Jean-Marc Rousseau

Director of Technology Transfer

After completing a PhD in operations research at MIT in 1973, Jean-Marc Rousseau taught at the Université de Montréal Department of Computer Science and Operations Research (DIRO) from 1973 to 1992, and led the UdeM Transport Research Centre (now CIRRELT) from 1979 to 1987. He co-founded GIRO Inc. in 1979 and was CEO of CIRANO from 2002 to 2005. A member of Anges Québec since 2011, he advises start-ups and sits on several boards and advisory committees. He has authored more than 80 scientific publications and been awarded 13 prizes and distinctions during his academic and professional career.