Nelson Gillette’s position at TELUS Communications is Director, IS. He is based in Burnaby BC. Nelson supports multi-provincial teams that are responsible for development and support of operational support systems related to service activation, field operations, and service assurance. Support of field operations systems includes development and support of GIS systems which are used for planning and engineering of the TELUS network infrastructure. They also track service addresses and provide a multitude of operational awareness benefits by relating different data sets to geospatial references.
Nelson has spent his entire 35-year career developing software for data and telecommunications support systems and products. He has been an employee of TELUS since 2008 and prior to joining TELUS, worked in the Ottawa high tech private sector developing products at Gandalf Data Limited, Newbridge Networks, and Syndesis Limited.
Nelson has a Diploma in Electronics Engineering Technology from St. Lawrence College, Cornwall, Ontario as well as a BSc in Computer Science from the University of Ottawa.