Claude is an entrepreneurial leader with a track record of success from venture-backed companies to large public enterprises. He is the General Manager of IBM Global Business Services in Canada. Claude has served on the Board of Société du Palais des congrès de Montréal and as an executive with Gildan Activewear, iPerceptions, and Accovia. Claude is an innovative and motivated executive, passionate about strategy and driven by the desire to solve business problems using new approaches and technologies. Claude and his team of consultants are applying artificial intelligence to the most important problems people in cities are facing today. They are working with doctors and health-care workers towards improving treatments of diseases and pandemics and with teachers to reduce social inequality by using cognitive computing in the education system. Claude holds a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering from École Polytechnique in Montreal and completed the Entrepreneurship Development Program of MIT Sloan School of Management. He is active in the World President’s Organization (WPO) and coaching start-ups.