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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
 
 

Madeleine Jean
Deputy Executive Director

 

Antoine Auger
Senior Director
Business Development
 

Maxime Clerk
Senior Director
ENCQOR 5G, QCIP, HI_DOS
 

Benoit Labbé
Senior Director
Communications and Public Relations 
 
Jinny Plourde, Directrice des programmes - PSO, Quantique et INNOV-R

Jinny Plourde
Program Director
PSO and Quantum
 

Nicolas Bergeron
Program Director
Artificial Intelligence
 

Marc-André Normandin
Director, Engagement and Business Development, ENCQOR 5G
  

Marc Baaklini
Account Manager
Cybersecurity (QCIP) 
 

Ghislain Nadeau
Account Manager
ENCQOR 5G
 

Sovita Chander
Account Manager
Academic Partnerships
 

Juliana Hyelim Kim
Account Manager
PROMPT | MITACS
 

Alexandre Dion
Account Manager
Artificial Intelligence
 

Alexandre Sheldon
Director
Communications and Multimedia
 

Sameh Chebbi
Manager
Finance and Human Resources
 

Christèle Pelven
Administrative and Operational Manager

 

Sandra Doyon
Manager
 Communications and Events


Julie Blaudin de Thé
Manager
Communications and Communities
 

Asma Cherif
Project coordinator
Cybersecurity (QCIP)
 

Charlotte Armani
Administrative Coordinator

 

Fatoumata Sano
Project Coordinator
PSO 
 

Flora Sandrine Konan
Project Coordinator
Cybersecurity (QCIP)
 

Gabrielle Campeau
Project Coordinator
Artificial Intelligence
 

Tatiana Planté
Project Coordinator
Artificial Intelligence
 

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


François Bouffard
Vice-president, Government relations
Dassault Systems Canada Inc., Chair of the Board of Directors

Albert de Luca
Tax Partner
Deloitte

Philippe Molaret
Technical Director
Thales Digital Solutions

Sébastien Michel
Director of Quality Management Systems
Teledyne

Administrators from SMBs


Jacques Charron
CEO
K2 GeoSpatial

France Lavoie
CEO and V-P
Devicom

Layla Nasr
CEO and V-P
Makila AI

Administrators of College Technology Transfer Centres


Geneviève Tanguay
Vice-president, Emerging technologies, national infrastructure and future technologies, NRC

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


Danièle Bergeron
President
Société des leaders de marque

Eric Turenne
President
Stickware

Observers


Martin Doyon
Director, Innovation, Linkages and Industrial Partnerships Sector, MEI

Janice Bailey
Scientific Director
Fonds de recherche du Québec, FRQ