Prior to starting Technology Due Diligence Inc in the fall of 2001, Brian was Director and Resource Council Chair
at a Nortel Networks division where he had operational responsibility for over 200 people. With over 22 years of
telecom grade technology and product R&D experience behind him, Brian brings a considerable amount of hands-on
capability to the job of organizational leadership and development. In his current technology consulting business,
Brian serves both investors and private technology enterprises, using a high-level systematic approach to technology
Brian’s career has taken him from carrier grade switching product development (DMS100 ™, CCS7, ISDN) to enterprise
and wireless products and terminals (Vista ™ / PowerTouch ™). As product development prime he managed a full set of
technologies and disciplines including hardware, software, ASIC, signal processing, industrial and mechanical
design, user interface and customer documentation, and regulatory compliance to name a few. In addition he has
led teams responsible for IP telephony services infrastructure and network infrastructure security. He has managed
global R&D teams distributed across continental Europe, UK, US, and Canada, and has enjoyed consistently high
employee satisfaction and retention. His leadership has promoted patent and intellectual property generation as
well as earned him recognition in the form of a President’s award for Innovation and an Award of Excellence.
Brian Parisien holds Bachelor of Applied Science and Master of Applied Science degrees
in Electrical Engineering from the University of Ottawa, and is a registered professional engineer in the province of Ontario.
Nabil has built over 22 years of experience in Bell Northern Research and Nortel Networks as well as at
Vistar Telecommunications Inc in Ottawa. He has held a variety of senior management positions in product and
systems development. His experiences include high-speed carrier data networks, wireless data, satellite
communications, embedded software development and optical backbone maintenance. His more recent roles include
Director of Product Operations, and Development Prime for the High Speed Program for Carrier Data Networks.
Nabil has a well-rounded telecommunications experience and a proven track record in product development,
product operations, project management, customer interface, and team building.
Nabil Alexan holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical) with a major in Computers and Communication
from McGill University in Montreal, and is a registered professional engineer in the province of Ontario.