Executive Team

Louis Têtu

Chairman and CEO

An award-winning entrepreneur and business executive with 30 years of experience in international technology businesses; Louis is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Coveo Solutions Inc. (TSX:CVO), a global provider of artificial intelligence powered business solutions for ecommerce, customer service and workplace applications. Prior to Coveo, Mr. Têtu co-founded Taleo Corporation, a leading international provider of cloud software for talent and human capital management, listed on NASDAQ in 2005 and subsequently acquired by Oracle for US$1.9 billion in 2012. Mr. Têtu was Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the board of directors from the company’s inception in 1999 through 2007.

Prior to Taleo, Mr. Têtu was President of Baan SCS, the supply-chain management solutions group of Baan, a global enterprise software company. This followed Baan’s acquisition of Berclain Group inc., which he co-founded in 1989 and where he served as President until 1996.

Mr. Têtu serves on the board and human resources and corporate governance committees of Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. (CircleK) as well as the board of PetalMD, a leading cloud applications provider in the medical sector. He previously served on the board of Industrial Alliance Insurance and Financial Services inc. Mr. Têtu is involved in private equity across multiple business sectors.

In 1997 Mr. Têtu was honoured by Université Laval for his social contributions and business achievements. He has twice received the Regional Ernst &Young Entrepreneur of the Year award and was a National winner in 2021.

Mr. Têtu lives in Québec City, Canada. He is an Engineering graduate from Université Laval in Québec City and a commercially licensed helicopter pilot.

Laurent Simoneau

Founder, President and CTO

Laurent Simoneau is co-founder, President, and Chief Technology Officer of Coveo, a position he has held since 2011. Mr. Simoneau served as Chief Executive Officer of Coveo from its incorporation in 2004 until 2011. Prior to Coveo, Mr. Simoneau was Chief Technology Officer of Copernic, an early leader in desktop search, where he oversaw Copernic’s product strategy and directed the research and development of core technologies. Mr. Simoneau also served as Chief Operating Officer at Copernic during which he successfully orchestrated the spin-off of Copernic’s enterprise search software division in 2005 into what is now Coveo. Mr. Simoneau holds a Master of Business Administration from the Université du Québec. Mr. Simoneau served on the board of directors of Qohash Inc., a data security software development company, until May 2023.

Brandon Nussey

CFO and Corporate Secretary

Brandon Nussey is the Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary of Coveo. Prior to joining Coveo, Mr. Nussey was Chief Financial Officer of Lightspeed Commerce (from 2018 to 2022) and oversaw Lightspeed’s IPO on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) and subsequent listing on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). Mr. Nussey was promoted to Chief Operating Officer of Lightspeed in May 2022 and held this position until joining Coveo. As Chief Operating Officer of Lightspeed, he was responsible for the operational execution of the business in its finance, operations, HR, legal, IT, payment, finserv and acquisition integration functions. He also led Lightspeed’s key strategic business partnerships and helped drive the successful execution of Lightspeed’s financial services strategies.

Prior to Lightspeed, Mr. Nussey was Chief Financial Officer at D2L Inc. (TSX: DTOL), a SaaS-based education technology provider. Mr. Nussey also held a series of roles at Descartes Systems Group (TSX: DSG and NASDAQ: DSXG), a multinational technology company specializing in logistics and supply chain management software and cloud-based services for enterprise customers, advancing to the CFO position in 2004. He was Treasurer and Board Member at the Loran Scholars Foundation from June 2016 to September 2022, and currently sits on the board of Thinkific Labs Inc. (TSX: THNC) since March 2021. Mr. Nussey is a Chartered Accountant and holds a bachelor of Business Administration (Honours) from Wilfrid Laurier University.

Sheila Morin

CMO

Sheila Morin is the Chief Marketing Officer at Coveo. Sheila joined Coveo in 2021 as Senior Vice President, Corporate Marketing and Brand. Prior to joining Coveo, Ms. Morin was the Chief Marketing Officer of Loop Industries between September and December 2020, and served as Chief Marketing Officer at Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group on an interim basis from 2019 to 2020, where she oversaw branding, marketing strategies, fan engagement, social media, consumer experience, consumer intelligence as well as advertising and content. Ms. Morin was a Senior Director at Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group, a live entertainment company, from 2017 to 2019, Senior Director at Danone, a food and beverage company, from 2014 to 2017 and held various positions at L’Oreal during her tenure with it, in Montreal and Paris, from 2002 to 2014. In her role as Senior Vice President, Corporate Marketing and Brand, Ms. Morin is responsible for the Company’s brand platform globally, including brand image, message and narrative as well as corporate marketing and communication. With her career spanning over 20 years, she has extensive experience in marketing, branding, strategy and sales. Ms. Morin has a Bachelor of Business Administration from HEC – École des Hautes Études Commerciales.
Cynthia Connors

EVP, Global Customer Engagement

Cynthia Connors is the General Manager of Platforms at Coveo. As GM, she is responsible for the go-to-market strategy for the Coveo Platform, strategic customer acquisition, and install base expansion and growth. She works cross-functionally to align key customer business outcomes to Coveo’s products and processes.

Cynthia holds a BS and MBA. Before joining Coveo, Cynthia held senior roles in general management, business operations, finance, and strategic sales. She has extensive experience in high tech, including both start-ups and Fortune 5 companies. She excels at building new markets and new solutions in unchartered territory. Cynthia is passionate about cutting-edge technologies designed to help companies advance their business objectives.

Her SaaS experience spans Applied AI, Machine Learning, Personalization, Customer Experience, Predictive Analytics, Big Data, Cloud, Social, Sentiment Analysis, NLP/Text Analytics, Enterprise Search, eprocurement, and ecommerce solutions, to name a few.

During her career, Cynthia has made significant contributions to company revenue and GTM, leading to acquisitions, and has been responsible for due diligence in acquiring and integrating companies.

Patrick Martin

EVP, Global Customer Experience

Patrick is the Chief Customer Officer at Coveo where he leads Coveo’s customer experience teams globally. This includes all services, support, customer success and technical account management operations, working closely and in conjunction with product teams, sales and account management teams. Patrick was previously General Manager of Service Solutions at Coveo, after spending 4 years leading the Technical Support team.

Patrick has been in the technology industry for 25+ years, working in various domains such as telecommunications, human capital management and relevance platforms. His journey in Support Services started back in 1999 as a Support Analyst, and he has not left support since. During his spare time, he likes to play hockey, tennis, drums and most of all, spend time with his family.

Nicholas Goode

CBO

Nicholas Goode serves as the Chief Business Officer at Coveo. In his role, he helps to prioritize Coveo’s organic and inorganic strategic growth objectives and investment priorities to ensure alignment of the company’s operations with those objectives, all through the lens of driving growth and shareholder value. This includes leading Coveo’s corporate development, investor relations, and strategic planning functions, as well as quarterbacking a number of cross-functional initiatives such as Coveo’s OKR program. He joined Coveo in July 2020 and previously served as its Chief Corporate Development Officer until August 2023. In this role, he worked closely with the executive team to assist with corporate strategy, M&A, partnership, joint venture, investor relations, and capital markets activities.

Prior to joining Coveo, Mr. Goode held the positions of associate, senior associate, and principal at Evergreen Coast Capital, a Menlo Park, California-based private equity firm, between January 2016 and April 2020. While at Evergreen Coast Capital, Mr. Goode helped to oversee existing investments, and also identified, evaluated, and executed new acquisition and investment opportunities. Prior to Evergreen Coast Capital, Mr. Goode was an associate at Genstar Capital, a private equity firm based in San Francisco. Mr. Goode has a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from the University of Notre Dame, where he graduated Magna cum Laude.

Karine Hamel

SVP, Finance

Karine Hamel, CPA, CA, is Coveo’s Senior Vice President, Finance. Ms. Hamel joined Coveo in 2017 as Director of Financial Reporting, before being promoted to Vice President, Finance in 2018. She has held the position of Senior Vice President, Finance since January 2019. Prior to joining Coveo in 2017, Ms. Hamel was a Senior Manager – Audit at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, a global provider of industry-focused assurance, tax and advisory services. She held senior positions on large audit accounts managing extensive teams with team members from around the world. As the lead of Coveo’s finance team, Ms. Hamel provides leadership and vision on the financial affairs of Coveo. Ms. Hamel holds a Bachelor in Accounting and a Specialized Graduate Diploma (DESS) from the Université du Québec à Chicoutimi. She is also a Chartered Professional Accountant since 2005.

Lisa Grayston

GM, Commerce

Lisa Grayston is General Manager of Commerce at Coveo. As GM, she has overall responsibility for the strategic direction and performance of our fastest growing line of business, bringing together all teams within Commerce and ensuring full cross functional alignment both within the business as well as with our most strategic partners. A data-centric leader with a strategic growth mindset, Lisa was previously Director of Product Strategy in Research & Development and joined Coveo through the Qubit acquisition in 2021. Alongside Commerce expertise, she brings extensive experience in Supply Chain, Med-Tech, Fin-Tech, Procurement and Mergers & Acquisitions, having previously held roles in companies ranging from Start-ups to Fortune 25. Lisa lives in London, United Kingdom and outside work, enjoys outdoor adventures with her Basset Hound, playing tennis, sailing the open seas and Scottish single malts.

Management Team

Marc Sanfaçon

Co-founder and SVP, Technology

Marc Sanfaçon is co-founder of Coveo and Coveo’s Senior Vice President, Technology, a position he has held since joining Coveo in 2004. With approximately 30 years of experience in application development, much of it in search, Mr. Sanfaçon is also responsible for Coveo’s cloud operations. Mr. Sanfaçon is involved in developing apps that make search pervasive throughout organizations. Previously, Mr. Sanfaçon held the role of Director of Technologies for Copernic, an early leader in desktop search, where he directed the development efforts for Copernic’s core search technologies. Prior to joining Copernic, he held the role of Senior Software Developer with the Berclain Group Inc., a leading provider of supply chain management solutions.

Richard Tessier

Co-founder and SVP, Products

Richard Tessier is co-founder of Coveo and serves as the Senior Vice President, Products at Coveo, a position he has held since 2008. With 20 years of experience in the search industry, Mr. Tessier has a keen understanding of how search can improve business processes and outcomes and has applied this knowledge to developing applications. Prior to his role at Coveo, Mr. Tessier was Director of Software Development at Copernic, an early leader in desktop search, where he oversaw the enterprise search software division. In 2005, he played a key role in the successful spin-off of this division into what is now Coveo. Richard has a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Laval University.

Alain Bouchard

SVP, Services

Alain Bouchard serves as Senior Vice President of Professional Services and Technical Support at Coveo. In this role, he leads the teams responsible for integrating Coveo in the most complex customer IT ecosystems, and supporting those customers throughout their use of Coveo. Prior to joining Coveo, Alain worked for 17 years at CGI where he held various leadership and management roles. Alain led numerous teams, small and large, supporting many customers in the achievement of better business results through information technology.

Earlier in his career, he served as a communications and electronics engineering officer in the Canadian Army. Alain is a graduate of Royal Military College of Canada in Kingston (Ontario) where he holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical).

Outside of work, Alain enjoys golf, travelling and cooking. He lives in Quebec City with his family.

Benoit Leclerc

SVP, Commercial & International Sales

Benoit Leclerc is Senior Vice President of Commercial & International Sales at Coveo. Benoit’s role is to assist Coveo’s sales team with select accounts that require special attention due to their size, complexity, or strategic nature for the company. Prior to Coveo, Benoit was Vice President of International Sales at Taleo Corporation, the leading international provider of cloud software for talent and human capital management, where he helped build the company’s business in all regions.

Benoit has also been Managing Director for the Eastern Region of SAP Canada. His experience is complemented by the various roles he held with other best-of-breed applications and companies in the supply chain management and system integration sectors.

Benoit holds a Civil Engineering degree from Montreal University. Outside of work, he is a fan of home renovation projects and is a still-busy father of three young adults.

Martin Laporte

SVP, R&D

Based in Paris, France, Martin Laporte serves as Vice President, R&D, managing multiple distributed software development teams and playing an integral role in the development and growth of Coveo.

With over ten years of experience with the company, Martin has been involved in several major projects that have shaped Coveo into the industry leader it is today, including our transition to a Cloud platform, integration within Salesforce, and many other core Coveo components.

Martin is a polyglot programmer who still regularly contributes to Coveo's platform. A Canadian expat who mastered the French accent, he enjoys cooking, running, and discovering new parts of Europe with his two daughters and his dog.

Michael Jepsen

SVP, Sales

Michael Jepsen serves as the Vice President of Sales, East at Coveo. In his role, he manages a team responsible for enterprise account sales. His expertise is building a team of Account Executives who will represent Coveo well and act as trusted advisors to their clients and prospects.

Prior to Coveo, Michael has 25 years of experience in various managerial and leadership positions, including eight years at Oracle as the area vice president of HCM Application Sales, as well as other leadership positions at Vastera, Inc., Plateau Systems, Workforce Solutions and IBM.

Michael holds a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering from Michigan State University, along with a Master’s in Business Administration and a Master of Science in Industrial Engineering from the University of Michigan. Outside of work, Michael enjoys skiing, rowing, and outdoor activities of all kinds.

Mike Raley

SVP, Growth Operations

Mike Raley is SVP of Growth Operations at Coveo. In his role, Mike leads a team responsible for managing cross-functional go-to-market programs, and works closely with the entire Marketing team to continuously improve practices and processes that drive efficient, scalable growth.

Mike has twenty years’ experience working at high-growth B2B companies, in a range of leadership, marketing and operations roles. Mike joined Coveo in 2011 and previously served as SVP, Global Marketing. Before Coveo, Mike was a Marketing Director at Aspect Software, a leading provider of customer contact software. At Aspect, he led a team responsible for demand generation, field and customer marketing programs and events. Mike also served as Marketing Director for the e-discovery software & services division of FTI Consulting, and at Sapient, where he held operations, sales support and event marketing roles.

Mike lives in New York City and has a bachelor's degree from the University of Connecticut.

Nicolas Pelletier

SVP, R&D

Coveo’s VP of R&D, Nicolas Pelletier, brings extensive analytical skills in both functional and technical challenges. Nicolas is a seasoned manager and is passionate about talent management and recruiting, algorithms, process improvement and improving client satisfaction.

Nicolas appreciates new challenges that will push boundaries and is constantly looking for ways to enhance how Coveo customers, partners and employees engage with its solutions.

When he’s not working, Nicolas enjoys running, tasting wine and spending time with his family

Anne Thériault

VP, Legal

Anne Thériault is Coveo’s Vice President, Legal, CISO, DPO and Assistant Secretary. Ms. Thériault joined Coveo in 2014 as Legal Counsel, and was promoted to Senior Director, Legal in January 2020. She has held the position of Vice President, Legal, since January 2021 and was given the additional titles of CISO and DPO in June 2022. With three certifications in data privacy issued by the International Association of Privacy Professionals, she leads the teams responsible for Coveo’s legal affairs and cybersecurity strategy. Ms. Thériault has been actively involved in the completion of several rounds of funding and secondary offerings, Coveo’s Initial Public Offering on the TSX, Coveo’s acquisition of Tooso, Inc. and Qubit Digital Ltd. and the negotiation of credit facilities. Ms. Thériault graduated with honors from Laval University’s Faculty of Law. Upon completing her law degree and a semester at Schulich’s School of Law at Dalhousie University, she went on to work at a prestigious law firm before starting her Master of Business Administration at Laval University. Ms. Thériault serves on the board of directors of a cleantech incubator, 2 Degrés.
C.A. Tremblay

VP, Human Resources

Claude-Antoine Tremblay is Coveo’s Vice President, Human Resources. Mr. Tremblay joined Coveo in 2010 as Executive Assistant and Human Resources Manager, was promoted first to Manager, Talent Community in 2012, then to Director, Talent and Community in 2015, and finally to Director, Human Resources in 2016. He has held the position of Vice President, Human Resources since January 2021. In his role as Vice President, Human Resources, Mr. Tremblay is focused on aligning business objectives with talent and building the best employee experience for Coveo’s global workforce. Mr. Tremblay has been instrumental in shaping a thriving human resources department and vibrant company culture at Coveo. Mr. Tremblay holds a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Relations from Laval University.


Jann Harrison

VP, Solution Engineering

Jann Harrison serves as the Vice President of Solution Engineering at Coveo. In her role, she is responsible for managing a team of experienced solution engineers, all with deep product knowledge, who help our customers find the best solutions and outcomes for their business needs. Jann has expertise and experience in building successful pre-sales teams, focusing on providing positive business outcomes for their clients and prospects.

Prior to Coveo, Jann has over 20 years of experience in various managerial and leadership positions, including 10 years at IBM with Watson Customer Engagement, as well as other leadership positions in companies providing digital engagement and digital marketing solutions.

Jann holds a bachelor’s degree in English Literature from Queen’s University, a bachelor’s in Education from Western University, along with a diploma in Computer Science from iti. Jann lives in Boston and outside of work Jann enjoys outdoor activities including skiing and hiking.

Jeff Becker

VP, Sales

Jeff Becker serves as the Vice President of Sales, West at Coveo. In his role, he is responsible for managing a group of experienced account executives , working throughout various industries including high technology and retail.   Jeff has the expertise and experience building successful sales teams, focusing on positive business outcomes for their clients. 

Prior to Coveo, Jeff has over 25 years of experience in various managerial and leadership positions, including 10 years at IBM leading the Watson customer engagement team in the East,  Director of Global sales at Sterling commerce, as well as other leadership positions in customer engagement and consumer goods companies.

Jeff holds a bachelor’s degree in management and finance from State University of New York,  He lives in Ohio along with his wife and 2 children. In his free time, he participates in competitive Tennis, Pickleball, music and playing his collection of guitars acquired over the years.

Rob Rathwell

VP, Customer Success

Rob Rathwell serves as Vice President of Customer Success at Coveo. In this role, he leads a team of customer success professionals who partner with our customers to ensure they are achieving the business outcomes they expect, while maximizing the value of our relationship with them. Rob has been a part of high-growth B2B companies for more than 30 years, in progressively expanding customer facing and leadership roles. Prior to joining Coveo, Rob most recently spent 11 years at Kinaxis, a B2B SaaS company and world leader in providing supply chain solutions. At Kinaxis, Rob led the Customer Excellence team where he pioneered the refinement and evolution of the Kinaxis customer journey, and the creation and expansion of the internal teams that supported it. Through his career, Rob has also held roles in Research and Development, Professional Services and Program Management. Based in Ottawa, Rob loves the outdoors, especially when spending time with his family. He has a passion for baseball, which he nurtures by staying involved with competitive youth teams in the Ottawa area. He can also be heard around many a campfire in the summer, where he pretends to be a guitar player and country singer.
Seamus O'Riordan

VP, Global Alliances

Seamus O'Riordan serves as Coveo’s Vice President of Alliances and Partners. Seamus works closely with some of our largest global alliances: SAP, Salesforce, ServiceNow as well as Global SI partners such as Accenture, Deloitte etc. Seamus has more than twenty years’ experience working at high-growth B2B companies in a range of leadership, sales and operations roles. He began his career as a Management Consultant with EY Consulting working with some of the leading global B2C consumer brands such as : Kelloggs, Kraft Heinz, Apple, Coca-Cola and Philip Morris International. He currently lives in Ireland with his wife and two children.
Sébastien Paquet

VP, Machine Learning

Sébastien Paquet obtained his Ph.D. in Artificial Intelligence at Laval University in 2006. Subsequently, he worked as a computer consultant for 8 years, mainly on research and development projects in the field of military intelligence. He worked on several types of technologies related to knowledge management and decision making: natural language processing, machine learning, operations research, and automated reasoning. Since 2014, Mr. Paquet is leading the machine learning team at Coveo developing algorithms to improve information retrieval, recommendations, and personalization. His recent interests and work are in the areas of machine learning, large-scale usage data analysis, and natural language processing.

Simon Langevin

VP, Product at Coveo

Simon Langevin is Coveo’s Vice President of Product, Coveo for Commerce. Mr. Langevin joined Coveo in 2013 as a support specialist for the Coveo for Sitecore product. His willingness to "solve problems at the root" took him on a journey through highly technical territories, where he became a Sitecore certified developer and eventually a Sitecore technical MVP. Through that journey, Mr. Langevin built the Coveo Solution Architect practice, which increased the technical enablement level of the Coveo partner ecosystem and increased the overall quality of Coveo implementations. He became a product manager in 2017 for the Coveo for Sitecore product, and by 2019, started to build the Coveo ecommerce practice, for which he became the product director. His knowledge of the ecommerce ecosystem and the success of the Coveo for Commerce product led to the acquisition of Qubit. Mr. Langevin was a key player in the due diligence process and a main contributor to the joint product strategy. Mr. Langevin is a bachelor’s in business administration and holds a certificate in computing from Laval University. He also studied international business in South Korea and China. He was highly involved in the start-up movement in Quebec and Montreal in the early 2010's as an organizer for the Startup Weekend program.
Jenna Murphy

VP, Marketing, Platform, Service & Knowledge

Jenna Murphy is Coveo’s Vice President Global Marketing. She has over 15 years of experience working with software companies to drive direct revenue, leverage strategic partnerships to accelerate and augment pipeline, and increase brand awareness in a competitive and ever-changing space. Jenna joined Coveo to lead Partner Marketing initiatives and then quickly became responsible for building the marketing strategy for the Service, Website, and Workplace products.She is pivotal in our efforts to elevate brand visibility and pioneer innovative marketing strategies while leading the Product Marketing, Content Marketing, and Growth Marketing teams.Jenna’s prior competitive soccer career has laid the foundation for her competitive drive, her focus on fostering employee development and creating an environment prime for collaboration and innovation.

Our board of directors

Louis Têtu

Chairman and CEO

An award-winning entrepreneur and business executive with 30 years of experience in international technology businesses; Louis is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Coveo Solutions Inc. (TSX:CVO), a global provider of artificial intelligence powered business solutions for ecommerce, customer service and workplace applications. Prior to Coveo, Mr. Têtu co-founded Taleo Corporation, a leading international provider of cloud software for talent and human capital management, listed on NASDAQ in 2005 and subsequently acquired by Oracle for US$1.9 billion in 2012. Mr. Têtu was Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the board of directors from the company’s inception in 1999 through 2007.

Prior to Taleo, Mr. Têtu was President of Baan SCS, the supply-chain management solutions group of Baan, a global enterprise software company. This followed Baan’s acquisition of Berclain Group inc., which he co-founded in 1989 and where he served as President until 1996.

Mr. Têtu serves on the board and human resources and corporate governance committees of Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. (CircleK) as well as the board of PetalMD, a leading cloud applications provider in the medical sector. He previously served on the board of Industrial Alliance Insurance and Financial Services inc. Mr. Têtu is involved in private equity across multiple business sectors.

In 1997 Mr. Têtu was honoured by Université Laval for his social contributions and business achievements. He has twice received the Regional Ernst &Young Entrepreneur of the Year award and was a National winner in 2021.

Mr. Têtu lives in Québec City, Canada. He is an Engineering graduate from Université Laval in Québec City and a commercially licensed helicopter pilot.

Laurent Simoneau

Founder, President and CTO

Laurent Simoneau is co-founder, President, and Chief Technology Officer of Coveo, a position he has held since 2011. Mr. Simoneau served as Chief Executive Officer of Coveo from its incorporation in 2004 until 2011. Prior to Coveo, Mr. Simoneau was Chief Technology Officer of Copernic, an early leader in desktop search, where he oversaw Copernic’s product strategy and directed the research and development of core technologies. Mr. Simoneau also served as Chief Operating Officer at Copernic during which he successfully orchestrated the spin-off of Copernic’s enterprise search software division in 2005 into what is now Coveo. Mr. Simoneau holds a Master of Business Administration from the Université du Québec. Mr. Simoneau served on the board of directors of Qohash Inc., a data security software development company, until May 2023.

J. Alberto Yépez

Managing Director, ForgePoint Capital

J. Alberto Yépez is Managing Director of ForgePoint Capital, a Silicon valley-based venture investor, a position he has held since 2015. He is also Managing Director of Trident Capital, a Silicon valley-based venture capital firm, a position he has held since 2008. He joined Coveo’s Board in 2008. Mr. Yépez serves on the board of directors of certain private companies. Mr. Yépez has a Bachelor of Science in computer engineering, computer science and electronic physics from the University of San Francisco and attended the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and the Universidad Nacional de Ingenieria in Lima, Perú.

Prior to ForgePoint Capital and Trident Capital, Mr. Yépez was a serial entrepreneur with a successful track record in building global businesses and leading them to successful exits. He has more than 25 years of experience in growing innovative, industry-leading technology companies and has served on the board of directors of various companies, including two public companies. He was founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of enCommerce, co-Chief Executive Officer and President of Entrust (ENTU) and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Thor Technologies, and held senior management positions at Oracle and Apple. In addition, Mr. Yépez worked as an Entrepreneur in Residence at Warburg Pincus, served as Executive Chairman of a Bain Capital portfolio company, and was a consultant to the U.S. Department of Defense as part of the DeVenCI Initiative.

Shanti Ariker

Chief Legal Officer, JFrog

Shanti Ariker is the Chief Legal Officer at JFrog, a company that enables a fast flow of secure software delivery through its universal, hybrid and multi-cloud Platform. She has more than 20 years experience working internationally with high-growth companies in Canada and the United States. Prior to JFrog, Ms. Ariker was Senior Vice President, General Counsel at Zendesk, Inc., a customer support software provider, for three years. Ms. Ariker also served in senior legal roles at Salesforce,Twilio and Autodesk. Ms. Ariker received her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Massachusetts and her Juris Doctor from the University of Virginia.
Frédéric Lalonde

Chief Executive Officer, Hopper Inc.

Frédéric Lalonde has been the Chief Executive Officer of Hopper Inc., a technology company that commercializes a travel booking app, since he co-founded it in 2008. Mr. Lalonde previously co-founded Newtrade Technologies, which was acquired by Expedia in 2002. As a VP at Expedia, Frederic was responsible for developing the Direct Connect product strategy and signing up over 10,000 hotels to the Expedia platform, including major hotel brands. He later moved on to participate in various Expedia M&A activities.

Mr. Lalonde has extensive experience in leadership and succession planning, as well as talent mapping of integrated companies and all other aspects of talent management. At Hopper Inc., he has adopted many corporate policies including but not limited to flexible paid time off, hybrid work policies, global mobility policies and universal parental leave. In addition, from 2007 to 2016, Mr. Lalonde served on the board of MakeMyTrip.com, a NASDAQ listed online travel company catering to the Indian market. Mr. Lalonde has also served on the compensation committee of the board of MakeMyTrip.com.

Fay Sien Goon

CFO, AppFolio

Fay Sien Goon is the Chief Financial Officer of AppFolio, Inc., a provider of cloud-based business software solutions, services and data analytics to the real estate market, since October 2021. Prior to joining AppFolio, Inc., she held the position of Chief Accounting Officer at ServiceNow, Inc., a global enterprise software company that delivers digital workflows, from March 2019 to September 2021. Prior to serving as Chief Accounting Officer, she held a variety of senior finance roles at ServiceNow, Inc., namely the positions of Vice President, Finance and International Controller from August 2017 to March 2019, Senior Director from August 2016 to July 2017, Director from May 2014 to August 2016, and Senior Manager from December 2012 to May 2014. Before joining ServiceNow, Inc. in December 2012, she served as a Senior Manager at Ernst & Young, a public accounting firm. Ms. Goon holds a Bachelor of Business Administration (Accounting Major) from Delta State University, as well as a Master in Accountancy (Financial Reporting) from The University of Alabama. She is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in California and Georgia. 
Isaac Kim

Senior Managing Director, Elliott Private Equity

Isaac Kim is a Senior Managing Director at Elliott Private Equity, which he joined in 2015. He joined Coveo’s Board in 2019. Prior to Elliott, Mr. Kim was a Principal at Golden Gate Capital where he led investments in enterprise software. Prior to that, he was a consultant at Bain & Company. Outside of his professional career, Mr. Kim serves on the board of YANA Ministry, a non-profit dedicated to improving the lives of orphans and children in poverty as well as ScholarMatch, a non-profit dedicated to making college possible for underserved youth.

Mr. Kim has a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Harvard University and a Master of Business Administration from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

Valery Zamuner

Senior Vice-President, Chief Corporate Affairs and Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary at Cogeco inc.

Ms. Zamuner joined Cogeco as Senior Vice-President and Chief Corporate Affairs and Legal Officer in September 2023. Ms. Zamuner has more than 25 years of experience in international and domestic mergers and acquisitions for public and private companies. She also has extensive experience and expertise in corporate and commercial law in the areas of securities, corporate governance and corporate finance. Her most recent roles include the one of Senior Vice-President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for Alimentation Couche-Tard, as well as the one of Senior Vice-President of Mergers, Acquisitions & Strategic Initiatives for Stingray Inc. Ms. Zamuner holds a Law degree from Université Laval and an MBA from Concordia University. She is a member of the Québec Bar. She is also a member of the Board of Directors of Coveo Inc. and of the Lise Watier Foundation.
Gillian (Jill) Denham

Business Executive and Corporate Director

With over 20 years’ experience in financial services, Jill Denham brings a diverse skillset to the board of directors of Coveo. Among her past roles, she was head of the Retail Bank at CIBC, she had responsibility for the European business of CIBC and before that she was President, Merchant Banking at CIBC. She has also been a director of the Ontario Teachers Pension Plan board and National Bank of Canada. Ms. Denham is a former Chair of the Board of LifeWorks Inc. (formerly Morneau Shepell Inc.), a former lead director of Canaccord Genuity and is a board member of Canadian Pacific Kansas City Limited and Kinaxis Inc. She was also a member of the Task Force on the Future of Securities Regulation in Canada. She holds an HBA from the University of Western Ontario School of Business Administration and an MBA from the Harvard Business School.
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