Ray Boisvert
President, I-SEC Integrated Strategies
Former Assistant Director of Intelligence for CSIS

Ray Boisvert is the founder and President of I-Sec Integrated Strategies (ISECIS), a firm specializing in risk mitigation and deep business intelligence solutions. Through the use of tailored strategies and advanced technologies, Mr. Boisvert has worked with clients and strategic partners in the transportation, technology, advanced analytics, architecture, engineering, manufacturing and global retail sectors.

He has also delivered numerous public presentations, participated on panels and given countless media interviews addressing topics such as cyber defense, “insider threats”, terrorism entities, radicalization challenges, and a number of other national security related topics.

Prior to launching his consultancy, Mr. Boisvert spent almost 30 years with the Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS), retiring as the Assistant Director, Intelligence.

He held several other executive and senior manager positions at CSIS, including responsibilities for the Counter Terrorism Program, as well as its Operations Support Branch, which covered all aspects of covert intelligence collection, including CSIS “special operations” teams.

Mr. Boisvert also spent several years overseas serving as a Foreign Collection Officer, working in close collaboration with allied and partner police, security and intelligence agencies. Earlier in his career he was an operational collection officer and supervisor, working across all areas of the Counter Terrorism and Counter Intelligence spectrum.

Prior to joining CSIS, Mr. Boisvert spent five years in federal law enforcement with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), mostly in Drug Enforcement activities in the Lower Mainland (Vancouver) area of British Columbia.

Tim Trussell
Analytics Lead
SAS Canada

Tim Trussell is the analytics lead at SAS Canada. Since joining SAS eight years ago Tim has parlayed his background in health analytics into assisting many organizations in understanding how analytics drives competitive advantage and supports management decisions.  Tim has consulted with Financial Institutions, Retailers, Government and Telecommunications companies on Data Mining, Text Analytics, Customer Loyalty, and many other applications of process and technology. His passion for the topic and creativity in solving business problems make him a frequently requested speaker at industry conferences and thought leader discussions. 

Event Details

Date & Time:
Thursday, February 20, 2014

Registration & Breakfast:
8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

SAS Institute – Ottawa
360 Albert Street
Suite 1600
Ottawa, ON, K1R 7X7
(613) 231-8503


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