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Francis Piéraut

Advisor Montreal, Canada Area, CA

Entrepreneur/Research Engineer Big Data-Mining/Advisor/Community Builder

Entrepreneur/Research Engineer Big Data-Mining/Advisor/Community Builder

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Les Bouchons
Les Bouchons


Senior ML/Big Data-mining Consultant QMining December 2015 - present
Co-organizer Montreal Big Data December 2014 - present
Founder QMining May 2013 - present
Investor Fortem March 2008 - present
NLU Senior Researcher Nuance Communications May 2013 - December 2015
Membre Conseil d'établissement (École Philippe-Morin) October 2014 - July 2015
Advisor Les Bouchons July 2014 - March 2015
Advisor December 2013 - January 2014
Founder & CEO QMining January 2010 - March 2013
Lecturer École de technologie supérieure (ÉTS) October 2010 - December 2010
Senior Software Engineer Pivotal Payments August 2008 - August 2010
Industry Representative crepuq March 2010 - July 2010
Président Cours de Rosiers co-propriété 2008 - 2010
R&D Director Double V3 March 2008 - July 2008
Machine Learning Specialist Coradiant March 2005 - January 2008
Chief Scientific Officer Dakis October 2003 - March 2005
Junior Software Engineer/Researcher Idilia May 2003 - October 2003
Software Engineer Intern Locus Dialog May 1999 - August 1999
Software Engineer Intern Microcell labs May 1997 - October 1998


Nuance University Project Management 2013 - 2013
DEP: SAJE Accompagnateur d'entrepreneurs Business & Sales 2011 - 2012
Université de Montréal - Ecole polytechnique de Montréal machine learning 2001 - 2003

Interested In

Markets of Interest
  • • Advertising
  • • Data & Analytics
  • • Productivity Tools

You Should Know About Me

Key Strengths

Python • Software development • Machine learning • Management • Leadership • Systems Architecture • Vision

Key Accomplishments

- 3 exits (Dakis, Coradiant, QMining)
- QMining = 3+ years self founded/bootstrapping
- Active member Montreal Startup Cabal (Empower tech entrepreneurs through networking cascade effect)
- Active member Big Data Montreal User group
- Active advisor/early investor MTL startup ecosystem
- 2 happy kids & 1 happy wife

How I like to work with people As a Cofounder

real partnership, no bullshit, doer not talker.

Vouches Received

Vouches Given

Think Francis is awesome?
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Sebastien Provencher
They're my friends  •  Business Consultant, Self-employed and Advisor, The Hardware Guild.
Francis is a driven, product-oriented, technical startup entrepreneur, good qualities for a startup founder.
Christian Lavoie
They're my friends  •  President and Owner, Sand Reckoning Consulting. Previously Team Lead / Site Reliability Engineer, Hopper. McGill grad.
Francis is a serial-entrepreneur in-the-making, having already built QMining from scratch, and someone that'll pursue an itch or an idea to ... its best conclusion. Passionate, energetic and unstoppable.
Frederic Moreau
Digital business transformer / Mentor / Entrepreneur. Solid track record in Internet publishing and BtoBtoC marketplaces.
Francis is a great engineer, data scientist and entrepreneur. He is always willing to help other entrepreneurs and provide great advices.
Sebastian Bulzak
CTO & Senior Software Engineer & Co-founder, Opus44 Focused on building scalable distributed systems and tracking everything we can.
Francis knows all about SRED credits. If you want do go further with your seed funding in Canada, have a cofffee with this guy. On the tech ... side, he's truly passionate about applying data mining and machine learning to increase the bottom line.

Olivia Li
We worked together  •  Advisor for, Soevolved and President, Founder, Tabla9. McGill grad. McGill grad.
Olivia just get it where most advisor fail badly.