FORA.tv Speaker - Yvan Couture
Yvan Couture has been involved with Primal from the get-go as one of the original investors, officially joining in May, 2006 as CEO & President. He's responsible for leading corporate strategy, financing, and operations.
No newcomer to the industry, Couture began his career in technology in 1989 and until January 2002, was the Executive Vice President of Mitra Imaging Inc. There he helped grow the firm to a 400-person global technology leader in the healthcare informatics industry, and successfully led the sale of the company to Agfa in 2002. Prior to that he was president of Taaz Corp., a company offering marketing, software documentation and business consulting services to many technology clients.
Couture is also currently Chairman, investor, and advisor of a Toronto-based global online music company, The Official Community Corporation, and was one of the early driving forces behind Communitech, Waterloo's technology association. Today, Communitech is a multimillion-dollar operation and is one of the leading organizations of its kind in North America.
He has an Honors Bachelor of Business Administration and a Master of Business Administration from Wilfrid Laurier University and has also won several awards â€“ most recently the 2009 Wilfrid Laurier University MBA Alumnus of the Year award.
09.15.10 | 01:21:21 min
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