Management Team

ShapeGrabber’s management team includes:

Pierre Aubrey, President

Pierre Aubrey joined ShapeGrabber in 2001, shortly after the company spun out of Vitana, a designer and manufacturer of digital imaging products, where he was Vice President of Product and Business Development. Initially responsible for sales activities at ShapeGrabber, Pierre is currently the company’s President and manages Operations and Marketing.

Pierre began his career as a Research Associate at the Canada Center for Remote Sensing. He next joined Telesat, Canada’s national satellite operator, where he spent 10 years in various roles, including Spacecraft Reliability Engineer, Flight Dynamics Specialist and Project Manager.

Pierre holds Bachelors degrees in Physics and Physics-Mathematics from the University of Ottawa, as well as an MBA with a concentration on International Business from the University of Ottawa. He has also done graduate work in Physics at Stanford University and completed graduate courses in International Business from Université Supérieure de Commerce, Reims, and University of Canterbury Business School.

Pierre has received several awards for academic achievement, including the Governor General’s medal for highest overall average in a Bachelor’s degree program, and the NSERC centennial scholarship awarded to the top graduates in the country in scientific and engineering disciplines.

David O’Connor, Manager, Applications Engineering

David O’Connor joined ShapeGrabber (then a subsidiary of Vitana) in 2000 as an applications engineer, and has since been working directly with ShapeGrabber’s customers in various roles to help them implement ShapeGrabber products. He is responsible for the company’s support, training, and applications engineering teams.

David graduated with distinction with a Bachelor of Industrial Design from Carleton University. He has also received additional training in Production Part Approval Process (PPAP), Polyworks and Geomagic software.