André Dupont brings over 20 years of R&D experience in telecom and packet switching product development to Siama Systems. André began his career at Memotec Communications and EICON Technologies as protocol stack designer for SNA, X.25, and Frame relay products. While holding key product development positions at Positron Fiber Systems, Nortel Networks, Hyperchip, and Accedian Networks, he developed hands-on experience in the fields of SONET, Ethernet switching, IP routing, and protection switching. André brings his years of experience as a chief systems architect to his new role as Director of R&D at Siama Systems. André holds a B.Sc. in Computer Science from Sherbrooke University.