iENSO is focused

Isn’t that what you want from your embedded vision systems partner?

iENSO makes intelligent, connected vision systems for companies that need to embed cameras, image processing, Edge AI, and data connectivity capabilities in their products.

We’ve been doing that and only that for almost fifteen years as pioneers, leaders and masters of a global network of design, engineering and manufacturing expertise that will make your vision a reality.

New! Ambarella-based embedded vision applications.

iENSO is driven

We’re driven by the possibilities and the challenges. And we’re led by the industry’s finest.


Josef Bornbaum

CEO and Co-Founder

A senior entrepreneurial business executive, Josef has led a diverse series of tech, industrial, consumer design, food and medical products ventures to acquisition. Often operating internationally, Josef has guided multiple companies, including CTI Industries, Motion Concept, Protenergy and AVO Photonics to realize successful outcomes in excess of over $100M. His leadership philosophy is to always build strong teams and support growth through mentoring. Says Joe: “Success comes from developing shared values and goals.”


Sebastien Dignard


With 18+ years of senior experience in management and international business development, Sebastien leads iENSO’s global activities focusing on the provision of effective solutions in embedded and AI-enabled imaging. Combining innovation in business and technology to achieve large-scale growth in scale-up ready high-tech companies, Sebastien has an extensive background in the imaging and wireless industry. The former CEO and President at FRAMOS – where he was recognized for achieving 4000% growth – and a recipient of the prestigious 40 under 40 Award, Sebastien is respected for his ability to balance strategy development and execution. A certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt, Sebastien has held global sales, business development and marketing roles for a number of companies including Pleora Technologies, Lumenera Corporation, Alacris and SpaceBridge Semiconductor as well as senior management roles with the Canadian Chamber of Commerce and Xerox Services. Sebastien graduated from the Telfer School of Management (University of Ottawa) with a Bachelor of Commerce, and the NEOMA Business School (Reims France) with a D.E.S.E.M.


Stelio Derventzis

CTO and Co-Founder

Well-skilled in taking concepts and turning them into successful products, Stelio has managed several teams in developing electronic solutions during his 25+ years in the industry. A co-founder of Ienso, Stelio is the co-author of several patents in various technology domains. He has worked in the telecom space at Photonami, Corning Optical Communications, Nortel Neworks and Haefely-Trench Canada, and his roles have included heading of development teams for various electronic and optical/imaging products, sub-systems and automated production and test systems. Past-president of Ienso, Stelio holds a B.ASc in Engineering from the University of Toronto, and a P.Eng designation from PEO.


Michael Liwak

CPO and Co-Founder

With 20+ years of experience in managing engineering and R & D groups, Michael has led the development of numerous products from concept to completion and into volume production. Prior to co-founding Ienso, Michael was the general manager of Photonami, a high-tech telecom company. Having worked with global brands as they innovated into Imagine and Vision, Michael directs the Ienso engineering group for embedded imaging and camera module products with a special focus on ISP, DSP and SOM programming. Michael holds a B.Eng Electrical Engineering and Management from McMaster University.


Vlad Kardashov

Vice-President of Engineering

Leaning on 20 years of extensive executive experience leading product development and R&D organizations, Vlad heads the Engineering team with a particular focus on vision and Edge AI. Prior to joining iENSO, Vlad served for nine years at FLIR Systems. This included four years as vice-president of engineering of the world’s largest company specializing in the design and production of imaging cameras, components and thermal imaging sensors where he managed large-scale, worldwide-distributed product development and engineering teams through the development cycle of a product. Vlad has also held senior engineering and product development roles at Lorex, Emblaze Mobile, and other leading high-tech companies. Vlad holds a BSc in Electrical Engineering from The Singalovsky College in Tel Aviv, Israel.


Tenaha Stilzebach

Director of Finance and HR

With 20 years in the imaging industry in a wide variety of roles, Tenaha brings her dynamic skill set to lead the Finance and HR activities at iENSO. Prior to joining the team, Tenaha was the Director of Accounting and HR and a board member at Framos where she was integral in the set up of the Canadian and US offices. Tenaha is known for her execution abilities to help the organization reach its strategic goals. She is currently working towards completing her professional designations.

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