In 1976, Lorne M. Trottier co-founded Matrox, a privately held group of companies known around the world for its innovative products in the areas of video/graphics for the television and A/V industries and imaging for the machine vision and factory automation industries. Since the company’s founding, Lorne has been the key player in the engineering aspect of the business, originating many of Matrox’s most prominent products. To this day, Lorne works closely with key managers and engineers and maintains an active role in product development and innovation activities at Matrox.
In addition to his work in technology development at Matrox, Lorne has numerous other interests spanning various fields such as climate change, energy, astronomy and aerospace science. A benefactor, philanthropist, engineer, businessman, and visionary leader, Lorne has devoted his life’s work to advancing science and technology and building community.
In 2019, Lorne bought out his co-founding partner in Matrox and is now ready to lead Matrox through its next chapter.