Cybereco welcomes Jose M. Fernandez as Director of Innovation

Cybereco is pleased to welcome a new team member, Jose M. Fernandez, P.Eng. and Ph.D., who joins Cybereco as Director of Innovation.

With over 20 years of experience in innovation and research in the field of cybersecurity and his extensive network, Mr Fernandez will contribute to the development of the ecosystem.  His arrival will strengthen the Cybereco team in its mission to raise the profile of the cyber sector in Quebec and Canada and to contribute to the sector’s efforts to recruit and train talent in cybersecurity.

José M. Fernandez, Eng., Ph.D., is a recognized world-class expert and innovator in cybersecurity.  He has been involved in a half-dozen startups in the cybersecurity, telecommunications and information technology domains, in roles ranging from co-founder to technical advisor and member of the advisory board.  He has also served as member of the board of several national and international sectorial organizations in cybersecurity.  A professor and researcher for almost 20 years, he has conducted and published scientific research in cybersecurity of critical infrastructure (aviation, road traffic networks, electrical networks, etc.), cybercrime, cyber conflicts and privacy protection.  Dr. Fernandez holds two B.Sc. in Mathematics and in Computer Engineering from MIT, a Master’s in Cryptography from the University of Toronto and a Ph.D. in Quantum Computing from the Université de Montréal.