Speaker

Paul Raymond Paul Raymond

President and chief executive officer
Alithya

A Computer Engineering graduate from the Royal Military College of Canada and member of the OIQ (Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec) and Institute of Corporate Directors, Paul Raymond has more than 30 years of experience in the business world. Before becoming President and CEO of Alithya in 2011, this visionary held several key senior management positions in a major information technology firms and served as an officer in the Canadian Armed Forces. He has traveled to and lived in many parts of Europe, the USA, and Canada while in these functions. In addition to overseeing the strategy, organizational development and accelerated growth of Alithya, Paul is also the promoter of the company values and culture, which he shares with his team. Recognized as a builder and a leader in the industry, he is a promoter of diversity – Alithya is a member of the 30% Club, which promotes diversity and advocates for the advancement of women to executive and board positions. On behalf of Alithya, he received the 2016 Entrepreneur of the Year Award from EY Québec in the IT category. Paul Raymond is also the president of the Quebec Technology Association (AQT).

As an ardent promoter of social responsibility, he assumes the role of presidency of the organism and he’s also President and President of the Board of Directors for the Quebec chapter of the Make-A-Wish Foundation,  furthermore, he is involved in several other charitable causes.