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Mark Michael

Co-founder and the VP of Engineering at Kepler Communications

Mark is a Co-founder and the VP of Engineering at Kepler Communications, a venture backed Toronto-based satellite communications company. Kepler’s nano-satellite network connects shipping containers, pipelines, and other sensors or assets to their owners, operators, and users in real-time. Mark holds a BASc in Engineering Science from the University of Toronto, a MASc in Operations Research and quit his PhD in Electrical & Computer Engineering to focus on Kepler. Mark has worked for major software firms including IBM and Oracle as well as a software developer on RBC’s Electronic trading platform. He’s a winner of IBMs Smarter Planet award for his work on a traffic optimization algorithm, and enjoys applying his math skills to problems in space, medicine and sports.