Marc Perron is an industrial electronics professional from Quebec City (Canada) and operates his firm Alizem inc. specialized in technology commercialization. As a business consultant, he has been involved in many early stage startups in the field of electronics, from electric vehicle charging stations, to medical devices, microscopy systems and AI applied to water management systems. In 2016, he has co-founded IETTN, a new digital publication sponsored by IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IRS) promoting research and industry collaboration through educating on the technology transfer process. Marc obtained his Ph.D. in the field of AI applied to power electronics from Université Laval (Canada) in 2009 and has chaired the Electronic System-on-Chip technical committee of IES. He is a Senior IEEE member, IES and TEMS member.