Christian Coutu

Christian Coutu

Partner, President and CEO

“Competition only exists if you choose to follow the leader.” – Earl Nightingale

Business leadership and visionary

Passionate and creative, Christian constantly seeks innovation. Honest and authentic, he is an entrepreneur through and through, and dedicates himself body and soul to his clients’ projects and their success.

Known and respected in the industry, he started in the sector of marketing communications, quickly recognizing the role of IT in managing target markets.

In 1999, he becomes partner with Andrée Blais, founder of GTI Canada. Together, they decide to offer IT services to a clientele of entrepreneurs and managers hoping to achieve growth, profitability and efficiency objectives. Under his presidency, the company takes off, and in 2019, GTI Canada celebrates its 30 years in business!

Invited to share his vision, this ambitious businessman admits his plans to expand the company outside of Quebec and conquer the Canadian market!

Andrée Blais

Andrée Blais

Founding Partner, Vice President Software Solutions

“Become the one you are. Do what only you can do.” – Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

Entrepreneure et conceptrice de solutions logicielles hors pair

Andrée is rigorous, has incredible analytic abilities, and is unfailingly reliable. Born in a family of entrepreneurs and focusing her know-how on a growing SMB, she quickly saw the tremendous potential that information technologies can represent for business leaders. An expert in the analysis of business processes, she is a pioneer in the design of business solutions for SMB, and continues to expertly lead large-scale projects.

Since she founded GTI in 1989, Andrée has successfully built solid and lasting business relations with her clients. This multi-talented businesswoman prefers maintaining direct relationships with each of them to better understand their needs and offer customized solutions designed by the GTI team.

Karim Kendjouh

Karim Kendjouh

Partner, Vice President, Technologies and Innovation

"The only source of knowledge is experience." – Albert Einstein

Visionary of technology and innovation, he merges innovative technologies and social business with creativity!

With nearly 24 years of experience, he has contributed to the growth of CGI, Sid Lee and MultipleMedia. His solid experience and versatility, leveraging emerging and new practices, bring added value to clients.

Through his education, versatility and passion for adventure, Karim has pushed the boundaries of technology and challenged the norms. Karim holds a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and a Master’s degree in Software Engineering.

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Mirzet Kadric

Vice President, Digital ecosystems

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Olivier Provençal

Vice President, Finances, Administration and HR

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Francis Lévesque

Project Director, Digital Ecosystems

"But isn't it in the dream that most worthwhile projects are born?" - René Lévesque

Passionate about digital technologies and teamwork

Cumulating 17 years in digital technology, he has collaborated on a wide range of digital projects, from e-commerce to corporate projects.

The successful completion of all of his projects is the result of extensive collaboration with the client. Francis is attentive to the needs and challenges of his customers to develop perfectly adapted solutions that will allow them to grow in their digital transformation.

He works closely with the project team and the development team to ensure that his vision and the customer’s vision are achieved within the defined quality, deadlines and costs.

While working in digital agencies, he used his expertise for brands such as Ivanhoe Cambridge, Cascades and Brault & Martineau. 

Jocelyn Ostiguy

Jocelyn Ostiguy

Software Solutions Director

"To gather is a start, to stick together is a progress, to work together is a success."
– Henry Ford

Team leader and manager in Software Solutions

With great human qualities, Jocelyn has 14 years of expertise in the field of IT over more than 15 years of experience in leadership and coordination in design and communications.

During all these years, his career also led him to accumulate 14 years in adult education.

Featuring several strings to his bow, the designer in him is all the more an asset on which GTI can count.
His experience and communication skills also make him an accomplished team manager and planner for GTI.

Sebastien Plante

Sébastien Plante

Professional Services Director, Managed Services

“The only way to do great work is to love what you do.” – Steve Jobs

Customer Service and Technical Specialist

Gifted with a great analytical capability, Sébastien understands IT-related concerns in companies. His 10 technical proven experience years give him approved knowledge combined with genuine managerial talents.

Both methodic and rigorous, Sébastien makes sure that the Outsourcing team always delivers high quality services.

In 2016, he had the will to improve his management knowledges and succeeded with a project management diploma from HEC.

Sébastien knows well how to prioritize his work and always put customer relation in the heart of his preoccupation.

As a team player and a communicative person, he does his best to popularize technical jargon to adapt to his interlocutors.