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AI firm Coveo opens office in Montreal

In celebration of the opening, Coveo announces the newest member of its board of directors, JP Chauvet, president of Lightspeed.

January 31, 2017  Stephen Law

Louis Tetu, chairman and CEO of Coveo

Coveo, a leader in AI powered search and predictive analytics, announced the grand opening of its Montreal office in the historic Windsor Station. In celebration of the opening, Coveo announced the addition of JP Chauvet, president of Lightspeed to its board of directors.

Coveo has invested close to $5-million in the creation of this new office in the heart of the Innovation District in Montréal. This office is the latest expansion to Coveo’s 300-person team, headquartered in Québec City, with other offices in San Francisco and Amsterdam.

Coveo invests $5-million to create the new office

“Coveo is experiencing tremendous growth and has already created 20 high-value jobs in the Montreal area, and we plan to create more than 30 new jobs over the next 18 months,” says Louis Tetu, chairman and CEO of Coveo.

In celebration of the grand opening and in lieu of its growth trajectory, Coveo has welcomed a true technology visionary to its board of directors, JP Chauvet. JP brings more than 20-years of international experience, rich business knowledge, a proven track record and an undeniable passion to Coveo’s Board of Directors.

Coveo is rapidly expanding its reach to enable access

Coveo Chairman and CEO, Louis Tetu comments, “JP is one of the most knowledgeable and successful digital marketing and software professionals I know.” Coveo is rapidly expanding its reach to enable access to its artificial intelligence powered search technology for thousands more companies in the near future. Tetu adds, “As we continue to drive friction out of buying and onboarding processes for our customer, and increase velocity on a global scale, JP’s contribution will be invaluable. We are thrilled to welcome him to Coveo’s Board of Directors and look forward to another amazing growth year in 2017.”

As president of Lightspeed, a successful model in the point-of-sale technology sector serving 40,000 customers worldwide, JP Chauvet leads marketing, product development, sales and customer satisfaction. His leadership and innovation, both in team management and technology, enables him to achieve outstanding international results.

Upon accepting his appointment, Chauvet expressed, “I’ve known Louis and his team for a long time, and have witnessed Coveo’s growth. With the addition of their office expansion in Montreal, this seemed like an ideal time to get involved. I look forward to collaborating, and helping shape their strategic direction.”

www.coveo.com


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