Johan is a builder. He has started his career in institutional asset management at BlackRock Inc. and la Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ). Passionate about the quantitative aspect of finance, he redirected himself toward artificial intelligence and joined the R&D of CDPQ in this field.
More recently, concerned by the challenges linked to the democratization of artificial intelligence, he has co-founded SEED AI, whose main mission is to bring the added value of AI to organization of all sizes and maturity.
Johan is invested in numerous charitable causes. He has offered multiple Pro Bono trainings in artificial intelligence, particularly in the healthcare sector. He is also co-founder and co-president of the International Business Analytics Challenge, which aims at helping world-caliber NGOs create value from their data. He has also co-founded IMPACT 20-35, a community enabling young professionals at CDPQ to provide Pro Bono expertise to non-profits in Québec and within which he provides his expertise in artificial intelligence.