Frantz Saintellemy

Co-Founder and Chairman, Groupe 3737

Engineer, innovator and internationally recognized expert in advanced technologies, Mr. Saintellemy has over 20 years of experience in the high tech and automotive tech sectors. A dedicated entrepreneur, angel investor, mentor, coach and philanthropist, he is co-founder and chairman of Groupe 3737, an incubator/ accelerator and entrepreneurial innovation centre helps entrepreneurs leverage technology and innovation to massively scale their start-ups and transform one of the most underprivileged neighbourhoods in Canada.

Mr. Saintellemy is currently President and COO of LeddarTech since September 2017, having previously served as VP and General Manager of the Automotive and Industrial Division of Integrated Device Technology (Nasdaq: IDTI). Prior to IDT, he was President of ZMDI AG which was acquired by IDT in December 2015 for $325M. Prior to ZMDI, Mr. Saintellemy was CTO and Corporate VP for Tech Marketing, Global Accounts and Advanced Engineering Group at Future Electronics.

Mr. Saintellemy has founded or co-founded several startups with 3 successful exits and has several patents and published papers to his credit. In addition to angel investing and he is a mentor to young entrepreneurs, sits on several boards and advisory committees including board member of the University of Montreal where he chairs the Information, Communications and Technology Committee. He is currently Chairman of the board of Groupe 3737.

He was recently recognized at the 2020 Gala des Nouveaux Performants for his success as an entrepreneur and business leader and lifetime achievement and contribution to Canada.

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