Jean-Charles Phaneuf, President & CEO
Mr. Phaneuf brings over 25 years of experience in the technology industry to QNC. He is a seasoned technology entrepreneur with significant M&A, and corporate finance experience in both the private and public sectors. Recently, he was partner at Oaklins E. Canada, with a business focussed on conducting M&A and corporate finance for technology firms. Additionally, he founded Sobrema and sold the business to iScope. He assumed the leadership CEO position with iScope which operation was later sold to Colet. Earlier, he was a co-founder at UForce which specializes in VoIP, which ultimately sold to 8×8 Inc., where he continued his career as SVP based in Santa Clara, CA. Prior to this, he was VP of Business Venturing at Innovitech, specialized technological consortium management, strategic planning and strategic alliances. He has extensive experience piloting growth, in various stages of technology companies from inception through to maturity. In addition to his entrepreneurial and technology growth experience, Mr. Phaneuf brings a wealth of international business, marketing strategy, and general management experience. Mr. Phaneuf is a graduate of the École Polytechnique de Montréal in Industrial Engineering with specialization in innovation management.
Pierre Miron, CFO
Mr. Miron worked over 25 years in the International audit and financing department of the banking industry, including International Auditor and Administrative Director with Scotia Bank, Banking Manager at TD Bank, Portfolio Manager and Account Director at National Bank and Director Major Account at the Caisse Centrale Desjardins. Mr. Miron has held a bachelor degree in Business Administration from Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales.
Pierre Cardinal, VP Sales and Business Development
Mr. Cardinal is a successful sales and business development executive serving the high-‐tech sector. A seasoned business planner with more than 25 years’ experience managing international senior sales executives, building and implementing corporate sales and marketing strategies. He has worked for leading high-‐tech enterprises selling complex and innovative solutions and services directly or in partnership with Tier 1 integrators/contractors and OEM to leading enterprises in the aerospace, military, transport, telecommunication sectors and government agencies. He holds a Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A.Sc.) from McGill University.
Bertrand Reulet, Technical Advisor
Professor Reulet is a world leader in researching quantum and non-Gaussian noise. He has participated in multiple investigative projects and has developed innovations in experimental design, in particular devices to measure non-Gaussian noise or quantum noise dynamics. He is Canada Excellence Research Chair in Quantum SIgnal Processing at Université de Sherbrooke, director of the Transdisciplinary Institute for Quantum Information and co-director of the International Laboratory on Quantum Circuits and Quantum Materials, in collaboration with the Centre national de la recherche scientifique (CNRS) in France. Before moving to Canada, he was research director at CNRS in the Laboratoire de physique des solides at the Université Paris-Sud XI, France. He has also served as professor at the École Polytechnique, and spent four years at the Department of Applied Physics at Yale University.
Maxime Lemieux, Secretary
Member of McMillan LLP's National Capital Markets and M&A Group, Mr. Lemieux's practice is focused on securities, corporate ﬁnance, and mergers and acquisitions matters. Representing both issuers and investment dealers, Maxime has experience in private and public debt and equity oﬀerings. He has also acted as lead counsel in a number of private and public merger and acquisition transactions and corporate reorganization, as well as a variety of negotiated transactions, including reverse take-over, exempt take-over bids and proxy contests.