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Monday February 20, 2023

Location Palais des congrès de Montréal1001, Place Jean-Paul-RiopelleMontréal

Louis Têtu

Chief Executive Officer
Coveo

Louis Têtu

Biography

Louis Têtu

Chief Executive Officer
Coveo

Quebec can be proud of its innovation and capabilities in the artificial intelligence domain, thanks to our universities, research, scientists, and the local talent pool that was built in data science and digital. Louis Têtu, chairman & CEO of Coveo [TSX:CVO], will provide examples around how AI will transform the world of business and consumers in ways that we have not seen since the creation of the internet. In conversation with Diane Bérard, Louis will discuss the digital imperative and how Quebec can take advantage of digital as a wealth creation lever, its potential impact on collective wealth and economic success, the opportunity as well as the threat. 

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Biography

Louis Têtu

An award-winning entrepreneur and business executive with 30 years of experience in international technology businesses; Louis is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Coveo Solutions Inc. (TSX:CVO), a global provider of artificial intelligence powered business solutions for ecommerce, customer service and workplace applications. Prior to Coveo, Mr. Têtu co-founded Taleo Corporation, a leading international provider of cloud software for talent and human capital management, listed on NASDAQ in 2005 and subsequently acquired by Oracle for US$1.9 billion in 2012. Mr. Têtu was Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the board of directors from the company’s inception in 1999 through 2007.

Prior to Taleo, Mr. Têtu was President of Baan SCS, the supply-chain management solutions group of Baan, a global enterprise software company. This followed Baan’s acquisition of Berclain Group inc., which he co-founded in 1989 and where he served as President until 1996.

Mr. Têtu serves on the board and human resources and corporate governance committees of Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. (CircleK) as well as the board of PetalMD, a leading cloud applications provider in the medical sector.  He previously  served on the board of Industrial Alliance Insurance and Financial Services inc. Mr. Têtu is involved in private equity across multiple business sectors.

In 1997 Mr. Têtu was honoured by Université Laval for his social contributions and business achievements. He has twice received the Regional  Ernst &Young Entrepreneur of the Year award and was a National winner in 2021.

Mr. Têtu lives in Québec City, Canada. He is an Engineering graduate from Université Laval in Québec City and a commercially licensed helicopter pilot.

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