Etienne Veilleux is a senior partner at Novacap and former president and CEO of Distech Controls. Named Entrepreneur of the Year by Ernst & Young in 2010 for his contribution to Green Technology, Etienne is an inspired leader who is passionate about innovation, moonshot thinking, and taking ideas to the next level through actionable strategies. He serves on the board of the Echelon Open System Alliance and QG-100, a private non-profit organization regrouping 100 world-class business leaders. Etienne is also a member of the Young Presidents Organization (YPO) and Quebec Financial Angels Network. He also serves as a mentor for the enterprises Eco Fuel and InnoCité MTL. He sits on the board of directors of YUL Investment, KLF Media, and American Lighting, and on the advisory board of Enertech Capital and Artika.