Vice President, Product Development
André Chartier joined 2020 in 2002 and since 2011 he has been the Vice President of Product Development. His role is to align the end-to-end corporate vision and create and communicate technical and strategic global business plans to realise that vision. Before taking on his current responsibilities, he was vice president R&D point-of-sale solutions, responsible for research and development, project management and the operation of 2020’s service infrastructure and core products, including web solutions.
Before joining 2020, André was a member of the speech recognition scientific staff for Bell Northern Research. He was also a partner at DMR Consulting Inc., implementing the Quebec region’s e-commerce practice, with such important customers such as Standard Life, Meloche-Monnex and Canada Post. As an entrepreneur, André took part in the launch of two independent high-tech start-ups, including MetaLink, a successful e-commerce undertaking. MetaLink was acquired by DMR Consulting in 1997.
André holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science and operations research from Université de Montréal.