Stream: Artificial Intelligence
Frederic has +25 years of experience as a business and technology leader in both venture and private equity-backed technology companies. As a board member, investor, and CEO, Frederic brings extensive knowledge in building and scaling early-stage ventures. He is currently a partner at Diagram Venture Partners and was previously a partner at YUL ventures and Champlain Financial Corporation. He held operational leadership roles as President of Marine Press (acquired by OneOcean), President of Garda Background Screening Solutions (acquired by Mintz Group), Co-Founder of SkyMotion (acquired by AccuWeather), and business development for Trigo Technologies (acquired by IBM).
He is an active angel investor, advising and mentoring multiple technology startups in Canada and the US, and is an active board member for Ossiaco, YUL ventures, the Society for Arts & Technology, and Million Peacemakers. Frederic is also a member of OIQ (professional engineers of Québec) and of YPO (Young Presidents Organization).
Earlier in his career, Frederic was a business technology practice leader at McKinsey & Company – managing a global portfolio of clients in the financial and technology industries. He graduated from Northwestern University (Kellogg School of Management) with an MBA and holds a master’s and bachelor’s degree in Aerospace Engineering from ISAE-SUPAERO and Ecole Polytechnique Montreal.