest achievement in his career is not a price, is not a big sale, is not a big contract, but the capacity to understand that no matter how difficult things can get, he is able to keep moving toward his goals. He feels rewarded when he knows that he is fulfilling his life’s purpose and doing exactly what he loves. Read the rest of this entry »

Mike Simpson

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LogoTitle: Chief Executive Officer

Company: IntriCAT

Location: South Africa

Since March 2013, Mike Simpson has been serving as the CEO of IntriCAT, a software company for the medical profession that takes the best medical software in world and puts it together in unique way to facilitate better health care in South Africa. The software the company develops makes it possible to move medical images from one point to another and enables easy data retrieval and secure sharing for all in the health care field.

Mr. Simpson is always looking at new ways of doing things and enjoys drawing on his past experience and strong skill set to help develop companies. He started his career in finance and gained experience in creating solutions for business problems. Mr. Simpson has also worked with various startup companies from concept to the launch, including selling off to liquidation. He likes to associate himself with innovative companies that will benefit others, which is why he is so excited about IntriCAT. Read the rest of this entry »

Richard Smith

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LogoTitle: Military Analyst II

Company: Applied Systems Technology

Location: Barstow, CA, United States

An analytical thinker and expert problem solver, Richard A. Smith has dedicated more than 50 years of service to working on military analysis. His is recognized for his ability to replicate fire support activities and draws on his strong skill set to drive the success of Applied Systems Technology, a software development company that offers management consultation and software development for the staffing industry.

Mr. Smith served his country for 22 years as an active duty electronics specialist. He retired as an E8 master sergeant, and made the decision to continue in the software industry. Mr. Smith worked for various contractors and was a government service employee before he joined Applied Systems Technology seven years ago. In his current capacity, Mr. Smith trains groups of military professionals, reports on battle scenarios, performs military analyses, and manages indirect fire missions. Read the rest of this entry »

Vivian Buttle

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Vivian Buttle 1717620Title: Enterprise Solutions Director

Company: Mazik Global

Location: Helderkruin, South Africa

A qualified financial consultant with 15 years of experience, Vivian Karen Buttle is a recognized leader in the software and technology industries. She currently serves as the enterprise solutions director, a software and enterprise solutions company, where she oversees sales and marketing within the organization, and manages business development. She also develops the company’s brand and gains exposure for Mazik Global’s products and services.

Ms. Buttle has had the opportunity to work with some of the top technology companies around the world. Before joining Mazik Global, she worked for Microsoft South Africa’s dynamics division where she focused on dynamics ERP. She worked at Microsoft for seven years and held various roles that helped her become an expert in building lasting relationships. She worked in systems, project management, and sales/marketing. Ms. Buttle also became a certified solutions sales specialist for Microsoft Dynamics ERP. Read the rest of this entry »

Andreas Frirdich

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Andreas Frirdich 1653142Title: Chief Executive Officer

Company: dekoGraphics GmbH

Location: Rauenberg, Germany

Since 1993, Andreas Frirdich has been running dekoGraphics GmbH, a technology transfer and processing company that sells heat transferable embellishments and works with the sporting goods industry. The company’s mission is to always provide clients with the highest level of quality and service and assist them in finding the best individuals solutions.

Mr. Frirdich started in the industry 25 years ago and progressed to the point where he could own his own company. He built the business with correct foresight of the portfolio the market requires, and has watched his company gain a stellar reputation for its services on an international level. Read the rest of this entry »