technology that transforms our lives, Roanne has spent over 30 years innovating,
developing, and productizing disruptive software products.
In her current role, Roanne is responsible for
commercial security strategy at Nuance Communications, defining its biometric,
authentication and fraud strategy. Prior to joining Nuance, Roanne led
development support and quality assurance for Softimage/Microsoft. She then became
Vice President R&D at Engenuity Technologies with a mandate to turn around
the company. Five years later, the company’s stock was trading at a 12-fold price
increase leading to its acquisition by CAE. Her next venture was a start-up she
founded called Perceive Solutions, specializing in passive voice biometrics.
Four years after its inception, her company was acquired by VoiceTrust. Roanne obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in
Mathematics from McGill University, and a Master of Science degree in Computer Science
from Concordia University.