Harvey Parisien

Parisien brings over 30 years experience across all aspects of business development and managing within the bounds of the Canadian Government Controlled Goods Registration Program (CGRP) and International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITARs). He has extensive experience at establishing strategic and tactical business partnering and teaming arrangements, and tailored business relationships ultimately focused on optimizing customer and shareholder value. Parisien is also the founder of XINT Corporation, a company that together with EW Solutions Ltd in England, provide the Open Source Threat Database (OSTD). The OSTD provides real time live threat intelligence and technical data on Improvised Explosive Devices (IED), Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), and other such threats. The OSTD is a key resource for many allied Intelligence organizations all around the world.

James Rose
Vice President, Electronic Warfare Systems

James joined the Herzberg Institute of Astrophysics in 1978, part of the National Research Council of Canada, where he was involved with the Algonquin Radio Telescope in various capacities associated with the development of low noise receivers, spectrometers and precision control systems. In 1987 he joined Canadian Astronautics where he was involved with early concept Radar Threat Simulators used in EW testing and training. In 1992, he joined Excalibur Systems as Director of Programs to support the development of next generation Radar Threat Simulators as well as virtual training simulator systems. When Excalibur was acquired by DRS Technologies in 2003, he was promoted to Vice President and General Manager of DRS EW and Network Systems Canada, a business focused on advanced laboratory and Range simulation systems. James joined Ultra Electronics TCS in 2009 as General Manager of the ULTRA TCS EW business that focused on the development of advanced ELINT and ESM systems as well as multi-domain EW system integration. Upon the sale of the EW business to Telemus Systems Inc. in 2020, James became President of Telemus and supported the company's development of advanced airborne and land based ELINT and ESM systems. James brings a wealth of experience across many EW domains along with extensive program management and company management experience.

Patrick D.R. Crandell CD BA psc Colonel CF (Retd) Vice President, Intelligence and Security Programs

Pat has over 36 years experience in Intelligence and Security at the tactical, operational, and strategic levels. He has extensive inter-departmental, inter-agency, and international experience. His military experience ranges from criminal investigation, to intelligence collection and collection management, to single and all source intelligence analysis, to planning and doctrine development, and to project and senior management (Deputy Director of a Major vice major Crown Project, Director Intelligence Operations and extended periods as the Acting Director General Intelligence).

In the private sector he has worked in business and training development. In the latter capacity he designed and developed training for unmanned aerial vehicle sensor operators, and specialized intelligence/security training for law enforcement and government organizations. He also authored doctrinal studies for the CF and long term threat assessments in support of specialized engineering studies for Defence Research Canada.

David Clemis CD MBA CTDP
Major CF (Retd)
Vice President, Training and Development

David has worked over 40 years, both in the military and federal public service, in the fields of security and counter intelligence. He was the first information technology officer in the Canadian Force and spent several years as a liaison and project officer with the US DoD and other agencies in developing information technology security doctrine and countermeasures. As the Deputy Commandant of the Canadian Forces School of Intelligence and Security, he established the first cadre of professional investigators and analysts in computer-related crime and security. He worked on the first multi-level security system established in National Defence. He was instrumental in the development of national-level strategies for secure networks, first as the Chief of Computing Security for Revenue Canada and then as senior technology advisor to the Department of Communications. He has spent the last five years providing both classroom and on-line learning to Commissionaires Ottawa. As an independent contractor, he has provided threat assessments and security risk analysis to federal departments and agencies. He has spent the past ten years working with the United Nations International Telecommunication Union on the development of standardized communications protocols in both electronic business exchanges as well as e-learning networks. He has a Bachelors degree in Psychology with a minor in computing technologies as well as a Masters of Business Administration.