The team

Aware of the importance of our mission we share an entrepreneurial culture and a motivation to increased human capital value, by promoting productivity without compromise on safety.

Marc Hébert

Marc Hébert

PhD, founder and chairman of the board

Marc Hébert holds a doctorate in neurological sciences. He is director of the cognitive and clinical neurosciences axis of the CERVO Research Center and co-director of the Thematic Center for Research in Neurosciences at Laval University. Professor of ophthalmology at Laval University since 2001. He was president of the Society for Light Therapy and Biological Rhythms from 2010 to 2013. He is the founder of the company Chronophotonix and co-founder of DiaMentis, which holds exclusive licenses operating at Laval University.

Jacques Denommee

Jacques Denommee

CFA President

He has over 30 years of experience building winning teams, deploying business strategies and risk management practices to small and medium-sized businesses, including 18 years in venture capital. He contributed to the success of several companies, including Telecité, Optosecurity and Miranda. He is a speaker on the theme of value creation and the creation of innovative ecosystems and the author of the book "The Business Paradox".

Isabelle Dufresne

Isabelle Dufresne

MBA Member of the Board of Directors

Isabelle Dufresne is Vice-President of Investments at INNOVEXPORT, a Quebec-based venture capital fund whose mission is to support the start-up of innovative businesses targeting international markets. She has extensive expertise in corporate finance at all stages of development, but more specifically in technology start-ups. In 2006, she co-founded a microbrewery, which was sold to the third largest brewery in Belgium in 2016. Thanks to her university training combining science (master’s degree in microbiology) and business (MBA), as well as her entrepreneurial profile, Ms. Dufresne brings great wealth to various boards of directors and advisory committees.

Sébastien Jutras

Sébastien Jutras

MBA Member of the Board of Directors

Sébastien Jutras is Vice-President of Operations and RA/QA at THORASYS Thoracic Medical Systems, a respiratory medical device company based in Montreal, Quebec. Thanks to his long experience in innovation and product development, he brings invaluable technical expertise to the company. Sébastien has been involved in Chronophotonix since its creation and contributed to the development of the first versions of the Bluewake.

Simon Bernier

Simon Bernier

Member of the Board of Directors

Simon Bernier is Vice-President of Sales and Business Development at Avalanche Skiwear, a Quebec company specializing in the design and manufacture of winter clothing since 1986. He brings to the board a long experience in sales to businesses in various industries relevant to Chronophotonix and marketing strategy expertise. Simon also offers a solid understanding of the freight transportation industry from a key position he held earlier in his career.

Sylvain Tassé

Sylvain Tassé

Member of the technical advisory committee

Sylvain Tassé is CEO of Quadra Plast, leader in high quality polymer extrusion moldings. He brings to the advisory board over 20 years of organizational leadership experience and proven experience in driving sustainable revenue, profit and productivity in a fast-paced and fast-paced environment, including various positions in the manufacturer under contract and electronic component industries. He has worked in various market leaders in embedded computing such as Kontron GMBH, Avnet and Triton Electronik.

Simon Thibault

Simon Thibault

PhD, Physics – Member of the technical advisory committee

Simon Thibault is a professor in the Department of Physics, Physical and Optical Engineering at Laval University. He brings to the advisory team a rich experience and expertise in the fields of optical design (engineering, aberration theory, optomechanics), optical metrology (interferometric, CGH, aspherical), adaptive optics (simulation , deformable mirrors), optics for extreme environments (design, metrology, cryogenic, space) and in long-term outdoor lighting (LEDs, aging models, standards, thermal management).

Peter Cowan

Peter Cowan

MBA, Ms. LLM IP Law – member of the advisory committee

Peter Cowan is the founder and principal consultant of Northworks IP. He has created and led the growth of technological innovation and intellectual property programs in business, from new startups to large multinational companies. He has worked with leaders, inventors and technical teams in eight countries to help identify and protect their breakthrough innovations, both in mature and emerging markets.

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