Michel Stanier is the Executive Vice-President and General Manager for Teledyne Geospatial. He is responsible for the performance of the organization across 3 commercial business units – Airborne, Terrestrial and Bathymetry – as well as the Defense & Security segment and for diversification and growth into new markets. Michel initially worked at Teledyne Optech from 1992 to 1999 as a Project Scientist and Project Manager. He then led the product development group at MDS Sciex, a leader in analytical equipment for the Pharma and Biotech industry, then served as VP of both R&D and Production for Scican, a Canadian medical technology company that later merged into the Sanavis Group. He was then the VP of Sanavis Group in charge of their largest product division before rejoining Optech in 2012. Michel earned a B.Sc. in Physics from Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France in 1989, an M.Sc. in Physics from the University of Toronto in 1992, and an MBA with Distinction from the University of Western Ontario in 2003.