This competition is designed to recognize a technology company president who stands out for his leadership and who, by extension, contributes to the reputation of the Quebec technology industry!
Participating for the AQT - Investissement Québec CEO of the Year Award is an unique experience that will highlight your successes and enhance the potential of your company.
Martin Thériault, CEO Eddyfi
Eddyfi, founded in Quebec City in 2010, became in just 7 years a world leader in non-destructive testing technologies. 100% from Quebec, Eddyfi has 250 employees, 9 global offices and exports to 80 countries. Under the leadership of Martin Thériault, the company made judicious strategic choices from its start while very skilfully optimizing its financial resources. Eddyfi is now accelerating its growth through acquisitions (3 carried out in the UK in 2016/2017) and a new business model confirms a shift in software and service for the company. Eddyfi is proud to conquer the world by taking advantage of the resources here!
The impact of the leadership of Joé Bussière, president of Libéo, can be felt on two main axes: the implementation of the EOS management model to structure the growth of Libéo – with success – and its expansion thanks to the acquisition of a in December 2017. In addition, Joé has greatly contributed to developing a corporate culture based on the personal development of its employees who wish to evolve at the same pace as Libéo. Founder of Québec Numérique, he is also involved in the entrepreneurial world and the world of Start-ups.
Renaud is above all an enthusiast, but also an entrepreneur, a professor, an inventor more than 25 patents at Embrionix, an editor. Engineer by profession, Renaud began his career in a start-up SME, in addition to training future ETS engineers. After having worked in television broadcasting for 7 years, He started Embrionix, his second successful company. This one which knows a very strong success (recognized by Deloitte, Fast50 in 2016). Embrionix is changing the broadcast market, simplifying infrastructure at major events such as the Olympics, soccer world cups and more.
2018 – Martin Thériault, Eddyfi
2017 – Louis Roy, Groupe Optel
2016 – David Hervieux, Devolutions
2015 – Chantal Trépanier, SIM
2014 – Benjamin Desmarais, Fibrenoire
2013 – Daniel Handfield, MédiaMed Technologies
2012 – Éric Bergeron, Optosecurity, inc.
2011- Claude Mc Master, Technologies D-BOX
2010 – André d’Orsonnens, Druide informatique
2009 – Pascal Pilon, Averna Technologies
2008 – Alain Paquin, Komunik
2007 – Didier Gombert, Objectif Lune
2006 – David Gellerman, Advantech
2005 – Jean Mignault, Technologies 20-20
2004 – Karol Brassard, Nexxlink Technologie
2003 – Dennis Wood