Frantz Saintellemy is President and COO of Leddartech, a Solid State LiDAR and AI Solutions provider for the automotive industry. Leddartech is experiencing significant growth and has grown to more than 150 scientists, technologists and engineers working on LiDAR solutions, autonomous driving and AI.
He also the co-founder and Chairman of Groupe 3737, a non-profit organization that leverages technologies and innovation to foster entrepreneurship, high value jobs and wealth creation in low income neighborhoods in the greater Montreal area. Frantz is the former VP & GM of the Automotive and Industrial Division of IDT (Nasdaq: IDTI) with complete P&L responsibility In early 2011, Frantz and his partner Mr. Selchow acquired ZMDI – a German developer and manufacturer of Sensors and Smart Power Management solutions for Automotive, Industrial, Consumer, Appliances and IoT market segments.
Prior to the acquisition of ZMDI, Frantz was CTO, Corporate VP Advanced Engineering Group, Corporate VP Technical Marketing and Global Strategic Accounts at Future Electronics, a Canadian based, multi-billion-dollar global electronics marketing, engineering services and distribution company from 2004 to 2011.