Before joining Thales, Philippe Molaret worked for 18 years at CAE, in aircraft simulation technologies.
In 2005, he was named engineering vice-president for the Aerospace activities of Thales Canada, with a mandate to develop Fly-by-Wire flight control solutions.
Between 2002 and 2015 he was a board member of CRIAQ (Consortium for Research & Innovation for Aerospace in Québec). In 2009 the Quebec minister for Economic Development, Innovation and Exportation appointed Philippe to the Quebec Strategy Research and Innovation council. From 2010-2012, he was ambassador of Research and Innovation for the École de Technologie Supérieure. Between 2013 and 2015, he built up the Canadian Urban Transit Research and Innovation consortium, and between 2015 and 2017 was a founding member of the ENCQOR consortium, an integration and demonstration network for advanced technologies applicable to 5G.
Philippe is a member of the board of directors for Prompt, an ICT innovation ecosystem, of the IVADO technology transfer committee, Institute for the Valorization of Data and of 4Point0 directorate committee, a research programme on innovation in industry ecosystems. He is also one of the two founders of the cortAIx digital intelligence initiative in Monreal.
Philippe graduated as an electrical engineer from the École de Technologie Supérieure, and in 2017 completed a master’s degree in innovation and technology management from the Montreal’s École Polytechnique.
- Onboard Avionics
- Digital Transformation
- Collaborative research