Gatineau, April 20th, 2021 – Cilex is proud to welcome Trevor Poirier as the newest member of its team. He will act as project lead for Connexité, the digital innovation zone of Gatineau. Mr Poirier will shoulder the responsibility of coordinating the various players of the innovation zone’s projects, and ensure the success of the zone itself.
Mr Poirier has over 20 years of experience in the high-tech industry, having worked in companies focusing, notably, on cybersecurity such as RSA Security, RHEA Group and iFathom, where he developed strong customer relation management skills, particularly with the public sector. His ability to establish partnerships between various businesses and competitors will be an essential skill in the successful coordination of the innovation zone.
“Mr Poirier’s experience and knowledge will be major assets in managing the Connexité project. I have no doubt he will bring great renown to the innovation zone and Gatineau, from all over the Quebec and Canadian ecosystems.” – Martin A. Roy, Director General of Cilex
Mr Poirier holds a Bachelor’s Degree of Commerce, majoring in Accounting and Finance, from the Université du Québec en Outaouais. Throughout his career, he has held many positions in technology companies, such as account manager, sales manager, branch manager and client partner.
Connexité, the digital innovation zone of Gatineau
Connexité – the innovation zone of Gatineau – is a collaborative environment which catalyzes technology and social innovation in the fields of cybersecurity, digital identity and digital health. Investors, budding entrepreneurs, businesses and the research community can meet while surrounded by high-end infrastructures and expertise, which facilitates the collaborative marketing of innovative technology products. Connexité is spread out over a territory which includes the Université du Québec en Outaouais, Zibi and La Fonderie – three locations at the heart of Gatineau which all offer first-rate infrastructures that support collaboration and innovation.
For more information: en.cilex.ca/connexite
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Martin A. Roy, director general