Sylvie Veilleux

Sylvie Veilleux, Board Member

Ms. Veilleux is a strategic global technology leader and former CIO with over 30 years of experience, holding top management positions at renowned, fast-growing technology firms. She served as the first Chief Information Officer at Dropbox (Nasdaq: DBX), led the IT division at Dropbox and developed the organization’s first global strategic and centralized IT function, enabling it to expand and scale before and after its IPO. She was also a key leader of the initiative that launched Dropbox’s “Virtual First with Hubs” working model, bringing its virtual workplace to life through technology solutions. Veilleux served in several critical technology roles at multinational firms such as Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL), Salesforce (NYSE/Nasdaq: CRM), Mozilla and Franklin Templeton Investments (NYSE: BEN).

Ms. Veilleux was recognized by Forbes CIO NEXT 2021 Top 50, and Technology Magazine Top 100 Women in Technology 2021, and by the California Diversity Council in 2017 as a Distinguished Chief Information Officer.

In addition to LeddarTech, Ms. Veilleux is an active Board Member with Softchoice (TSX: SFTC), QScale, and Prezi, Chairperson of the Board, and Chair of the Compensation and Nomination Committee of Cinchy. Ms. Veilleux also served on Europcar Mobility Group when it was a publicly traded company.

Ms. Veilleux studied Computer Science at College de Limoilou in Quebec City, Canada and attended the Directors’ College at Stanford University, California.