Stream: Artificial Intelligence
Yves Boussemart leads the QuantumBlack team in Canada. He was one of the leaders and a Board Member of QuantumBlack in London until the acquisition by McKinsey and Co in 2015. He has since relocated to Boston and Montreal to build and scale QB teams in North America. His experience spans operating/exiting a tech startup and advising large companies on AI-enabled transformations. His work led him to operate across a wide of industries such as airlines, aerospace, banking, pharma, sports, mining or public sector. He’s also an investor in a number of tech companies in North America and Asia.
Yves’ academic background is a B.Eng. and M.Eng. from McGill University and Ph.D. and PostDoc from MIT (Systems Engineering and Aeronautrics/Astronautics respectively).