Leadership Team

Dave WeymouthDavid Weymouth
Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Weymouth is the Chief Executive Officer of Optelian, which he co-founded in 2002. He has over 25 years of experience in management and design within the telecommunications industry. Prior to Optelian, he was Director of R&D for the Optical Network Solutions group at Fitel-PMX (acquired by JDS Uniphase) where he led a multi-disciplinary team that designed robust, cost-efficient DWDM systems. Early in his career, Mr. Weymouth was Manager of R&D for Mitel Semiconductor’s hybrid design group after completing his degree in engineering.


jim-photo-resized2Jim Davidson
Program Director

Mr. Davidson is the Program Director for Optelian’s Versawave division. He has over 30 years of experience in the telecom industry managing R&D projects, design services and manufacturing operations. Jim started his career at Bell-Northern Research and Nortel, where he held various technical management positions in their switching division. After Nortel he became General Manager of a startup near Ottawa, developing broadband network test equipment. Before joining Optelian, he held senior management positions in several Ottawa hi-tech companies.