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About INSA

Formed in 2002, INSA is an independent, privately held company with locations in Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa and Quebec City. The Company specializes in IT Network Security and offers multi-threat security systems and solutions to its clients and partners. The Company operates as a value-added-reseller of best-of-breed products.

 

Our Team

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Mario Bruketa, President

Mario has 20 years of experience developing leading edge technology for internet and mobile communications. Mario moved to Canada in the early ’80s where he worked for Bell Northern Research in voice communications and in the optical domain, including developing the world’s first OC-12 product. In the nineties Mario joined Nortel Networks in Europe. He was a core team member behind the creation of the joint venture with Daimler Benz-Nortel Dasa. Responsible for engineering, operations and customer support, he grew the lab from nothing to over 300 people in three years. The joint venture reached annual revenue of US$500M. In 1999 Mario moved to Silicon Valley to create an IP telephony enterprise product line for Nortel Networks. A few years later he joined Italtel with the responsibility of creating and implementing their long-term North America strategy. Over the last three years, Italtel has moved from being a regional vendor, to capturing the third position globally in the VoIP softswitch segment.

Mario is a member of the Board of Directors of the USC Marshall School of Business. He holds a bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering and a master's degree in Computer Engineering. He lives in Ottawa, Ontario with his wife and three children. His hobbies are piloting hot air balloons,driving racecars, and collecting European antiques.

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Russ Doucet, Chief Technologist

For 25 years Mr. Doucet has been working in Information Technology, with over 15 years of focus on security appliances. Russ has done many large deployments in corporate, education and and government spaces, as well as rollouts and support for retail chains and other distributed organizations. Russ is also an accomplished trainer, having delivered custom-developed as well as certified cirriculum for various platforms for hundreds of security professionals over the years. Russ was recognized at the Canadian Fortinet Xtreme Team technical event as the Xtreme Team MVP in 2011, 2012, 2014, and 2015 as well as various other Xtreme Team technical awards and reseller awards in various years.   On January 12, 2016 Russ became the first partner engineer in the world to achieve Fortinet's highest certification, NSE8, and as of January 2017 remains North America's only NSE8 partner engineer.

Besides training, implementation, and both pre-sales and post-sales support, Mr. Doucet also frequenly speaks at security seminars and conferences on a variety of forward-looking security topics in Ontario and the Eastern provinces. 

Finally, Mr. Doucet is a court-recognized expert, having testified in court on numerous occasions for criminal and civil matters involving security and forensics.  

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Garry Sekhon, Regional Account Manager

Garry Sekhon is an accomplished sales executive who has spent the last ten years working for various technology focused organizations. Prior to his current role, Garry was the Director of Sales at ProntoForms, where he contributed to the company’s sales strategy and record growth. At INSA, Garry is a Regional Account Executive responsible for educational and private sector providing network security solutions with support packages that suit the needs of our clients. Garry holds a Bachelor's in Commerce and Marketing from the Telfer School of Management at the University of Ottawa and is Fortinet NSE3 certified. In 2005, he received the Student Entrepreneur of the Year award from the Ottawa Centre for Research and Innovation (OCRI, now Invest Ottawa)..

 

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