gtechna Announces New Company CEO, Michel Guay
10 Oct 2010
New CEO Michel Guay to Lead gtechna into Next Growth Phase
Montreal, October 10 2010. gtechna, a leading software developer of mobile solutions to automate law enforcement activities, announced today the appointment of Michel Guay as new President and CEO. Mr. Guay brings over 25 years of international business experience, including an impressive Wireless Telecom background.
He joins gtechna from Radio IP Software, a developer of advanced mobile Virtual Private Network (VPN) solutions. Before that, he was President and CEO of Wavesat, a provider of WiMAX semiconductor for 6 years and led the company to significant International growth during his tenure. Before joining Wavesat, Mr. Guay was at Harris in Paris, France as General Manager and in Montreal in various other strategic positions all involving large International Wireless Telecom programs.
“The growth of the Information Technology industry has spawned new and exciting innovations in the Public Security and Safety sectors,” commented Michel Guay, President and CEO at gtechna. “I’m very excited to join gtechna and I’m looking forward to the challenge of building on past achievements and move forward toward new challenges.”
gtechna is approaching its 20-year benchmark in delivering complete turnkey solutions to automate the enforcement and management of traffic and parking related activities to public security and safety organizations throughout Canada and the U.S. With such outstanding successes as Hydro Quebec, the Montreal Police Service (SPVM) and Washington D.C., DPW, gtechna has increasingly become the standard for excellence in high-end mobile computing.
The Montreal Police have issued over 4 000 000 citations in 2009 alone, using gtechna’s robust software solution for traffic and parking enforcement operations. gtechna also set major precedents in Washington D.C. taking Automated License Plate Recognition (ALPR) to the next level with its unique ALPR solution. The District has been able to effectively manage a sophisticated tri-state enforcement operation using ALPR technology developed and optimized by gtechna. With the most widely used license plate readers in North America, gtechna offers a tried and tested solution that exponentially enhances efficiently and productivity.