Micrium Leadership

Micrium software, a family of embedded RTOS solutions, became part of the Silicon Labs portfolio in 2016. Together, Silicon Labs and Micrium are simplifying IoT design by giving developers a choice of hardware platforms, wireless stacks, and development tools based on the industry’s leading embedded RTOS.


Jean J. Labrosse - Founder, Chief Architect

Jean Labrosse is the chief visionary for the Micrium product line, ensuring that it adheres to the strict policies and standards that have helped cement its reputation as a leader among embedded software components. Labrosse, who founded Micrium in 1999, is a regular speaker at the Embedded Systems Conference in Boston and Silicon Valley, and other industry conferences. He is the author of three definitive books on embedded design. He holds BSEE and MSEE degrees from the University of Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada.

Christian E. Legare - Chief of Software Engineering

Christian Legare is a thought leader in developing RTOS solutions for the Internet of the Things. Before joining Micrium in 2002, Legare spent 22 years in the telecom industry as an executive in such large-scale organizations as Teleglobe Canada and in engineering and R&D startups. He was in charge of an IP (Internet Protocol) certification program at the International Institute of Telecom (IIT) in Montreal, Canada. He is a regular speaker at the Embedded Systems Conferences in Boston and Silicon Valley and has published several articles on embedded systems. Legare holds an BSEE and MSEE from the University of Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada.


Rolando J. Ingles - Head of Technical Operations

Rolando Ingles has had a successful career in a succession of management positions at IBM, spanning the development of robotic systems, mobile computing platforms and industrial computers. Later, he served as the Manager of Engineering for Dynalco Controls that encompassed hardware and software development of engine control products. Prior to joining Micrium, he was Vice President of Engineering at Swantech, a division of Curtiss Wright Corporation, where he oversaw the development of the company's line of condition monitoring solutions for the industrial market. He was awarded a B.S.E.E., with honors, from the University of Florida; an M.S.E. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Michigan; and an M.B.A., with distinction, from the New York Institute of Technology.