Jean-Sébastien Tassé has more than 15 years of experience in sales and marketing for technological companies. He currently holds the position of product line manager in EXFO’s optical business unit, where he oversees the business strategy, roadmap and launch strategy of the optical spectrum analyzer and dispersion product lines. He also has global responsibility for business development in the submarine networks market segment. He began his career as sales engineer for Gentec Electro-Optics, where he was responsible for direct and channel sales in specific regions of Americas, Asia and Europe. As business development manager - industry for the Thin Film Research Laboratory of Ecole Polytechnique / University of Montreal, he generated a tremendous revenue growth in analytical services for companies. He holds a bachelor's degree in engineering physics and a master’s degree in electrical engineering (optics) from Université Laval, Canada.