IVADO is pleased to announce the appointment of Louis Têtu to its International Advisory Council for a three-year term. The Advisory Council is comprised of six international experts in the field of data science and its applications and is mandated to oversee all issues pertaining to commercialization strategy and provide the Board of Directors with an independent evaluation of the strategic direction, objectives and performance of IVADO.
Louis Têtu is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Coveo.
Prior to Coveo, Louis co-founded and was Chairman and CEO of Taleo Corporation [NASDAQ:TLEO], the leading international provider of cloud software for talent and human capital management, acquired by Oracle for $2B in 2012. Prior to Taleo, Louis was President of Baan SCS, the supply-chain management solutions group of Baan, a global enterprise software company with more than 5,000 employees. This followed Baan’s acquisition of Berclain Group inc., which he co-founded in 1989 and where he served as president until 1996.
Louis is an Engineering graduate from Laval University of Canada in 1985 and in 1997 was honored by Laval for his outstanding social contributions and business achievements. He also received the 2006 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of The Year award in the Technology and Communication category. Louis is also Chairman of the Board of PetalMD, the leading cloud platform for the Canadian medical sector, and serves on the Boards of iA Fiancial Group and the Quebec City international airport authority.
Louis is involved in technology private equity, and in new business models leveraging digital for large scale philanthropic fund raising programs. Outside of his professional career, Louis is a commercially licensed helicopter pilot, a skier, a wine and travel enthusiast, and enjoys family time with his wife and their three children.