Louis Basque- Enterprise IoT Solutions Manager, Western Canada

When did you start at Westburne?

I joined the Westburne West team in December 2016 as the Enterprise IoT Solutions Manager.

How did Westburne cross your career path?

I was approached by Mathieu Crevier’s team to be part of Westburne’s new IoT group. After learning about Westburne’s product lines, technology and resources I recognized Westburne’s potential to be an industry leader in the IoT industry. I couldn’t let the opportunity to pass me by.

What is your favourite Part about working with Westburne?

Westburne has exposed me to so many different companies, products and relationships. As a distributer, Westburne works with a variety of vendors and customers so my days are extremely dynamic. I have already learned so much about our industry and products and I look forward to learning more.

What is your best memory at Westburne or What are you most excited for your career with Westburne?

Westburne, in comparison to other distributers is very innovative so it is an exciting place to learn. Westburne does not only sell products and services like the traditional distributer but we also sell solutions. I am excited to be part of creating an innovative IoT team at Westburne!

What is your career and or schooling background and how has that experience helped you in this position?

Before working with Westburne, I was the Sales Director with Trakopolis IoT Corp. I was in IoT before it became a popular business entity.  Working in this position for over 10 years positioned me to become an innovator in the IoT community.

What is something your Co-workers don’t know about you?

I have a beautiful wife and two amazing kids! I also lived in India for two years and obtained a hockey scholarship to study high school in the US.

What is something that always makes you smile?

Anything that has to do with summer! Specifically, wake surfing and golf.

If you had a theme song, what would it be?

Anything by Fleetwood Mac.

What makes your job unique?

The IoT team with Westburne is a fairly new team which means new benefits and challanges. Many people do not know what IoT is so it is up to our team to provide information and initiate conversations. We have to think differently, it is exciting!

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