2022-04-28
Our Team

Our Team

A bold team to help you innovate

Our team brings together varied profiles and solid competencies. We are people driven by the same passion for innovation and the Montréal startup ecosystem.

Our Team

Melissa Berquez

Program Manager

Likes baking cakes, painting, and being a foster family for stray cats

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Guillaume Courcy

Director, Scaleups and programs

Likes innovation, environment and education

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Guillaume Courcy

Director, Scaleups and programs

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Josée Desjardins

Project Manager - Women founders

Likes travels, culture and gastronomy

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Josée Desjardins

Project Manager - Women founders

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Jihane El Atifi

Lead - international partnerships & programs

Likes Africa, gastronomy, traveling, people and their life stories, football (soccer)

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Jihane El Atifi

Lead - international partnerships & programs

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Samuelle Fillion

Lead - programs & ecosystem

Likes dance, music, good food, traveling and cinema

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Samuelle Fillion

Lead - programs & ecosystem

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Marie-Madeleine Gianni

Project Manager

Likes adventure, change, atypical thoughts, good food and opera

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Patricia Grzesiak

Project Manager

Likes the metaverse, VR/AR, sailing and debating on ethnocultural diversity

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Naouel Hanani

Director, Programs and Ecosystem

Likes art, world cultures, gastronomy, heart intelligence

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Naouel Hanani

Director, Programs and Ecosystem

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Florie Jeannet

Digital communications coordinator

Likes creating visual content but also music festivals in Europe and guitar

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Florie Jeannet

Digital communications coordinator

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Khatidja Kassam

Communications advisor

Likes photography, gastronomy, Africa, craft beers in Québec

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Guillaume Lajoie

Advisor, public relations and government affairs

Likes talking about cinema and philosophy with friends, interests for politics and environment

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Guillaume Lajoie

Advisor, public relations and government affairs

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Liette Lamonde

Managing Director

Likes architecture, contemporary art, gastronomy and urban discoveries

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Myriam Mahias

Communication Manager

Likes doing odd jobs, giving another live to objects, cultural activities, eating well with a good beer

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Alexandra Maier

Director, communications, events and government relations

Likes traveling, visual arts and doing her own bread

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Alexandra Maier

Director, communications, events and government relations

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Jessika-Kina Ouimet

Manager, Innovation

Likes contemporary art, traveling, yoga and gastronomy

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Caroline Quijoux

Communications and Events advisor

Likes sports, gastronomy and traveling

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Caroline Quijoux

Communications and Events advisor

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Melyan Vézina

Lead - mobilization & impact

Likes gastronomy, potlucks, arts and UX/UI

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Melyan Vézina

Lead - mobilization & impact

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Marie-Pier Kouassi

Officer, public relations and government affairs

Discovering places and people, heat and popcorn

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Marie-Pier Kouassi

Officer, public relations and government affairs

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