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Innovation Québec congratulates Mr. Youmani Jérôme Lankoandé for his selection in the top 20 of Canada’s young leaders
Saint-Laurent, Quebec, July 9, 2015 – Innovation Quebec warmly welcomes the selection by Action Canada of Mr. Youmani Jérôme Lankoandé, CEO of YULCOM Technologies and president of the Young Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Saint-Laurent – Mont-Royal in the top 20 Young Leaders of Canada. He will have the distinct honor of formulating proposals for economic and societal innovations for Canada’s economic future, alongside other leaders (below) selected by Action Canada.
Mr. Lankoandé’s hard work and leadership have helped make Innovation Quebec a benchmark in the commercialization of Canadian technologies internationally.
Mr. Lankoandé will bring to the Action Canada program his in-depth knowledge of issues related to technological innovation for the competitiveness of the Canadian economy.
The entire Innovation Québec team is proud of this distinction and offers it its warmest congratulations.
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YULCOM Technologies inc.
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Leaders 2015-2016 – Action Canada
Jennifer Arnold is currently a Project Manager at McKinsey & Co, where she primarily serves Canadian natural resource companies on topics as diverse as strategic growth opportunities and operational improvement. Read more
Sarah Doyle is Senior Policy Advisor at the MaRS Innovation Center for Impact Investing.
Simon Gamache is an arts administrator with a wealth of experience in educational program management, media production, performing arts and musical interpretation.
Sara-Christine Gemson works as a radio, TV and web journalist for Radio-Canada in Toronto.
Ayesha works as a Senior Policy Analyst in the International Affairs Division at the Department of Public Safety Canada, where she leads the management of the department’s multilateral engagement with the United Nations (UN) and the Organization of American States ( OEA)
Youmani Jérôme Lankoandé
Economist and entrepreneur, Mr. Lankoandé is President of Innovation Quebec, a Montreal-based consulting and marketing company for technological innovations.
Taylor Martin is committed to improving equity in access to health care for the public, he has held various positions in government, the hospital sector and private enterprise.
Grace Pastine is a lawyer and Litigation Director for the British Columbia Civil Rights Association, a not-for-profit human and civil rights advocacy organization.
A certified industrial relations advisor, he graduated from the European Masters in Labor Sciences, where he was the recipient of the Quebec-French Community of Belgium scholarship, as well as the Baccalaureate in Industrial Relations (Laval University; 2012).
Kevin Quinlan is the Deputy Director of the Mayor’s Office of Vancouver. A social entrepreneur in the urban and political context, Kevin has worked for the mayor’s office for six years. Read more
Shoshanna Saxe is a Certified Engineer and PhD student at the University of Cambridge.
Christopher was born and raised in southern Alberta. He is soon to begin an emergency medicine residency program at McMaster University.
Based in Switzerland, she has developed educational resources and medical programs, as well as in Luxembourg, the United Kingdom and Canada and has lectured on the subject at international conferences.