- Senior business advisor | Sector Team
“ My approach: ‘It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare, it is because we do not dare that they are difficult.’ I encourage entrepreneurs: Dare to endeavour … differently ”
Francis Bélime has 30 years of experience in industry in general and technological innovation in particular. He has extensive international experience, having worked in large-scale companies in about 30 countries on several continents. Francis then settled in Quebec, where he established three companies in the information technology sector. Very involved in economic development, in 2004 he co-founded VÉTIQ (an association of Quebec IT companies), where he served as a board member and then president. He was also a board member of the French Chamber of Commerce in Canada – Quebec section, before serving as president until 2013. He is regularly invited to sit on the advisory committees and boards of directors of innovative companies. Francis has a Master of Physics from the Université de Dijon in France, a Master of Nuclear Engineering from the Institut national Polytechnique of Grenoble as well as an MBA from the Institut français de gestion of Lyon.
He specializes in:
- Business models;
- Local and international marketing strategies;
- Web and social network positioning strategies;
- Innovation marketing.