Antoine Normand

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CEO of Blue Bear LES, Canada

Antoine Normand has taken over the management of BlueBear LES a software company specialized in the fight against online child exploitation in 2007. Antoine Normand is a technology and cybercrime expert. He delivered numerous conferences on the topic of cybercrime and visual data forensic to polices agencies of Europe, Asia and the USA. On February 27th 2013, Antoine Normand was awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal for his commitment to combating child exploitation on the Internet worldwide.
Before being the CEO and majority shareholder at BlueBear LES, Antoine Normand co founded Cactus Commerce in 1995. He was responsible of corporate governance, financial management, M&A and operations. Between 1995 and 2006, he was instrumental in positioning Cactus as a world leader in e-commerce solutions on the Microsoft platform. In 2006, Cactus employed a team of 125 professionals located in Cactus offices of Gatineau, Toronto, Montréal and Chicago. Antoine Normand sold his participation in Cactus in 2006. Antoine received his Civil Law License from the University of Ottawa in 1996. Antoine Normand is involved with numerous community and fundraising organizations. He was recently appointed President of the Gatineau Chamber of Commerce. He also served as vice-president of CÉRO, a local think thank focused on regional economic development. He was recently appointed as board member of the Canadian Francophone Games 2014 and of the Compagnie de Chemin de fer de l'Outaouais.
From 2006 to 2010, he was elected president of the Gatineau Health Foundation after more than 4 years as vice-president. As president of the foundation he is de facto a director at the board of the Gatineau Health Center. He was also elected President of the Centre des Jeunes Dirigeants du Québec representing Canada at this French organization that promotes entrepreneurship and human values in the corporate world in Paris, France. He served as a director of the Gatineau Economic Development Corporation, of the Solidarity Fund FTQ-Outaouais (local VC), of the 4th Francophone Games fund and at the Ottawa Partnership board (city of Ottawa Economic Development).

Preparing Child Exploitation Cases in Days Instead of Months

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Preparing Child Exploitation Cases in Days Instead of Months