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Distech Controls' innovative product development and unique commercial strategies have attracted a highly talented team of professionals who have been instrumental in the company's continued growth.

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Patrice Soucy

Building Automation Software Director

 

The fact that we continue to invest considerably in research and development. The fact that, after so many years, Distech Controls is still perceived as a leader in innovation. The fact that I have the chance to work with a great team where professionalism, ardor and rigor play nicely with the fun to work. That’s what motivates and inspires me at Distech Controls.

 

 

  • Responsible of the design and development of products in the software and firmware groups.
  • Put in place methods allowing the team to work more efficiently.
  • Define high level product architecture, helping the team to make appropriate technical and technological choices.
  • Plan resources to execute projects from the roadmap while making sure to create a challenging environment for the team members.


What year did you start at Distech Controls?

In 2005
 

What and where did you study?

  • Bachelor of electrical engineering at École de Technologie Supérieure (ÉTS), Montréal, Canada
     

What are a few highlights from your career thus far?

  • Having had the opportunity to be the lead architect in the development of EC-gfxProgram.
  • Having significantly contributed to the creation of the ECLYPSE platform.
  • Having the trust from the company, which allowed me to improve significantly the methods and tools we use in the group.

 

What does innovation mean to you?

Innovation is the way to identify or imagine improvements that will have a direct positive impact on the daily work of our clients. Continuous innovation is one of the key values of the company and I’m a strong supporter of it. Status quo is simply not an option!

 

Where were you born?

Québec, QC, Canada

 

Where is your favorite place to travel?

I’m attracted by destinations where I can observe the magnificence of mountains and forests. As of now, my favorite places were the French Alps and the Yosemite National Park in California.

 

Membership:

  • Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec (OIQ)
  • The Innovation Leaders Club - Montreal