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Our Team

Larus Technologies is led by a team of highly skilled and experienced professionals who bring their wealth of knowledge and expertise to guide and inspire the employees within the company. As trusted advisors to their Defence Contractor customers, the team at Larus Technologies is dedicated to providing unparalleled guidance and support. Their deep understanding of the industry and its complex challenges enables them to provide strategic insights and solutions that are tailored to the unique needs of their clients.

George Di Nardo

Dr. Rami Abielmona
Vice President
Research & Engineering

James Kraft
Vice President
Corporate Operations

Peter Becke
Vice President
Corporate Development

Larus Technologies is a group of professionals who are well-versed in scientific knowledge, making them well-equipped to handle even the most complex of challenges. Larus sets the standard for quality and expertise in their industry with an experience of over two decades, having collaborated with industry giants, delivering cutting-edge AI and ML solutions for the defence, security, and commercial
enterprise sectors. In addition, our extensive experience in public safety awareness has positioned us as a valuable asset to Military Contractors and System Integrators, allowing us to impact the world significantly.

We are proud of our recognized track record of leading the way in information fusion for the defence and security sectors. Our system aligns with the Joint Director of Laboratories (JDL) information fusion model used by the US Department of Defense, which enables us to provide more accurate and predictive information faster.

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George Di Nardo


George Di Nardo is the President of Larus Technologies Corporation. He is responsible for the overall management of Larus and works with the Leadership Team to establish and drive the vision and strategic direction for the company. George has also been responsible for leading the software engineering and product development projects since founding the company in 1995.

George has over 25 years of experience in software engineering and development focused primarily in the space, defense and security markets. He combines the ability to develop comprehensive scientific and engineering solutions with a solid understanding of the software development life cycle.

He has been involved in the development of several real-time and embedded software and engineering applications for various clients including the DRDC-Ottawa, Canadian Space Agency, Communications Research Centre and Terra Aerospace Corporation. George was also the chief architect for the AESA software, currently under license from Inmarsat PLC.

George was the senior project engineer at DRDC-Ottawa, leading a software team in developing and maintaining the DRDC SIMLAB simulation software, the CROWE exploitation software system and providing supporting to the NATO CAESAR and MAJIIC projects.

A respected industry authority, George continues to provide expertise and leadership in the defense and military sector through his participation as a member of the NATO MAJIIC Technical Working Group and is a Canadian member of the Custodial Support Team (CST) for STANAG 4545, 4559 and 4607. George is a leading expert in the use and implementation of STANAG 4607, the Ground Moving Target Indicator Format.

Dr. Rami Abielmona

Vice President of Research & Engineering

Dr. Rami Abielmona is the Vice President of Research & Engineering at Larus Technologies Corporation. He is responsible for all research and development of software, hardware and products, as well as the management and direction of the research team.

Rami joined Larus in 2007 to lead the integration of software engineering corporate knowledge with research in sensor networking, multi-sensor data fusion and computationally intelligent processing architectures, resulting in the innovative Larus Total::Insight™ product, which is a high level information fusion engine (HLIFE).

Rami received his B.A.Sc., M.A.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in computer and electrical engineering, from the School of Information Technology and Engineering at the University of Ottawa, where he currently serves as an Adjunct Professor. He was a CMC Success Story in 2005 for his Ph.D. research. He received the NSERC Industrial Research and Development Fellowship (IR&DF) in 2007 and the IEEE MGA Achievement Award in 2008. He was also named as the Part-Time Professor of the Year at both the Faculty of Engineering and the entire University of Ottawa in 2012. 
He also became a licensed Professional Engineer in Ontario in 2008, as well as a Senior Member of the IEEE in 2011.

Rami has served on numerous Organizing and Program Committees for international conferences including most recently as General Chair of the Fifth IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence for Security and Defence Applications (CISDA) in 2012. He has also served as a Technical Program Committee member for conferences such as I2MTC 2012, CIMSA 2012, MeMeA 2012, ROSE 2011, IJCNN 2011 and evoRISK 2012. He is also a co-founder of the Canadian Tracking and Fusion Group (CTFG).

Rami is a 2011 Ottawa Business Journal Forty Under 40 Award recipient. He is currently the Chair of the IEEE Ottawa Section, the Web Manager of the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society, the Chair of the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society Security, Surveillance and Defense Applications Task Force and the Chair of the local IEEE Computer Society chapter.

James Kraft

Vice President, Corporate Operations at Larus Technologies

Mr. James Kraft is the Vice President, Corporate Operations at Larus Technologies Corporation. He oversees product teams, the IT Support team, and the project management office. Before joining Larus Technologies, Mr. Kraft was an operational officer in the Royal Canadian Navy (1983-2003) and a business consultant (2003-2023).

Mr Kraft holds the following degrees: Master of Science in Project Management (2012), Master of Business Administration (2005), and Bachelor of Arts, in Psychology (1991). Mr Kraft holds the following certifications: Project Management Professional® (PMP) and PMI Professional in Business Analysis® (PMI-PBA).

Peter Becke

Vice President, Corporate Development at Larus Technologies

Peter Becke is the Vice President, Corporate Development at Larus Technologies Corporation. He is responsible for corporate strategy, including strategic financing, stakeholder management, and growth imperatives.

Beyond Larus, Peter is a global technology leader, a private equity investor, and an advisor to CEOs of other growth companies.

Peter has more than 30 years of experience as an executive in the tech sector, as a VP at Nortel when it was a Fortune 100 company, as a tech CEO multiple times, as Founder/CEO of Venturing Hills Corporation, and as an active Investor (GP at Hello Ventures, LP is a Shopify co-founder), Independent Board member, Board member, and Advisor to many senior leaders, corporate, community and university boards. Peter is also a lawyer by profession, called to the Ontario Bar.