President & CEO
Luc Richard is the President & CEO of Dual Code Inc. He founded Dual Code in 2008 with a vision to create a cloud-based learning management system that promote open-collaboration in the Canadian healthcare sector. Under his leadership, Dual Code has gone from a simple idea to one of Canada's most successful eLearning service providers, having been named one of Ottawa's fastest growing startups (2011 & 2013), one of Canada's Most Promising Companies (2013), and one of Ottawa's Fastest Growing Companies (2015).
Luc has been widely recognized for his visionary leadership. He is a recipient of the "Top Forty under 40" award presented by the Ottawa Business Journal and the Ottawa Chamber of Commerce, an annual award program that recognizes notable industry leaders under the age of 40 based on their business achievements, professional expertise, and community involvement.
Luc is a 20-year veteran of the web-based software industry. Prior to founding Dual Code, he was a technical manager at Atreus Systems. He joined Atreus Systems early in its inception and stayed until the company was acquired by Sonus Networks in April 2008. Luc has also held management positions at E-Cruiter.com and Corel Corporation. He holds a Bachelor's Degree in Health Sciences, a Bachelor's Degree in Education as well as a Master's Degree in Business Administration.
Director of Solutions Engineering
Fred Harju is the Director of Solutions Engineering at Dual Code. He is responsible for the ongoing design and development of our learning environment, all the while providing product direction to ensure our hosted services remain at the forefront of the industry. Fred has experience in all aspects of software development and life cycle management. He has 20 years of experience in the industry, having held positions at Corel Corporation, Xandros, JFL Peripherals, and Visioneer. Prior to joining Dual Code, Fred was the Director of Engineering at Visioneer, where he oversaw all activities related to professional services, product development, quality assurance and documentation.