Jean-Marc Rousseau
Director of Technology Transfer


After a Ph.D. in operations research at MIT in 1973, Jean-Marc Rousseau was a professor at DIRO (1973 to 1992), and director of the Transport Research Center of UdeM (now CIRRELT) (1979 to 1987). He is the co-founder of GIRO inc. (1979) and was CEO of CIRANO (2002-2005). As a member of Anges Québec since 2011, he advises start-ups and sits on several Boards and Advisory Committees. Author of more than 80 scientific publications, he has also been awarded 13 prizes and distinctions during his academic and professional career.