Carl Mercier

Carl Mercier
Founder and CEO, Defensio


Carl Mercier is a serial technology entrepreneur and developer from Montreal, Canada. He is currently the founder and CEO of Karabunga Inc., the company behind, a new spam filtering web service for social applications. Defensio has attracted significant interest from worldwide blogger and developer communities and has exhibited superior filtering performance. Carl also spearheads Montreal on Rails, a developer community group that brings together local Ruby on Rails enthusiasts for monthly gatherings. Prior to founding Karabunga, Carl started Adonis Technologies, a company that built advanced management software for the tourism & recreation industry. It was acquired in 2006. Carl holds degrees in business management and sound engineering.


Morgan Tocker (Oracle), Carl Mercier (Defensio)
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