Security Summit Canada
February 10, 2021 at
Keynote Address: 2021 outlook and beyond
Speaker: Denis Hébert, President, Feenics
Denis Hébert is President and equity partner of Feenics Inc., an Access Control as a Service (ACaaS) cloud provider based in Ottawa.
He is also currently an investor and Chairman of Nightingale Security, a Robotics as a Service (RaaS) autonomous drone security provider. In addition, he serves as a board advisor to Proxy.co (a tokenization-based identity provider), Lane Technologies (a tenant experience software provider), Autonomous_ID (a bio-sole biometric solutions provider), Princeton Identity (an iris-based biometrics provider) as well as a consultant to multiple private equity firms.
Hébert served as Chairman of the Board for the Security Industry Association from 2016 to 2018, after having served on the board since 2008. In 2020, he was the recipient of SIA’s George R. Lippert Memorial Award, which is bestowed annually on a distinguished member of the security community.
Hébert previously served as President and CEO of HID Global Corp. (2002- 2015), where he provided strategic guidance and leadership, while growing the business tenfold through a mix of strong organic development and acquisitions. As part of his divisional responsibility at HID Global, he was concurrently Executive Vice President of ASSA ABLOY (2007-2015), where he contributed to corporate and strategic planning for the overall group. In addition, his previous experience includes 17 years at Honeywell International (1986-2002), having served in various leadership roles in Canada, France and the U.S.