Hussam Haroun, M.Eng., M.E.E.I., P.Eng.
Hussam Haroun joined Vineland Research and Innovation Centre in 2020 as Director, Automation. He has a breadth of experience that spans technical, business and leadership roles providing an excellent foundation for his role at Vineland in leading the robotics and automation team to success.
Hussam worked for several years in the telecommunications industry, advancing to the level of senior design engineer with Rogers Communications where he managed multimillion dollar projects. He returned to graduate school where he patented and commercialized a new technology with the creation of his startup company. As CEO he secured more than $3 million in seed investment and grew the company to multiple millions in annual revenue and 30 employees.
Hussam is an Electrical Engineer by training and holds a Masters of Engineering, Entrepreneurship and Innovation from McMaster University.