Jean-François Dupont holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Automated Production Engineering and a Certificate in Entrepreneurship at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Co-founder of AV&R, Mr. Dupont held almost every role within the company. In 1994, Mr. Dupont elaborated the development, running and marketing of the first AV&R systems installed in North America (under Walsh Automation). Initially specialized in image processing, he developed his management expertise by occupying, in turn, the roles of Project Manager, Engineering Director, Operations Manager, Vice President and C.O.O. Today, Mr. Dupont is AV&R’s Chief Executive Officer (C.E.O.).