Management Team

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Dean Smith, President and Founder

Dean Smith is the President and Founder of Intelivote Systems Inc. With over 20 years of election experience, Dean is considered an international expert and one of Canada’s leading authorities on the subject of electronic voting and the application of eVoting technologies within the elections market.  He is well versed on all aspects of eVoting including the successful implementation of the technology, the many perspectives on voter participation, technology security, procedural and legal issues, and the economic and carbon impact that often accompany the eVoting discussion.

Dean has been an active professional in the ICT industry in Canada for 39 years and over that time has held senior level management positions at SHL/MCI Systemhouse, EDS Innovations, Bell Aliant and Xwave.

Contact Info:
Phone: (902) 481-1156


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Janet Hood, VP Development & Operations

Janet is the Vice President of Operations and Development for Intelivote Systems Inc. and has been with the company since its inception in 2003. Janet has extensive experience in the Information Technology and Telecommunications industries. As VP Development & Operations Janet was initially responsible for the successful development and delivery of Intelivote’s eVoting solution and continues to manage the effort associated with enhancement releases. 

Janet has over ten years of direct experience in the elections industry and over 20 years’ experience in various levels of management in the ICT sector. She has managed events ranging from Municipal Elections to Leadership Elections to Union/Association events.  Her election experience includes directing and managing the staff, coordinating election planning, execution, and support, all the while building positive relationships with clients by communicating and directing all aspects of an event including project management and issue resolution.

Contact Info:
Phone: (902) 481-1158