Grant Furlane, CEO & Co-Founder
Mr. Furlane brings over 40 years of technology experience specializing in Smart City Transportation, Network Security, Cloud Computing, Loyalty programs and Parking, Transit and Tolling industries. He has been involved in over 600 million dollars in Technology investments and was contracted to lead the initiatives of several large public IT companies. He aggressively build three transportation technology companies that established the vanguard for tracking and monitoring vehicle movement. His companies developed and sold integrated control systems for major airports, hospitals, and parking lot management companies. Mr. Furlane has strong business ties and investments in China and opens up market opportunities both for import and export.
He is considered to be an expert in Threat Prevention Automation using Artificial Intelligence architecture with Machine Vision.
A former President of the Canadian Parking Association, Mr. Furlane served as Co-Chairman for the first World Symposium on Intelligent Transportation Systems, an international symposium attended by delegates representing 50 countries. In addition, Mr. Furlane was a guest contributor at the United Nations congress for Infrastructure. As a result of his successful business experience, his companies’ technological innovation, and his international scope, Mr. Furlane is considered to be one of the leaders in this industry.
Mr. Furlane also is a serial entrepreneur who invests in, and assists start ups to reach rollout and successful execution. Expertise in areas of Cloud Computing, Advanced Learning, Artificial Intelligence, and Futurist. Specialties include Human Performance both mentally and physically combining technology with protection and fitness.
Mr. Furlane served as Chairman to the Neurological Hospitals Centers for Ability, and the Board of Governors of Ontario Junior A Hockey, and has investments in the Entertainment and Sports industries.
You can also follow and listen to Mr. Furlane on his Leading Smart City Podcast co-hosted by well known radio celebrity Alan Cross at https://www.thesmartcity.blog.