intelliFLEX Board of Directors
Building a stronger alliance
Chair of the Board
Business Development - Memtronik Innovations
Howard Campbell is a Sales professional with over 40 years of sales, management and consulting experience. His high technology sector focus under Howard W. Campbell Consultant Corp. has been on semiconductors and printed electronics. Howard led teams in Canada and Internationally, and his current role includes building business for intelliFLEX members Antennaprise, C-MAC Microcircuits (PCBA), and printed electronics for Memtronik Innovation. He has worked with Cisco, Drexelbrook Eng’g, DuPont, Environment Canada, Lattice Semiconductor, NTK Semiconductor, Siemens, and STMicroelectronics. Howard is a graduate of both the University of Ottawa and Queen's University and is based in Ottawa.
CEO, Co-founder of Voltera | UW Mechatronics
Voltera: Building hardware sucks! It takes way too much time and money to go from an idea in your head to a prototype in your hands (let alone a manufacturable product). We’re helping people Build Hardware Faster. Our current tools can be found in hardware businesses, schools, and research facilities in 60+ countries.
Ahead of the Curve Group
Christina has over 20 years experience in packaging innovation project management as a former global packaging capability specialist for one of the world’s largest Consumer Package Goods companies. She has applied her expertise to develop strategic partnerships and technology innovation capability that can be applied globally across categories and customer channels. Christina is recognized as a thought leader in the packaging industry for smart packaging opportunities and applications for CPG and retail channels. She previously Co-Chaired the IntelliPACK
Smart Packaging Leadership Council, a partnership between IntelliFLEX and PAC. Her unique combined experience is driven by a passion and focus for performance proven, sustainable solutions. In 2018, Christina Co-founded Ahead of the Curve Group focused on innovative and progressive packaging solutions that Drive Performance in a Connected World.
STMicroelectronics (Canada) Inc., Eastern Canada Sales Manager
John is a semiconductor sales professional with +20 yrs. experience. He has built and currently manages one of the top performing sales teams for STMicroelectronics, based in Eastern Canada.
John began his career as an electronics design engineer in the automotive industry working for TRW, Magna and Omron. From there he moved into a sales role spending his time as a field applications engineer at Philips and then as field sales engineer representing a variety of companies before moving to STMicroelectronics, a global semiconductor leader. John is a graduate from Ryerson.
Michelle Chrétien, BSc, PhD
Director, Centre for Advanced Manufacturing and Design Technologies (CAMDT)
Faculty of Applied Science and Technology
Michelle Chrétien joined the Xerox Research Centre of Canada (XRCC) in 2007 is currently Program Manager for Strategic Research as well as the Product Manager for Electronic Materials. Michelle leads a multi-disciplinary team of chemists, materials scientists, and physicists working on both fundamental and applied problems in materials science. Her group tackles challenges such as developing new materials and processes for 3D printing and printed/flexible electronics. Michelle received her BSc in Chemistry from Dalhousie University and PhD from the University of Ottawa for work in photochemistry and photophysics. Prior to joining XRCC, Michelle was an NSERC Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Centre for Biological Applications of Mass Spectrometry in Montréal.
Vice-President Sales and Business Development, Varitron
Patrice is an ex-officio intelliFLEX board member. He is a results-driven executive with more than 17 years of experience in the industry. He worked previously with CMC Electronics and Ultra Electronics, and he has solid experience in technology transfer and military applications. Patrice has IPC Class 3 training and is an active IPC and SMTA member. Patrice’s former positions (business unit manager, director of operations, supply chain manager and others) have enabled him to build an extensive understanding of how to align Varitron’s manufacturing and supply-chain strategies with customers’ needs.
CEO, MW Canada
The Berger family founded MW Canada, a vertically integrated textile mill, in 1963. Bob is the third generation at the helm. A graduate of the Philadelphia School of Textiles, he is continuously searching for processes and equipment that provide new products to his customers. MW Canada sees a lot of business potential in fabrics, window coverings and other textiles that, for example, harvest energy, monitor environmental conditions and track human health.
Neuronic Works Inc.
Titu Botos is NeuronicWorks’ co-founder and VP of Engineering. With over 25 years of experience in analysis, design, testing and debugging both analog and digital systems, Titu is one of the driving forces of the company’s engineering department. His experience includes a variety of electronic fields, from industrial environments to space applications, from instrumentation to control, from ultra-low-power (uW) to high-power (KW) systems. He has deep practical knowledge and extensive experience across multiple technical areas and he is always interested in the new and emerging technologies. Titu holds a Ph.D. in Mobile Robots Guidance, a Master of Science in Instrumentation of Electronic Measurements field and a Bachelor of Science in Electronics Engineering.