Noël Dubé has been working as President and CEO of Reflex Photonics since October 2013. Noël was formerly one of the founders and member on the board of directors of R/D Tech Inc. were he held the positon of VP Sales and Business Development.
As Executive President, Mr. Panarello is responsible for creating, planning, implementing, and integrating the strategic direction adopted by Reflex Photonics. He ensure that the organization's leadership maintains constant awareness of the competitive landscape, opportunities for expansion, customer base, markets, and new industry developments and standards.
Brian has been the General Manager of Reflex Photonics since 2008. Over that period of time, he transformed the company from a start-up to a qualified vendor of military-grade components. His vast experience in manufacturing of high reliability products is key to Reflex Photonics success.
Founder, Senior Technology Advisor
Prior to co-founding Reflex Photonics in 2002, Dr. David R. Rolston worked at FCI-Areva for 2 years as senior photonics scientist where he helped commission one of three global R&D research centers in the field of optics and photonics.
While at FCI-Areva's Corporate Research Center he was responsible for the planning and design of several projects into multi-gigabit parallel optical fiber transceivers and fused biconic fiber couplers.nHis secondary fields of interest involve the design, testing, and packaging of VLSI ASICs for high-speed optoelectronic systems. His current responsibilities include the design and testing of optical and optomechanical design assemblies for optical transceivers and hybrid optical IC packaging concepts for chip-to-chip optical interconnections. Dr. Rolston has published numerous papers and holds several US and international patents and patents pending. Dr. David R. Rolston received B.Eng., M.Eng. and Ph.D. degrees all in electrical and computer engineering from McGill University, Canada.
Benoit Reid has over 25 years of product and technology development in the field of photonics. At Reflex Photonics, he is responsible for leading the design engineering team and managing product development from early phase to transfer into production.
Industry Manager – Aerospace & Defense
Gerald Persaud is responsible for overseeing marketing, business development and customer relations for the Aerospace & Defense market. He also manages product development and customer technical support for this market.
Industry Manager – Space.
Guillaume Blanchette has been active at the product management level and the business development level as a Space industry manager for Reflex Photonics since 2017. Over that period, he was instrumental in structuring the radiation-resistant modules portfolio of the company.
Prior to joining Reflex Photonics, he was Product line manager at Electro-Scientific Industries from 2013 to 2017. He has worked for Pyrophotonics lasers inc, Onefive laser GmbH and managed the New wave research laser product line at ESI. Guillaume received a B.Eng in Engineering Physics from École Polytechnique Montréal, Canada. He is a multiple inventor or co-inventor and patents author in the field of laser and electro-optic systems.
V.P. of Sales
Pierre Cardinal is a seasoned business planner with more than 25 years’ experience managing international senior sales executives, building and implementing corporate sales and marketing strategies.