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.

Madeleine Jean
Interim Executive Director

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

Jinny Plourde
Program Director
PSO and Quantum

Sami Cheref
Account Manager
Artificial Intelligence (PIIA)

Christina Honorat
Project Coordinator

Antoine Auger
Senior Director
Business Development

Christèle Pelven
Program Director
Cybersecurity (QCIP)

Marion Gourdin
Digital Manager 
Marketing & Communication

Albertine Assamoi
Executive Assistant
Secretariat at the board of directors

Sameh Chebbi
Finance and Human Resources

Toufik Ouaguenouni
Account Manager
Cybersecurity (QCPI)

Solenn Rozo
Events and communication

Charlotte Armani
Finance Coordinator


Ghislain Nadeau
Program Director

Marc Baaklini
Account Manager
Cybersecurity (QCIP) 

Karen Schmidt
Project Coordinator
Artificial Intelligence (PIIA)

Louise Ouellette
Project Coordinator


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

Elaine-Nathalie Lamontagne
Associate Partner
Deloitte Brossard

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

Administrators from SMBs

Jacques Charron
K2 GeoSpatial

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

France Lavoie
CEO and V-P

Administrators of College Technology Transfer Centres (TTC)

Françoys Labonté
Chair and CEO
Vincent Thomasset macaron vert

Vincent Thomasset-Lapperrière
Director, Research and Partnership
Productique Québec

University administrators

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

Marie Gagné
Vice-President, Operations
Institut de Gouvernance numérique


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

Janice Bailey
Scientific Director
Fonds de recherche du Québec, FRQ