MONTRÉAL, April 27, 2017 – Cofomo, an innovative leader in the digital transformation arena, is proud to have forged an exclusive partnership with the School of Management of the Université du Québec à Montréal (ESG UQAM). The purpose of this agreement is to provide for an exchange of knowledge between the areas of expertise developed at ESG UQAM and Cofomo’s “digital and integrated” communities of practice.

According to recent studies, over 60% of managers of medium and large-size companies cite the implementation of a digital transformation as one of their top 3 priorities. The Cofomo-ESG UQAM partnership agreement, as a basis for scientific and technological research, will serve as the foundation for the design and development of Cofomo’s own solutions, provided while accompanying clients during their digital transformation, a sector enjoying steady growth.

The partnership will be co-chaired by Mr. Marc Allaire, Senior Vice-President of Cofomo and Head of its Communities of Practice and, Professor Laurent Renard of the Management and Technology Department who will head ESG UQAM’s Center of Expertise in Digital Development.  The Center will be established notably to oversee the coordination of the research efforts stemming from this agreement.

This partnership will pave the way for Cofomo to stand apart and emerge as a market leader in digital transformation, to accompany our clients as they make informed decisions regarding the challenges they face. – Régis Desjardins, President, Cofomo


ESG is the School of Management in the service of society. Here is an excellent example of university-industry collaboration which serves not only the interest of both parties but serves to further Québec’s prosperity as well. – Stéphane Pallage, Dean, ESG UQAM


About Cofomo
Since 1995, Cofomo has been providing solutions in the fields of business and IT consulting services, expertise management and digital transformation, employing over 1,350 expert consultants. Founded in Montréal, our firm, the second largest IT company in Québec, expanded swiftly and was able to adapt to the rapidly evolving marketplace as well as to the business needs of our clients in order to become a strategic and respected business partner. | Facebook | Twitter | LinkedIn

The School of Management of the Université du Québec à Montréal (ESG UQAM) is currently, by virtue of its size, the largest management school in Canada. A comprehensive offering of no less than 70 study programs over three academic levels, among other things, distinguishes it from the rest. It has a staff of 300 professors, 300 lecturers, an enrolment of close to 15,000 students and over 90,000 graduates. The School is renowned for its extensive and diversified team of researchers, associated with over thirty research units. With a decidedly international focus, ESG partners with leading universities and business schools for education and research purposes. The School has forged, thus far, over 150 student mobility partnerships around the world. | Facebook | Twitter | LinkedIn

Inquiries : Daniel Paquette, Associate Vice-President, Innovation Group – Business and Technology Solutions
514 866-0039 extension 251,