Kirk, P.Eng. Co-Founder
and Executive Director
Barrie has worked in the technology
industries in Canada, the U.K., and the U.S., including senior
management positions at Telesat Enterprises and Lapp-Hancock,
and management positions at BNR, Nortel, and Bell Canada.
projects over the last few years have focused on autonomous
vehicles, connected vehicles, automotive infotainment, traveler
information services, real-time traffic information, and vehicle use
In addition to his role with CAVCOE,
Barrie is a member of ITS Canada’s Connected Autonomous Vehicle
Technical Committee and the Canadian Advisory Committee for ISO /
TC204 (Intelligent Transportation Systems).
Barrie received a
B.Sc. (Honours) in Electrical Engineering (Telecommunications and
Electronics) from Coventry University, U.K. He is a Professional
Engineer licensed by Professional Engineers Ontario.