ITT Interconnect Solutions is a worldwide manufacturer and supplier of connectors including circular, rectangular, fiber optic, RF, power and high voltage, audio, PCMCIA, Compact Flash Card, enclosures, cable assemblies, and application specific custom solutions. The Interconnect Solutions portfolio includes the brands BIW, Cannon, and VEAM. It was founded in 1915 as Cannon Company by James H. Cannon. The company industrialized some of the first apparatus for sound films in the early years of the movie industry, including a synchronous motor drive to distantly operate a motion picture projector together with a phonograph. Today the company is run by Gerry Gendron who is the president of ITT Cannon.