Navigating Today’s Technical Landscape
The road to solving technical problems is difficult to navigate and fraught with perils. These are our drivers, who have proven themselves capable of steering organizations towards success.
Bruce Levis Co-founder & Managing Partner
Bruce has over twenty-five years of experience in operations, marketing, and selling technical solutions to the public sector. He possesses a deep understanding of public sector contracting in the areas of hardware, managed services, software, and professional services.
Gregory Natran Partner, Information Management Practice
With almost twenty years of experience in the areas of public sector enterprise digital service delivery, identity management, and content management, Gregory is well-equipped to handle a wide range of customer needs. Much of his practice is focused in the field of government service, and he is currently the main contributor to the Digital Identity and Access Council of Canada’s (DIACC) standard for defining a “verified organization.”
Michael Baran Partner, Defence and Aerospace Practice
With over 15 years of involvement in military development, deployment and the support of digital command and control (C2) systems, Michael brings a wealth of knowledge and experience of the Canadian defence and security infrastructure. Prior to joining Becker-Carroll, Michael was heavily involved in cyber capital projects within the Department of National Defence (DND). He holds a deep understanding of the processes involved in capital procurement as well as the implementation of joint programmes, coupled with excellent project management skills and a diverse network within the field.
David Bissessar Partner, Chief Scientist, Emerging Technologies Practice
David is Chief Scientist at Becker-Carroll and is a cryptographer with almost thirty years of experience internationally. After exiting a successful Chinese startup where he was a foundational member, David spent 7 years providing expert advice in digital identity, biometrics, privacy/cryptography, and artificial intelligence for the Canada Border Service Agency in support of their next-generation point-of-entry processing systems. He is a known thought-leader in the blockchain community and is a participant on Hyperledger Project Ursa (a shared cryptography library for the Hyperledger project family).
George Watt Partner, Strategy and Innovation Practice
A transformative leader, George has spearheaded initiatives that have enabled businesses and global enterprises to address complex technology problems, deliver new business benefits, and drive millions of dollars in savings and productivity gains. He has delivered innovations of his own such as a knowledge base for a neural network-based predictive performance management solution, one of the earliest private clouds (2005), and a lightweight event management agent. As VP of Strategy for a multi-billion dollar technology company he was responsible for global scientific research, worldwide innovation initiatives, and the design and operation of an innovative accelerator program. George is co-author of "The Innovative CIO" and "Lean Entrepreneurship".