as well as on-demand IT projects and talents to respected clients
This is our story
It’s the spark that ignited Cofomo over 27 years ago, and what continues to power us as leaders in digital transformation and on-demand IT talents.
Your digital transformation starts here.
Distinctions that set us apart
Excellence deserves merit so we’re proud to share the accolades we’ve been awarded. From entrepreneurship to achievements in business and information technology (IT), these esteemed distinctions don’t just look nice on the wall, they set us apart.
Distinctions that set us apart
There’s power in the right partnerships
Furthermore, our recent Nexio acquisition allows us to offer ServiceNow and Sitecore technologies.
More to come. These powerful partnerships are what help us keep innovation in motion for our clients.
There’s power in the right partnerships
Clever people doing outstanding work
It’s the synergy of our more than 2,800 astute thinkers and doers that fuels us. Expert, up-to-date accreditation means we define the industry’s leading edge. Because to offer the best, you must be the best.
Clever people doing outstanding work
It takes an exceptional leader to grow a business as Régis Desjardins has done since he took the helm at Cofomo in 2002.
His vision, combined with 35 years of business and technology experience, particularly in IT consulting and digital transformation, has led to tremendous success for Cofomo's clients.
Also, for Régis Desjardins, supporting various community organizations is a priority and part of his core values.
As Vice-President of Finance, Alain brings to Cofomo more than 20 years of experience in business growth. His keen mind and vast expertise have enabled his team to significantly grow Cofomo. Since 2017, Alain has coordinated and supervised all the company's financial functions, including performance management, budgets, and acquisitions.
In early 2021, he concluded one of the largest transactions in Quebec when Novacap invested in the company, thus enabling Cofomo to pursue and accelerate its acquisition program.
Before joining Cofomo, Alain made an impressive impact at GardaWorld, Hydro-Québec, and Bombardier. Alain holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting science and is a member of the Ordre des comptables professionnels agréés du Québec.
Business Development, Mergers and Acquisitions
A career investment banker with more than 30 years of experience in mergers, acquisitions, and corporate finance, Jeffrey has advised clients in a variety of industries. Prior to joining Cofomo, he held notable roles at DNA Capital, Scotia Capital, and RBC Dominion Securities (the latter two position involving periods where he was based in Toronto).
Beyond his investment banking experience, he served as Chief Financial Officer of Revision Military (now Galvion), where he remains one of the initial shareholders and a member of its Board of Directors.
Jeffrey is a graduate from Western University, and currently stands as a governor and member of the Board of Directors of Les amis de la montagne, a non-profit conservation and advocacy group for Mount Royal, and president of its annual fundraising campaign. He is also a member of the Board of Trustees of the Birks Family Foundation.
A core member of the Cofomo family, Lyne has played an integral role in the company’s growth for almost 20 years. Her exceptional career has shaped her into a skilled strategic relationship manager and a standout member of the company’s executive committee—expertly managing relationships with our key clients across all sectors.
Her contribution to Cofomo’s strategic vision truly helped shape the unique value-added approach that our clients value.
Lyne oversees the Montreal business unit, working closely with the president and the rest of the management team in the implementation of innovative strategies that enable Cofomo to be the industry leader that it is.
A solid trajectory comes from a clear vision and the ability to put together the right team with a shared passion for innovation. That’s exactly the approach Bernard takes to leading the Quebec office.
An expert in IT consulting communications, he paves the way in large-scale application development, the integration of value-added solutions, and propelling companies into the digital world.
Outside of Cofomo he plays an active role as a philanthropist for Centraide.
A leader with entrepreneurial roots, Claude has over 25 years of business and IT experience, making him well qualified to lead the Capital office team.
From the beginning of his career as a consultant to his involvement in the creation of a consulting firm, he has accomplished a great deal and ensured sustainable growth at every stage.
Beyond his career, he is proud to be a founding member of the Gatineau Social Pediatric Center, which helps vulnerable children and their families by ensuring that they are treated with dignity and respect.
Known to be a versatile forward-thinker, Normand brings to the table an extensive expertise in a range of business sectors, thanks to the years spent working with several leading professional service firms. Throughout his career, he played an active role in the evolution of the computer science profession in Canada. Staying at the vanguard of emerging business and technology trends makes him a key player in offering Cofomo’s clients exactly what they need to progress.
In his downtime, he enjoys immersing himself in Italian culture, taking to the ski hills, and pursuing his passion for music.
Innovation Group - Marketing and Innovation
A true entrepreneur at heart, Hassan is a respected leader with over 20 years of rich experience in the IT industry.
From developing technology solutions for start-up, public, and Fortune 500 companies, to recruiting and managing IT teams, he brings great value to Cofomo, where he leads the transformation of the client and talent acquisition journeys by taking full advantage of innovative digital tools and platforms through AI, HR tech, benchmarking, lead generation, and marketing.
Beyond business, Hassan is passionate about new learning technologies that can have a positive impact on the world. He also takes pride in volunteering as a teen soccer coach at his North Shore community center.
Innovation Group – Operational Excellence (Montreal)
A leader, a collaborator, and a deeply valued member of the team, Lyne touches many facets of the business with her extensive expertise. From financial analysis and planning to business process engineering, and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) integration, talent of her calibre is what Cofomo and its clients value most.
Lyne enjoys balancing her life by staying active and fit, spending time with her family, and travelling.
Innovation Group – Talent Management (Montreal)
With talents at the very core of Cofomo, Marc's role is a pivotal one. He takes a truly human approach to recruitment and management, which, after 20 years of experience, has earned him recognition as a leader in his field. His forward-thinking approach helps him break down boundaries and optimize teamwork, enabling him to build the rich community of talents that defines Cofomo.
Since being promoted to the role of Senior Vice-President, he is responsible for the implementation of innovative recruiting strategies aimed at hiring the best talent, at the right time, to support our clients’ innovative projects.
Marc is also committed to supporting Le Grand Chemin, a foundation that provides specialized treatment for substance abuse, gambling and cyberaddiction to Quebec teens aged 12 to 17.
Innovation Group - Customer Success (Montreal)
A quiet force known for his high performance and an expert in IT, Robby has over 30 years of experience working with internationally renowned companies. His deep understanding of his clients' realities and challenges has greatly contributed to the company's rapid growth over the past 11 years.
Currently, Robby manages strategic relationships with Cofomo's entire client portfolio in the greater Montreal area, while supporting his team members and the consultants within the company. Respected by his colleagues and clients, Robby remains true to his values of transparency, commitment, excellence and creativity.
Robby is an active member of his community and proudly serves as a volunteer on several boards.
Innovation Group – Business Solutions and Technologies (Montreal)
Sophie is a true leader who knows how to cultivate solid relationships with her clients and partners. With an impressive background in the technology and finance sectors, she always seeks to surpass herself, is not afraid to create change, and leverages innovation to get ahead. She never hesitates to step outside of her comfort zone in order to lead her clients and her team towards success.
Her sharp business skills have led to promotions in several roles, while being recognized for her natural leadership and her ability to mobilize her teams with her positive attitude.
Innovation Group – Digital Transformation and Innovation (Montreal)
Leading Cofomo’s digital transformation offering is Jean-Hugues, a highly experienced manager with over 30 years of valuable experience working with notable consulting firms in the financial, manufacturing, distribution, and public administration sectors. His solid technical background and cutting-edge expertise in business strategy development garner him the trust of his clients, and the respect of his team.
As the head of Cofomo’s expertise centers, he encourages innovation and collaboration at every step of each digital transformation engagement. His active lifestyle is full of sport, world travel, and soaking up culture.
From practicing his favorite sports, to family activities, to dinners with friends, and enjoying the great outdoors —there’s never a dull moment with Jean-Hugues.
Known as an industry pioneer in the Canadian market, Martial made major contributions to the development of IT Service Management (ITSM) tools and methods, as well as the implementation of ServiceNow solutions.
He held several strategic roles in major companies before founding Nexio in 1993, which then joined forces with Cofomo in August 2021—further accelerating its growth. Valued as a true visionary, he brings a unique energy to the Cofomo team.
While he is passionate about his career, he also travels the world for Masters swimming competitions.
Innovation Group - Client Success
An exemplary 20-year track record has demonstrated Tony’s ability to transform vision into applicable business solutions while working in an environment of trust and loyalty that favours a non-zero-sum approach. Client satisfaction, according to Tony, is not merely an objective but a restless ambition.
Tony’s innate ability to forge strong, mutually beneficial relationships is accurately reflected in the consistent, quantifiable results he delivers. His superior analytical abilities have kept him relevant in a complex, rapidly evolving field rife with frequent technological advances.
Tony not only embraces change, but he also wields it as a tool, using it to meet and exceed expectations at every turn. That alone readies him for future change, a flexibility that makes him an indispensable asset to Cofomo, and our esteemed clients and partners.
Innovation Group - Operational Excellence
Philippe is a big believer in the power of analytics, metrics, and technology as keys to mastering HR processes. With an eye to efficiency and performance he takes full advantage of a broad expertise to bring added value to all his interactions.
His ability to achieve organizational success is made possible by his knowledge and mastery of a full range of HR specialities; from global compensation to mergers and acquisitions, to coaching, performance appraisal, training, and leadership.
Beyond serving as Cofomo’s Vice-President, Culture and Talents, Philippe has also gained the recognition of the CRHA (Ordre des conseillers en ressources humaines agréés), serves as their youngest ever Quebec Board of Directors’ President, and was recently appointed to the role of vice-chair of CPHR Canada, the body representing the national human resources associations.
Philippe's commitment and expertise in the field make him a recognized expert, while his vast experience at Agropur, as an HEC lecturer and as a highly sought-after consultant, means his opinion and guidance are valuable assets for Cofomo and our clients.
A dynamic, committed, and motivated leader, Mira oversees operations for the administrative, financial, human resources, sales support, and immigration departments with a focus on collaboration and professional fulfillment. Her 25 years of experience in the IT consulting industry along with her passion for the human side of the business make her a distinguished leader at Cofomo.
A retired marathoner, Mira still has a passion for running, as well as travel, gastronomy, and football—and is always ready for the next adventure!
Recognized for his leadership and team spirit, Luc knows how to assemble the right team and encourage collaboration to achieve and exceed the goals he sets out. He can identify great talent and plays an integral role in building great relationships with our clients in the government sector, as well as managing large-scale projects.
A family man, Luc enjoys spending most of his free time with his six children.
Innovation Group - Customer Support (Quebec)
A seasoned professional in the information and security technology industry, Marc has spent the past 40 years working in a range of sectors at different levels. His rich experience and his passion for building technological infrastructures have equipped him to lead his team at Cofomo in developing bespoke solutions for his clients. He understands their unique needs and goes above and beyond with each mandate.
His appreciation for nature has him spending plenty of his free time.
As an engineer, author, and entrepreneur, Marc’s career has given him the opportunity to work with Internet service providers around the world. Notably, he has implemented new technologies like IPv6, internationalisation, and security, and has even written Internet standards, known as RFCs (requests for comments).
For the last 15 years, he has worked with international space agencies, including NASA, on networking technologies in space. He has a keen interest in artificial intelligence and augmented reality, has written several books, and is the co-author of four patents. He has been inducted in the IPv6 Hall of Fame and received the ICANN Leadership Award.
In his personal time, Marc volunteers at Moisson Québec and at Maison Lauberivière, and hopes to pursue a doctorate on baby psychology after he retires.
With over three decades of IT experience behind him, Charles has seen IT shift ambitions into reality, projects stumble and then succeed, and potential transform into talent. Perseverant and positive, energetic and human, communicative and encouraging, Charles brings to the table a rich knowledge in project management, integration architecture, business architecture, and database management.
His sharp business acumen, communication skills, and the ability to mobilize the right teams have helped him excel as a respected leader at Cofomo.
Balancing a strong work ethic with the tranquility of nature, Charles can often be found in his urban henhouse, his garden, and in the great outdoors fishing, cycling, or playing badminton and tennis with friends.
Innovation Group – Customer Support (Quebec)
With over 30 years of experience in the IT industry, Réal is an esteemed member of the Cofomo team. Known for his professionalism, sharp project management, and exceptional understanding of the client, he acts as a standout leader who takes a human approach to understanding and integrating new technologies.
He enjoys spending his free time fishing and getting creative with cabinetmaking.
A people motivator, Sonia has over 25 years of experience working in the information technology (IT) sector, managing and developing operational processes and systems in Administration, Human Resources (HR), and Contract Management. Before joining Cofomo, she worked on large enterprise-wide IT projects where she led the training and roll-out initiatives for HR. Sonia seizes any opportunity to work with and mentor youth by sharing the ‘little gems’ not found in the classroom and helping them realize their unique potential.
Innovation Group – Financial Services (Ottawa)
Joanne’s diverse career has taken her from controller roles at accounting firms to a director role for the First Nations government. Her fearless approach to change is apparent, having lived in five provinces and one territory, and her passion for continuous growth and learning plays a role in both her professional and her personal life.
In her downtime she enjoys putting her green thumb to work, planting flowers and vegetables in her garden.
Innovation Group – Customer Success (Ottawa)
It takes a great leader to take small businesses from the local to the national level and ensure they achieve a significant presence. That's what Blair has accomplished, and much more, in his more than 20 years as a sales leader in the professional services industry in Ottawa.
Not only is he a valued member of the Cofomo family, but he is also a family man with two daughters for whom he happily volunteers his time in support of their many athletic endeavours.
Innovation Group – Talent Management (Ottawa)
A results-oriented professional with a strategic mindset and strong business acumen, Lesley has over 20 years of experience in staffing and recruiting. Her expertise led her to her current leadership role, managing the day-to-day operations of the Talent Management team in Ottawa. As Cofomo continues to grow, Lesley brings our brand and culture to life through our recruiting strategy and processes.
In her personal time, Lesley enjoys all things culinary and finding new hiking trails to explore.
Innovation Group – Business and Technology Solutions (Ottawa)
Eric has garnered over 30 years of IT consulting and management experience with local and national-scale IT staffing and consulting service companies. His extensive experience includes managing the writing and production of over 4,000 proposals for government and private-sector RFPs.
In his personal time, he enjoys getting hands-on as an avid learner of pioneer skills like blacksmithing, boatbuilding, and leathercraft.
Innovation Group – Business and Technology Solutions (Ottawa)
A detail-oriented writer, Jacqueline has over 13 years of experience in proposal development and management in the field of IT and business consulting. Her results-driven focus and competitive nature have been instrumental in securing hundreds of contracts ranging in value up to thirty million dollars.
Outside of work, you can find Jacqueline out on the ice curling, or buried in a good book.
Quality in the words of our clients
Going beyond and making a difference
Volunteering, donating, and giving shine to causes that matter are simply some of the ways we aim to give back to society. Here’s to good people doing good things!
That’s why we offer tools and services to help them grow and thrive—from career development training to Digital Healthcare with Dialogue, to activities and benefits (think events, dinners, exclusive discounts, and complimentary services).
We’re proud to support organizations of all sizes like the MS Society of Canada, the Refuge des Jeunes, the Red Cross, the Welcome Hall Mission, the Fondation Jean-Neveu, the Fondation 24 h Tremblant, the Société canadienne du cancer, and the Fondation Mira, to name but a few.
Get to know our offices
Global game-changers in digital transformation.
On the map as Canada’s Mecca for digital talents, Montreal boasts some of the brightest minds in the business. Our office is home to local and international talents whose professional prowess our clients count on, and whose expertise sets us apart.
As a digital hub, Montreal counts on advanced IT to power digital transformations across several sectors. The need for quality expertise is paramount, and Cofomo Montreal has the proven capacity to deliver an avant-garde approach for all major clients. Here’s what gives us the edge:
- Six solutions Strategy, agility, innovation, security, intelligence, and cloud computing
- Digital strategy Talent and project management using cutting-edge software
- Innovative platform Send-to-end solutions from marketing to delivery with a focus on quality relationships and services
- The largest diversified office in the network: 70% of employees are female, and 30% are immigrants
- BOMA BEST® Platinum certified for sustainable and environmentally friendly practices in our workplace building
- Managing the largest key accounts in Montreal
- Cofomo’s Quality Management System is certified compliant to the ISO 9001:2015 standard by Intertek.
We’re located in a landmark Montreal building
1000 De La Gauchetière Street W. – Suite 1500
Elite talent hailing from 26 countries across the globe.
When professionals from around the world come together and connect like a family, we have our Quebec City office. International expertise meets local hospitality to form a pivotal hub in our ever-growing network.
Our Quebec City office has strong partnerships with two major government and insurance clients who appreciate the outstanding team, their level of expertise, and the hands-on service it offers. Here’s what gives us the edge:
- Center of excellence and the Cofomo Campus Focused on agility, cloud, and Microsoft solutions
- Manufacturing partnerships Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services, VMware, Microsoft 365, and Microsoft Gold partnership in security, cloud platforms, data centers, application development and integration
- Team collaboration Integration of all Cofomo Vice-Presidents, professional development coaching, integrity, transparency and collaboration
- Leading research and development on emerging technologies for a major space agency
- Awarded with United Way’s “Coup de Coeur” distinction two years in a row for extraordinary efforts in fundraising
- Training and development enthusiasts
- Cofomo’s Quality Management System is certified compliant to the ISO 9001:2015 standard by the Bureau de normalisation du Québec.
We’re located in Quebec City’s burgeoning business hub
825 Lebourgneuf Boulevard – Suite 218
Quebec City, Quebec
The capital city hub for diverse digital talent.
Strong teams are cut from a diverse fabric. With 80% of our Ottawa team members originating from other places around the globe, they bring a rich blend of expertise and culture to our capital city office. They’re smart, close-knit, and key players in our steadily-growing network.
Our Ottawa hub strategically handles high-profile mandates for government, defense, and crown corporations, as well as for municipalities, education, health and social service sectors. Our hybrid business model focuses on long-term partnerships. Here’s what gives us the edge:
- Talent acquisition Access to a wide range of professionals with diverse skills and a mastery of leading technologies
- Experienced teams Boasting extensive knowledge of the federal government and associated sectors
- Value-added strategy Offering more niche advantages than large traditional consulting services firms
- The first officially bilingual office to join the Cofomo Group
- Proud to be made up of 72% female employees
- Top 20 supplier of IM/IT consulting services to the Federal Government of Canada
Find us in the heart of Ottawa’s ByWard Market
368 Dalhousie Street – Suite 200