In celebration of the opening, Coveo announces the newest member of its Board of Directors, JP Chauvet, President of Lightspeed
MONTREAL, Jan. 25, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - Coveo, a leader in AI powered Search and Predictive Analytics, today 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, a Quebec company, has invested close to $5 million in the creation of this new office in the heart of the Innovation District in Montréal. The Montreal office is the latest expansion to Coveo's 300-person team, headquartered in Québec City, with other offices in San Francisco and Amsterdam. "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 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."
Chauvet holds a Masters Degree in Marketing/Marketing Management from the IDRAC Business School in Paris.
Coveo, the Relevance company.
Recognized as the Most Visionary Leader in Enterprise Search and as a leader in Big Data Search and Knowledge Discovery, Coveo helps companies transform their business by engaging their prospects, customers and partners, and upskilling their employees, with the most relevant information and recommendations. A Sitecore Platinum Technology Partner and a Salesforce Gold ISV Partner, Coveo removes complexity and improves proficiency and engagement. Powered by artificial intelligence, unified search, rich analytics, and machine learning, Coveo drives more relevant and effortless experiences by providing contextual information and predictive insights from across all cloud and on-premises systems. From website intelligence and self-service applications to intelligent contact centers and intranets, Coveo partners with some of the world's largest enterprise technology players and currently has more than 1,500 activations in mid-to-large sized global organizations across multiple industries, such as Johnson & Johnson, Adobe, VMWare, L'Oreal, GoPro, KeyBank and 3i.
SOURCE Coveo Inc.
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For further information: Source : Samantha Demers, Coveo ; Renseignements (Media only) : Jade Lavallée-Labossiere, Senior consultatnt, Hill+Knowlton Strategies, Phone : 514 375-2730, Mobile : 514 349-9090, Email : [email protected]