With more than 25 years of experience in manufacturing management and R&D in constantly improving companies, Josée supports entrepreneurs to increase the efficiency of product development, its transfer into production and operations management.
Arjo, medical products, head office in Sweden, factory in Magog. (2010-2020)
Merkur, consulting engineering firm (2006-2010)
Baxter, medical products, Sherbrooke, (1994-2006)
With over 30 years of experience as an executive and entrepreneur, Marc-André Renaud is recognized as a strategic advisor and a seasoned manager. He has solid expertise in the areas of business development, software development and in managing high-performance teams geared towards achieving ambitious goals.
An entrepreneur at heart, he started, developed and sold IDEO Consulting, a management consulting firm, then led, as CEO, three other startup and growing tech companies. He has also worked for several large Canadian and international companies, including Deloitte, Rogers, Bell, Cogeco, Fido, Quebecor, Radio-Canada, SaskTel, T-Mobile, Transat, Transcontinental, Verizon and Videotron.
Dominic provides entrepreneurs with a well-structured strategic vision of commercialization so each dollar is invested in the right place, at the right time. He also has a person-centred vision of entrepreneurship that emphasizes the importance of maintaining a healthy lifestyle.
Jean-François Giguère has an extensive background working for top advertising agencies including Cossette, PALM, Lg2 and Draftfcb. For more than 20 years, he put in place solutions for major clients such as Air Canada, Bell, Molson, Labatt, Sobeys Québec, Videotron, Hydro-Québec, Volkswagen, Ultramar, A. Lassonde and many others. Recently, he has forayed into entrepreneurship by creating Quebec’s first organic microbrewery, for which he is head of marketing.
B.A.A. in Public Communication, Université Laval
Thanks to his experience with big businesses, Jonathan is able to effectively introduce young entrepreneurs to concepts that have a real impact and that will empower them to reach their goals via digital approaches.
Set up an HR department
Reconciling leaders with the HR function often considered too abstract, but how important in our daily lives.
For Martin, HRM is more than a job. He came to the world of consulting later in his career, after holding positions as a strategic manager at the helm of human resources for renowned companies. Martin is known for his complete dedication to the causes and projects he undertakes, and is able to provide your organization with the right solution by always putting people first in decision-making. In addition to being a team player, he maintains a global vision so that his very person-focused approach is always in alignment with the strategic objectives of the companies in which he operates—thus enabling them to truly progress.
Mr. Lemieux is a business coach specializing in helping high-tech company CEOs and management teams, especially in telecommunications, electronics and information technology. He began his career with Bell Canada, first in technical services related to transmission, switching and computer communications. He then held positions in marketing and IT before assuming management of national sales for Northern Telecom. He went on to become President of Bell Mobility Radio, a voice and data services provider in Canadian emergency telecommunications. Subsequently, he became CEO of Nertec Design (remote-reading meter manufacturer) and of LTRIM Technologies (precision analog semiconductors manufacturer). He has served on the boards of directors of InterTrade (e-commerce), Vizimax Inc (electrical network automation), iMetrik Global (M2M network and solutions provider) as chairman of the board, NoviFlow (advanced high speed data-switching systems), Aligo Innovation and Valeo (commercialization and financing for university technologies) as well as Usito (the electronic dictionary). He holds a Licence in Business Administration (concentration in finance) from Université Laval and occasionally acts as an advisor on technology investment funds.
Previously as founding President of Avingco Consulting Group and later as VP and partner with major international accounting firms, Claude supported companies in the manufacturing sector (high technology and life sciences) with their financing, their strategies for launching new products and their international development.
– President and CEO of D-BOX Technologies (15 years)
– Was member of several boards of Directors for BDC, Laboratoire Biron and D-BOX.
– Member of the Board of Montreal Heart Institute Foundation, ConformiT, Innovation and Venture Capital Committee of the Fonds de solidarité du Québec and an advisor to QG100
– Lecturer at IGOPP/HEC, the Leadership Institute, Quebec universities and entrepreneurship support organizations.
– BAC in administration and engineering
– Masters in Engineering
– Business Law Certificate
– Training for executives in corporate governance and financing from the Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD.D), Harvard Business School, INSEAD and the Montreal Stock Exchange.
Philippe is co-founder of Technologies D-BOX inc., a company with extensive experience in the development and sale of innovative products in more than 40 countries. For more than 30 years, Philippe has traveled the world for product manufacturing, sales and business development and aims to help entrepreneurs by sharing his experience. His good vision of the markets, his results-oriented attitude and his teamwork will help entrepreneurs achieve their objectives.
– Co-founder at Technologies D-BOX inc. (30 years)
– Significant experience in negotiation
– Signature of licensing agreements with major Hollywood and Bollywood studios
– Development of Asian markets (China and Southeast Asia)
– Avionics graduate
With more than 25 years of experience, Anick explores, strives to think out of the box by identifying the mindset of stakeholders and trends to contribute to business objectives and solve communication challenges.