People | 01/11/2007 5:00 am EST
Rainer Iraschko has been appointed VP of research at TRLabs, effective January 10, and will be based in Calgary. Iraschko joins the research outfit from Telus Corp. where he was part of the company's technology strategy team focused on optical transport. Iraschko's appointment comes as TRLabs undertakes a number of initiatives aimed at meeting the changing needs and new opportunities in the market. He will also play a critical leadership role and strive to provide intellectual property management adjustments, commercialization mechanisms and initiatives, and expansion of both subscribed and short-term technology development project activity.