Chief Operating Officer
Julien Joly serves at COO of Directed. Mr. Joly served our Canadian team in previous roles as President of Directed Electronics Canada, Vice President & General Manager (June 2009 – February 2010) and Vice President Operations (September 2008 – June 2009). Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Joly worked as an integration consultant with merging companies Vigil Locating System Inc and Datacom Wireless Corp from August 2007 – August 2008. Mr. Joly co-founded Vigil Locating Systems Inc., where he served as President & CEO (2005 – 2007), Vice President Technology & Operations (2003 – 2005), and Director of Engineering & Operations (1999 – 2003). As an engineer, Mr. Joly worked with a contract manufacturing company specializing in GPS and communication technologies and with Bombardier Aerospace. Julien holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from l’École Polytechnique de Montreal and an MBA from Sherbrooke University.