Co-Founder & Chief Corporate Officer, Imagia

After putting his 20 years of IT experience to work for hospitals, space agencies and urban storage infrastructures, Alexandre Le Bouthillier has transformed his understanding of large-scale systems to improve diagnosis and treatment in the healthcare sector. Today, Mr. Le Bouthillier works with world-renowned physicians and artificial intelligence experts to revolutionize the speed and accuracy of treatment, and ultimately clinical outcomes for patients. He sits on the boards of Mila, IVADO, MEDTEQ and Montréal InVivo. Alexandre holds a Ph.D. in parallel computing and optimization from the Université de Montréal. He co-founded Imagia, whose mission is to harness the full potential of data from all medical organizations with which his team collaborates to achieve medical breakthroughs.


Alexandre Le Bouthillier holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science and Operations Research from the University of Montreal (Canada) and completed a Post-Doctorate at the University of Geneva (Switzerland). He is the co-founder of Planora, a company combining artificial intelligence and optimization. Alexandre held the position of Vice President Science & Technology at RedPrairie (now JDA Software) following the acquisition of Planora.

A financial angel, he invests talent and capital in technology companies and is the recipient of numerous merit scholarships from NSERC, FCAR, Bombardier, Delcan, ATC, CRT, Alexandre has interests in operational research, artificial intelligence (machine learning, deep learning), health, oncology, big data, brain and cloud infrastructure.

He is co-founder of Imagia, a company that works in the fight against cancer thanks to the latest breakthroughs in artificial intelligence, member of the board of directors of MILA (Institut Québécois de l’Intelligence Artificielle, directed by Prof. Yoshua Bengio), member of the board of directors of IVADO, MEDTEQ and Montreal InVivo.