Week 2023


Alexandre Synnett

Senior Vice President, National Capital Region, CGI

November 21, 2023 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

AI: New Developments and Risks

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As the Senior Vice President of the National Capital Region, Alexandre brings over 20 years of experience to CGI. He deeply understands the financial and tech space – including fintech, finance and regulatory matters. He is a seasoned senior executive with a passion for the role of technology in driving Canada’s digital transformation.

As Executive Vice-President and Chief Technology Officer at the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ), he managed a global tech investment strategy and spearheaded its digital transformation programs. His knowledge and expertise allowed him to drive growth and performance by harnessing the power of technology for economic development and organizational evolution.

Alexandre has served on several boards of directors, including Mila, an AI community of more than 1,000 researchers dedicated to scientific excellence and innovation.

Alexandre Synnett