Nicolas St-PierreVP, Office of the CTO at Sandvine
In his current role as Vice President of the Office of the CTO at Sandvine, Nicolas reports to the Chief Technology Officer and leads an accomplished worldwide team of senior technologists combining the company's Active Network Intelligence solutions with an outlook on mid to long term technology novel use cases and maintains ongoing customer relationships at CxO levels.
A highly motivated individual, Nicolas has over 20 years of successful large scale network experience in the world's biggest carriers and broadband networks. Having initially built one of Montreal's first successful Internet Service Provider from the ground up, Nicolas put his skill and focus on migrating large national carriers from dial-up infrastructure to broadband through large scale aggregation platforms on early DSLAM/BRAS, CMTS and 2G data platforms.
From 2002, Mr. St-Pierre joined Sandvine in its startup phase as a technical hire to lead the company's Sales Engineering group, and applied technical leadership to the Global sales organization. His contributions included critical traffic management feature development, eventually growing his leadership role to Director of Sales Engineering for the Americas with subject matter expertize in the areas of Deep Packet Inspection (DPI), Traffic policy control and Policy Charging in all types of broadband networks including wired, wireless and satellite technologies.
In 2008, Mr. St-Pierre founded Bering Media Inc and acted as its Chief Technology Officer and Director. In this successful foray into online advertising technology, he led technical development, as well as authored and managed Intellectual Property on the company's core technology which applied technical foresight to implement his vision of a successful, unique, privacy enhanced, hyperlocal advertising technology.
Nicolas is fully bilingual, a seasoned world traveler and currently resides in Mississauga, Ontario.