Senior Manager, Commercial Security Strategy
Ms. Levitt possesses over two decades of expertise designing, developing, and commercializing high technology software products. She founded Perceive Solutions in 2008 to bring leading voice biometric software from CRIM (Centre de Recherché Informatique de Montreal) to market. CRIM is a research centre in Montreal, Canada reputed for their state-of-art speaker recognition technology. Prior to Perceive Solutions, Ms. Levitt held several senior positions. Most recently, she served as Vice President of Research and Development for Engenuity Technologies inc., a public company on the Toronto Stock Exchange (formerly TSX:EGY). Her vision was instrumental in the company’s corporate strategy leading to its 2007 acquisition by Canadian simulation leader CAE inc. She identified strategic acquisition targets and built up the company’s product portfolio which included key acquisitions and research & development of next generation products. Under her leadership, the company`s share price increased twelvefold. Her state-of-the-art software products earned several awards including the prestigious Frost & Sullivan 2006 Product Innovation of the Year Award. She has a keen eye for great technology with commercial potential and a track record of successfully bringing software products to market. Ms. Levitt holds a Bachelor’s degree in Science from McGill University and a Master’s degree in Computer Science from Concordia University.