Chantal's primary focus areas include industrial IoT edge hardware, software, and related open source solutions. Example topics range from industrial network infrastructure, such as ethernet switches, routers, gateways, WiFi Access Points (WAPs) 5G, private wireless, and cellular, to industrial IoT edge software, edge-to-cloud integration, and edge compute. She also administers the ARC Industrial Internet of Things and Industrial IoT edge groups on LinkedIn. Chantal has been with ARC since 1990 and has conducted numerous industry-leading research activities in areas including:
- Industrial Ethernet Switches
- Industrial Cellular Routers
- Industrial Wireless Access Points
- Industrial IoT Gateways & Routers
- Industrial IoT Edge Software Platforms
- And many more
Prior to ARC, she was with Venture Development Corporation where she focused on sensors and device-level topics, and International Data Group where she provided market research support. Prior to her career as an industry analyst, Chantal was with the injection molded plastic fastener business of Dennison Manufacturing and then L.E. Mason, a local aluminum, zinc, and magnesium die cast manufacturer.