Leadership Team

Leadership Team

Francoys Labonte

Françoys Labonté, Eng., Ph.D.

Chief Executive Officer

Hans Bherer

Hans Bherer, Ph. D.

Chief Scientist and
Director, Strategic projects RD

France Lord

France Lord

Senior Director, Administration and Finance


Houman Zolfaghari, Ph. D.

Director, Applied machine learning

Vincent Hénonin

Vincent Hénonin

Director, Technology

Lise Rebout

Lise Rebout, M. Sc.

Director, R&D Project Portfolio Management

Mathieu Barreau

Mathieu Barreau

Director, Business, Communication and Partnerships

Board of Directors

Daniel Granger
President, ACJ Communication – Board Secretary
Éric Bergeron
President and CEO, IXIASOFT - Board Vice President
Guillaume Bazinet
CEO, FX Innovation - Board President
Hélène Chartier
Executive Director, Réseau QG100
Josée Lanoue
Chief Executive Officer, Praeneste Technologies
Julie Lévesque
Executive Vice President Technology, National Bank of Canada
Marie Côté
President, Côté Multimédia
Olivier Laquinte
President, Talsom
Serge Blais
Executive Director Professional Development Institute · University of Ottawa

Board Observers

Françoys Labonté
Chief Executive Officer, CRIM
Denise Moranville
Director, Organizational Support, Innovation Sector, Ministry of Economy and Innovation

Board Legal Advisor

André Vautour
Associate, Lavery, De Billy Lawyers

Scientific Council

Vincent Augusto
Professor, Mines Saint-Étienne, Health Care Engineering
Malick Deme
Senior Manager - Global Investment and Innovation Incentives, Deloitte Canada
Stan Matwin
Professor & Director, Institute for Big Data Analytics, Dalhousie University
Pierre Nugues
Computer Science Professor, Lund University (Sweden)
Dominic Picard
SR&ED Manager, Mallette
Guy Vézina
Director General R&D Strategic Partnerships, Defence Research and Development Canada, Government of Canada - President of the Scientific Council

Our Ecosystem

CRIM is at the heart of a rich innovation ecosystem and by its collaborative approach, it plays a leading role in this wide network. Due to their remarkable diversity, these companies, researchers and professionals help to extend the outreach of artificial intelligence and data science sectors.

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