Our team

Our multidisciplinary team is comprised of professionals from various backgrounds, possessing diverse expertise. We share a desire to improve the quality of life of all citizens and implement positive and sustainable changes within our community.

Stéphane Guidoin is director of the Urban innovation lab of the City of Montréal. A long-time advocate in the field of open government, he was responsible of the open data program for the City of Montreal, leading among other things the "open by default" policy. Before this Stéphane was director at Open North, a non for profit organization focused on citizen engagement and transparency.

Within the Lab's multidisciplinary team, Stéphane aims to foster the development of thriving cities that are fulfilling for every citizen.


Executive Assistant 
Maud Dufils

Head of Business Strategy and Partnerships - Telecom
Aldo Rizzi

Team leader- Open Data
Véronique Dufort

Innovation and Citizen Conversations Advisor
Phédia Gottot

Innovation and Economic development advisor
Jérôme Maurice

Innovation and Open Data Advisor
Patrick Lozeau

Innovation and autonomous vehicles projects advisor
Primaël-Marie Sodonon

Innovation and Strategic Content Advisor
Marjolaine St-Arnaud

Research Agent - Open Data
Saida Renou