While our business is parking, transportation, and moving violations software, our goals focus on improving operations, building relationships, and enabling organizations and the people they serve with simpler, easier, and more helpful solutions.
Who is gtechna?
gtechna began as a small, high-tech start-up founded in 1992. Since then, it’s become an award-winning enterprise software provider with a premier product line that’s quickly becoming one of the most adopted citation software solutions in North America.
We believe that building relationships is key to everything we do. That’s why our team of friendly, highly-trained, and experienced professionals are dedicated to understanding clients first, then use their expertise and insight into global trends to build world-class software solutions for parking, code enforcement, transportation, and public safety organizations.
Vice-President of gtechna since 2010, Michel Guay has worked in the Information Technology industry for more than 25 years—the first 20 of which include large companies such as Westinghouse, Lockheed Martin, and Harris. Mr. Guay has also resided as President and CEO of Wavesat and RadioIP, where he was responsible for strategic positioning and growth. Michel’s leadership and knowledge of the industry continues to enable gtechna to improve the positioning and marketing of its products and bring the company to new heights. Michel holds a Bachelor of Engineering from the ETS, Université du Québec and an MBA from Concordia University and is also a member of the board of directors of three organizations which recognize companies for excellence in information technology and innovation: Techno Montreal ADRIQ and Prompt.
Mike Bourre is an Electronics and Instrumentation Technologies expert with more than 30 years of experience working for companies like Telco’s, cellular providers, and software companies like Computer Aided Dispatch, Outage Management, VPN—and now eCitation. Mike’s success can be tied to bridging the gap between technology and specific business needs. He has a proven track record of building strong customer and business relationships that generate revenue and stimulate long-term company growth and stability. Mike is a team leader with practical experience in a variety of high technology business ventures, across a number of discrete verticals that span a global market.
David Alvarez holds a bachelor’s degree in computer sciences and a master’s degree in information technology. Fluent in three languages, French, English, and Spanish, David started his career 20 years ago in Mexico City, Mexico working as a Database Analyst designing stored procedures, triggers, views, analyzing information and creating appropriate database structures. Two years later, he transitioned into a leadership role as a Project Manager. This role allowed him to refine his skills in functional and technical aspects working with the toolset used by the RIO (Regulatory Integration Office) for the Latin America Region. In 2013, David brought 13 years of project management success to a Senior Project Manager position at gtechna. Now as Director, Customer Success, a newly created role, he will be partnering with customers to reinvest in their roadmap by delivering long-term strategy, operation evolution and innovation to meet current and future needs throughout North America.
Mitesh has spent the last 16 years lending his insights and expertise in the software industry working with government agencies and multinational technology brands like TiVo, Virgin Media, Walmart and Broadcom. During that time he got hands-on experience with complex enterprise products and various development strategies. With an academic background and experience in software engineering, he is also pursuing an MBA in production management. In the past few years as Product Line Manager for the gtechna product suite, Mitesh has worked with several cities, government authorities, and municipalities to successfully implement new digital residential parking and automated camera license plate recognition programs across U.S, Canada & Australia.
With a Master’s degree in project management, Jolyanne also has a degree in computer science, multimedia creation, and leadership. She devoted her early career to the cultural field where she developed her skills with diverse clientele on large-scale projects. With the Society for Technological Arts, she led the deployment of the Open Scenes network, a network of trendy performance venues that aims to establish links between urban and rural spaces to create artistic works in telepresence. With her expertise in innovative technological projects, she joined gtechna in 2018 as Project Manager. Now Director of Professional Services, she leads a team of specialists dedicated to the implementation of our technologies. Understanding the reality of our customers and finding how to meet their needs is at the heart of the concerns of this dynamic team.
James obtained his bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, focusing on embedded circuits, whilst working in the power distribution industry at ABB, located in Sydney, Australia. Working as a Project Engineer exposed him to medium to large-scale clients, in both the public and private sectors, in a technical design and project management capacity. After 8 years at ABB, he left Australia and found a new home in Montreal, Canada, where he began working for gtechna as a Project Manager. In his 7 years at gtechna, James progressed through Project Management, Business Analyst, and Product Management roles and has taken on the new challenge of leading the development team with the aim of increasing throughput, improving quality, and keeping gtechna at the cutting edge of parking enforcement technologies and solutions.