Jean-François Gagné (Founder & CEO)

Jean-François Gagné

Founder & CEO

Jean-Francois is a veteran AI entrepreneur and former Chief Product Officer and Chief Innovation Officer at JDA Software, where he was the youngest global C-Level Executive of a top-20 Enterprise Software company. He has founded and successfully exited two companies in AI and Operations Research, represented Canada as a Technology Investment Champion Speaker for Global Affairs, and is a sought-after expert for educating top-level management about the impact of AI on industry.

Yoshua Bengio, PhD (Co-Founder & Deep Learning Pioneer)

Yoshua Bengio, PhD

Co-Founder & Deep Learning Pioneer

Widely considered as one of the three pioneers of deep learning, as well as the most impactful recent advances in machine learning, Dr. Bengio is a world-renowned researcher with more than 300 publications and over 145,000 citations to his name. He holds a Canada Research Chair in Statistical Learning Algorithms and an NSERC Industrial Chair. He is a Senior Fellow of the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research and co-directs its program focused on deep learning. He has been program chair and general chair of NIPS, the leading academic machine learning conference, and co-created ICLR, the leading deep learning conference.

Anne Martel (Co-Founder, SVP Operations)

Anne Martel

Co-Founder, SVP Operations

Serial entrepreneur, successful exit in medical sector

Nicolas Chapados (Co-Founder, Chief Scientist Officer)

Nicolas Chapados, PhD, CFA

Co-Founder, Chief Scientific Officer

20 years of Machine Learning R&D and tech transfer

Jean Sebastien Cournoyer (Co-Founder, Board Member)

Jean-Sébastien Cournoyer

Co-Founder, Board Member

Partner at Real Ventures

Philippe Beaudoin, PhD (Co-Founder, SVP Research Group)

Philippe Beaudoin, PhD

Co-Founder, SVP Research Group

5 years at Google, started the machine learning group for Chrome

Gabriel Duford (SVP Development & Technology)

Gabriel Duford

Co-Founder, SVP Development & Technology

20+ years experience in startups and large corps

Jeremy Barnes (Chief Architect)

Jeremy Barnes

Chief Architect

15 years of founding Machine Learning startups

Omar Dhalla (SVP Industry Solutions & Corporate Development)

Omar Dhalla

SVP Industry Solutions & Corporate Development

Management Consultant, entrepreneur, VC

Martin Pagé (SVP Product Strategy)

Martin Pagé

Head, Industry Products

Co-Founder of Emergis, strategic advisor for tech