Alain plays a key role in Egon Zehnder’s Private Equity and Technology & Communications practices and coleads the firm’s global Digital Health practice. He is a trusted advisor to a roster of clients in technology, health-tech, and advanced analytics services, which he supports with management search and appraisals, and leadership development.
The impact we have on our clients is measurable. It’s highly rewarding to look back a few years later and see the outcome.
Prior to joining Egon Zehnder, Alain was Vice President, Sales and Consulting Services, at IMS Health Canada, where he launched and built the company’s Consulting and Services group in advanced analytics solutions, and led the sales team to deliver more than $90 million in annual revenues. Before that, Alain helped build two start-ups: one for distributed data that was later sold to Sybase, and the other in the online healthcare marketing sector. Prior to that, Alain worked at McKinsey & Company, advising executives across the telecom, consumer goods, and healthcare sectors. Earlier, he worked as an engineer and developer for Nortel Networks, IBM, and Omron Japan.
Alain earned a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Polytechnique Montréal and an MBA from INSEAD in Fontainebleau, France. He is married with two teenaged children and enjoys activities such as skiing and sailing that the family can do together.