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Our team

The PROMPT team is formed of experts in collaborative innovation. Our advisors and program managers work to bring together the key ingredients to fund your innovation projects and ensure their success.

Our business development specialists help create high-impact linkages among researchers and companies in the fields of healthcare, 5G, AI, cybersecurity, UX, telecommunications and digital media.

 

Our communications specialists highlight the most innovative projects in Quebec and help create events for our communities.

 

Our management team and operations and finance team are comprised of experienced managers and experts who are committed to the success of our members’ projects.


Frédéric Bove
Executive Director
 
 

Julie Blaudin de Thé
Manager
Communications and Communities
 

Madeleine Jean
Deputy Executive Director

 
Jinny Plourde, Directrice des programmes - PSO, Quantique et INNOV-R

Jinny Plourde
Program Director
PSO and Quantum
 

Antoine Auger
Senior Director
Business Development
 

Nicolas Bergeron
Program Director
Artificial Intelligence
 

Sameh Chebbi
Manager
Finance and Human Resources
 

Lotfi Kesraoui
Cybersecurity programs
director (QCIP)


Sovita Chander
Account Manager
Academic Partnerships
 

Laurence Martin Gossin
Account Manager
Academic Partnerships
 

Alexandre Dion
Account Manager
Artificial Intelligence
 

Ghislain Nadeau
Account Manager
ENCQOR 5G
 

Marc Baaklini
Account Manager
Cybersecurity (QCIP) 
 

Marion Gourdin
Digital Manager 
Marketing & Communication


Solenn Rozo
Events and communication
coordinator


Christèle Pelven
Cybersecurity programs manager
and administrative coordinator


Flora Sandrine Konan
Project Coordinator
Cybersecurity (QCIP)
 

Tatiana Planté
Project Coordinator
Artificial Intelligence
 

Louise Ouellette
Project Coordinator
PSO & ENCQOR 5G
 

Karen Schmidt
Project Coordinator
Artificial Intelligence (PIIA)
 

Charlotte Armani
Finance Coordinator

 

OUR BOARD OF DIRECTORS

PROMPT’s board of directors consists of 15 members who are all experts in the innovation field in Quebec. Together, they contribute their rich and varied experience to PROMPT’s mission, amplifying the depth of its actions and the credibility of its approach.

 

Nine of the 15 directors come from the information and communications technology community, while six are heads of universities or public research centres in Quebec. The Council is chaired by an industry member.

 

Administrators from large businesses


Elaine-Nathalie Lamontagne
Associate Partner
Deloitte Brossard

EtienneLemieux
Functional Director, R&D and Business Development
IBM (site de Bromont)

Philippe Molaret
Technical Director
Thales Digital Solutions

Sébastien Michel
Director of Quality Management Systems
Teledyne

Administrators from SMBs


Jacques Charron
CEO
K2 GeoSpatial

Layla Nasr
CEO and V-P
Makila AI, Chair of the Board of Directors

France Lavoie
CEO and V-P
Devicom

Administrators of College Technology Transfer Centres (TTC)


Françoys Labonté
Chair and CEO
CRIM

Marie Gagné
Chair and CEO
Synchronex

University administrators


Vincent Aimez
Valorization and Partnerships, University of Sherbrooke

Olivier Grenier
Director, Office of Research and Technology Development Centre
École Polytechnique de Montréal

Mourad Debbabi
Full Professor and Dean of the Gina-Cody School of Engineering and Computer Science, Concordia University

André Zaccarin
Dean of the Faculty of Science and Engineering, University Laval

Independent administrators


Eric Turenne
President
Stickware

Poste vacant

Observers


Marc Blouin
CEO, Science and Innovation Science and Innovation, MEI

Janice Bailey
Scientific Director
Fonds de recherche du Québec, FRQ