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Shyam Gupta

Shyam joined Yaletown in 2017, and is the firm’s Montreal-based partner. Shyam is a successful entrepreneur with more than 40 years experience in research, operation management and business development in the high-tech industry. Shyam co-founded SDP Telecom Inc. and led the company for more than 15 years until SDP was acquired in 2014 by Molex LLC, a subsidiary of Koch Industries. Shyam then co-founded Somel Investments, leading private financing in and serving as a director for five high-tech, emerging growth companies in Quebec. Shyam is the recipient of numerous awards for his entrepreneurial success, including the Deloitte Technology Fast 50, the Technology Fast 500 in North America for two consecutive years, and the Quebec Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of The Year Award in 2009.

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Vijay Dube

Mr. Dube is a serial entrepreneur, having founded and grown many successful technology companies in North America and Europe. His executive level management experience spans a broad range of technologies including semiconductors, embedded security, wireless, imaging, video, robotics & machine vision. Most recently, Mr. Dube was President & CEO of Elliptic Technologies which was acquired by Synopsys (NASDAQ:SNPS). He has also been founder or held executive roles at Wavesat (broadband wireless), Atsana (mobile imaging) and DIPIX (imaging instruments for bio-medical imaging and machine vision). He also serves on the Board of several technology companies, and has played an active role in mentoring and advising CEO’s of startups. Mr. Dube holds a degree in Systems Design Engineering from University of Waterloo.

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Simon Chaput

Simon Chaput is the founder and CEO of Boréas Technologies. While pursuing his Ph.D. at Harvard University between 2013 to 2017, he invented a new technology to enable the use of piezoelectric actuators while using a very small amount of energy. After realizing the commercial potential of the technology, he negotiated a license for the technology from Harvard University and then assembled the key pieces to launch Boréas Technologies. In 2016, he was a finalist at the MassChallenge, a leading startup accelerator in the United States. Since then, Mr. Chaput attracted an experienced team and raised the funding required to commercialize the technology. Under his leadership, Boréas Technologies was able to develop relationships with major OEMs and make fast progress toward the release of a first product. Mr. Chaput holds a B.Eng (2011) and a M.A.Sc. (2013) from Université de Sherbrooke.

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Remi Meingan

Rémi Meingan is Director of Business Development at Boréas Technologies. He brings 38 years of experiences in the Semiconductor Industry. Rémi began his career in 1980 at Philips in France as Product Engineer of Bipolar CML Devices. In 1982, he joined Mitel Semiconductor in Canada. Initially in the manufacturing group, he then moved to the Product Development group with responsibility of Analog CMOS devices. Since 1989, he led different departments: Product Yield Manager, Product Line Manager (CMOS, CCD, MEMS), Product Development Manager (MEMS, HV-CMOS) at Mitel, DALSA and Teledyne DALSA. Rémi holds an Electrotechnics Degree awarded in France. He also received training related to microelectronics, analog circuit design, charge-coupled device (CCD) and financial business from various North American universities such as École Polytechnique de Montréal and UCLA. Rémi Meingan co-authored many IEEE papers on high voltage integrated circuits and he was a speaker at different Electronics Trade Shows.

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Jean-François Grenon

Jean-François Grenon has over 33 years of experience in the technology sector in the United States, Europe and Canada. He has designed and launched various innovative technical products and services on the global market, created several SMEs and has executed numerous mergers and acquisitions. As the head of Innova Corporation, he took the company public (NASDAQ) in 1997 and merged it with Digital Microwave Corporation in 1998, creating the world’s no 1 supplier of radio links to cellular networks. Jean-François has a degree in electrical engineering from the École Polytechnique and has an MBA from the Harvard Business School.

About Boréas Technologies

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High-voltage, low-power integrated circuits

Boréas Technologies Inc. is a fabless semiconductor company commercializing innovative high-voltage, low-power integrated circuits for consumer and industrial markets.

It was founded in 2016 in Bromont, Québec, Canada by Simon Chaput, a scientist from Harvard University.

Boréas counts on an elite team of design and technology veterans with an average of 20+ years of industrial experience to bring rapidly its technology to market.

Innovation

Innovation

Teamwork

Teamwork

Fun

Fun

"Exploration is the engine that drives innovation. Innovation drives economic growth. So, let's all go exploring."

- Edith Widder

At Boréas, there is no closed doors, no pathways too rough to follow.
Innovation is at the core of the company.
Are you ready to follow the white rabbit?

"Individual commitment to a group effort - that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work."

- Vince Lombardi

At Boréas, teamwork is at the center of everyday work.
The company works as a task force and tackle any problems with the mantra: Leave no man behind.
Are you ready to be part of our amazing team?

"People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing."

- Dale Carnegie

At Boréas, fun is an essential part of the company.
When you have fun, you open yourself to new ideas and you don’t let yourself down when things get rough.
Are you ready to enjoy your work?

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Board of Directors

Shyam Gupta

Shyam Gupta

Vijay Dube

Vijay Dube

Simon Chaput

Simon Chaput

Remi Meingan

Remi Meingan

Jean-François Grenon

Jean-François Grenon

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