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Optosecurity Inc.

Optosecurity sells a unique patented software solution that drastically reduces security checkpoint costs, headcount and wait time.

  • Stage $1M in TTM Revenue
  • Industry Software
  • Location Quebec, QC, Canada
  • Currency CAD
  • Founded March 2004
  • Employees 35
  • Website optosecurity.com

Company Summary

Initially focused on threat detection in airports (a regulated market), Optosecurity is leveraging unique Intellectual Property to create a new unregulated market: improving productivity and reducing headcount at security checkpoints. The company is currently deploying its product in 2 leading airports in Europe and has signed OEM agreements with the two largest equipment vendors in the field.

Team

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    Eric Bergeron
    President and CEO

    Eric Bergeron brings more than 20 years of global international management experience in high-tech industries, including business development, sales, technology and finance. Prior to starting Optosecurity in 2003, he worked for Venture Capital fund Innovatech Quebec, as well as for US-headquartered Invertix Corporation, a leading provider of wireless infrastructure software, where he served as VP and General Manager of its European division in Th

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    Timothy Mathews
    VP - Sales, Marketing and Business Development

    Timothy Mathews brings more than 15 years experience in sales, marketing, business development, product management, and general management for global high-tech companies. Prior to joining Optosecurity, he worked for Symetrica Inc., a leading radiation detection technology company as Vice President of the U.S. operations. Previously, he was Global General Manager of the Government and Military Business for GE Security, where he had P&L responsibil

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    Dan Gudmundson
    Chief Technology Officer

    Dan Gudmundson brings over twenty years of high technology management and design experience to the team. He holds over 40 patents in the area of signal and image processing and computer processor architectures. Mr. Gudmundson has assembled and guided design groups that have developed market-leading products with LSI Logic, ATI Technologies, Matrox Graphics, Leitch Technologies and Cirrus Logic. He brings a unique perspective to the company with l

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    Luc Perron
    VP - Product Management

    Mr. Perron brings near 30 years of various management experience at Optosecurity. He started his career as an Aerospace Engineer in the Canadian Armed Forces and retired with the rank of Major after 20 years of service. During his military career, he occupied several management positions related to the field of software engineering or imaging, including the direction of a Digital Image Processing laboratory for the Military Intelligence in Ottawa

Advisors

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    Norton Rose for regular Law, Smart & Biggar for Patents
    Lawyer
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    PricewaterhouseCoopers
    Accountant
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Previous Investors

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    BDC Capital
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    Numerous angel investors
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