Robert T. Rouleau
After starting a career as an RF engineer at the Canadian Marconi Company, Bob became a founding partner of the Presud Group (Canada) and Sofran Corporation in the USA. Specializing in commercial real estate, Presud/Sofran built a $400 million portfolio consisting largely of shopping centers in Canada and the Southeastern USA.
While continuing as a partner in Presud, and returning to his first love, Bob founded Dataradio Inc., a firm specializing in high reliability wireless data communication products. Bob also authored the book “Packet Radio” published in 1981 which outlined and explained the principles of digital wireless communication which are the basis of modern cellular systems. Bob took Dataradio from a two person startup to a segment leading firm with over 200 employees when it was sold to Calamp in 2006. Bob personally designed the communications system used by NASA on the successful 1995 Mars exploration.
Bob is a Board Member of iSentium. He previously served on the board of Canlyte/Genlyte until 2006 when it acquired by Philips; Stelvio Inc., a Montreal based software firm specializing in auto accident claim management.