James Villeneuve – 2019 Bits & Bytes Discussion Expert
Table Topic: Monitoring Radicalization Using OSINT

As Chief Revenue Officer of Echosec Systems Ltd., James Villeneuve oversees new business sales, and existing client-based sales, marketing, and partner strategies. James has played an integral role in business development for some of BC’s most innovative startups.

Echosec is a web-based data discovery platform that helps organizations detect threats from online data. Aggregating and mapping content from hundreds of sources including social media, blogs, news, and the darknet, Echosec gives users instant visibility into any place on earth through a digital window.

James holds an Advanced Technical Diploma in Geographic Information Systems from the British Columbia Institute of Technology, as well as a Degree in Geography from the University of Victoria.

James uses his technical background to understand and optimize how Echosec’s products can best integrate into a client’s technology stack. He is passionate about geospatial technologies and helping organizations discover the critical intelligence they can extract from open source data.