Viken L. Attarian is the founder in 2005 and president of Management, Information, Development, Consulting (MIDC) Corporation in Montreal, Canada. MIDC specializes in strategic business consulting and IT management for small and medium size businesses. Prior to founding MIDC, Mr. Attarian worked in senior management positions in the IT organizations of several Canadian hi-tech and aerospace companies, including Pratt & Whitney Canada, Nortel Networks, Computer Sciences Corporation, Bombardier Transportation and Bell-Helicopter Textron. From 2000 to 2006, Mr. Attarian was elected to the Executive Board of the Montreal AGBU, for four years as its vice chairman and, from 2004 to 2006, as its chairman. He has been an active member of the Liberal Party of Canada for close to two decades. Since late 2006, Mr. Attarian is a member of the Policy Commission of the Liberal Party of Canada. In June of 2012, he was elected as the Chair of the Policy Commission of the Liberal Party of Canada in Quebec; he is a member of its provincial Board of Directors as well as its National Policy and Electoral Platform Commission. He is a professional engineer and holds a MSc. in Engineering from the Polytechnic of Brno in the Czech Republic (1982), and an Executive MBA from Concordia University in Montreal, Canada (1995).