About us

A unique event designed and organized by HR Horizons and HR Tech Canada Events Management, HR TECH Montreal is the nation’s only dedicated HR, Talent and Payroll technologies expo. Developed expressly to ensure maximum relevance and value for all stakeholders in this market, the event ensures access to rich content, insightful expertise, game-changing technologies and industry trends: all founded in a deep understanding of what companies need for effective HR, Talent and Payroll solutions today and in the future.

HR TECH Canada events are designed for a Canada-wide audience and span diverse business fields. They provide professionals and leaders with the opportunity to meet with technology solution providers to fully understand and address their business needs, regardless of their level of technological maturity.

HR TECH Montreal's upcoming edition, organized by HR TECH Canada, will take place on April 13-14, 2022.

 

EVENT ORGANIZERS

  • Romain Charbonneau - President & Managing Director

    Romain Charbonneau

    President & Managing Director

    HR Horizons Inc.

    Romain Charbonneau

    President & Managing Director

    HR Horizons Inc.

    With 20 years of experience, Romain is one of Canada’s leading independent HR and Payroll technology industry analysts and Director of Business Consulting at HR Horizons, a firm dedicated to innovation and the operational excellence in HR and Payroll functions. A trusted advisor to major Canadian organizations, he has directed HR transformation projects of national and global scope and is an expert in HR service delivery and the evaluation, selection and deployment of HR, Payroll and Workforce management technologies tailored to organizational objectives.
  • Jean-Baptiste Audrerie - Vice President, Business Consulting

    Jean-Baptiste Audrerie

    Vice President, Business Consulting

    HR Horizons Inc.

    Jean-Baptiste Audrerie

    Vice President, Business Consulting

    HR Horizons Inc.

    Jean-Baptiste is an organizational psychologist with 22 years of experience in talent management that includes leading innovative initiatives and implementation projects at IBM Kenexa and Watson Talent. A seasoned lecturer and author of numerous articles anticipating HR technology market evolutions and HR transformation, Jean-Baptiste advises HR teams in all stages of their selection process and empowers them with the best technologies to attract, acquire, develop and retain talent.
  • Aurélie Sabatié - Director, Planning and Communication

    Aurélie Sabatié

    Director, Planning and Communication

    HR TECH Montreal

    Aurélie Sabatié

    Director, Planning and Communication

    HR TECH Montreal

    With more than 15 years of corporate communications experience in Canada and France, Aurélie has developed and directed communication and change management plans to drive critical organizational and operational improvements in companies such as Bombardier, Volvo and Holcim Canada, among numerous others. Drawing upon her extensive experience as a PR consultant, she excels at meticulously translating organizational ambitions into clear, efficient communications tailored to diverse audiences.

STEERING COMMITTEE

HR TECH Montreal’s organizers have chosen to partner with a handful of highly talented and experienced HR, Talent and Payroll industry leaders, to support the development of the event. These well-respected leaders are members of our steering committee:

  • Jennifer Buckley - Country Manager, Vice President Sales Canada

    Jennifer Buckley

    Country Manager, Vice President Sales Canada

    Workday

    Jennifer Buckley

    Country Manager, Vice President Sales Canada

    Workday

    Jennifer Buckley is a Business Executive at Workday and is based in Montreal, Quebec Canada. She is responsible for the sales and marketing of Workday in Eastern Canada. With a passion to help organizations modernize their technologies, she has been instrumental in helping over 25 Canadian customers move their HR Technology into the Cloud. Jennifer prides herself in being a customer advocate and successful trail blazer, opening up new markets with innovative technologies. Jennifer received her BA in Marketing from Michigan State University and studied International Relations abroad at Cambridge University.
  • Pierre Colangelo - Vice President of Sales

    Pierre Colangelo

    Vice President of Sales

    ADP Canada

    Pierre Colangelo

    Vice President of Sales

    ADP Canada

    With more than 20 years of experience in technology and telecommunications, Pierre Colangelo is Vice President, Sales for the Quebec and Ottawa region at ADP Canada. Prior to this, Pierre was leading all mid market sales operations at Bell Mobility for Ontario, Quebec and the Atlantic region. Known for his business acumen and human approach, he is a trusted leader who knows how to mobilize his teams to deliver outstanding performances. Pierre holds a bachelor's degree in engineering from ETS Montreal and an Executive MBA from McGill University.
  • Olivier Laroche - Vice President, Administration and Business Development

    Olivier Laroche

    Vice President, Administration and Business Development

    SIGMA-RH Solutions

    Olivier Laroche

    Vice President, Administration and Business Development

    SIGMA-RH Solutions

    Olivier Laroche has been working in the information technology sector for more than 20 years, specifically in software publishing, including 15 years in the field of cross-cutting and integrated human capital management solutions. As Vice President, Administration and Business Development at SIGMA-RH Solutions in Montreal and Paris, he is responsible for marketing, business strategy and operations. A business administration graduate from HEC Montreal, Olivier is helping to modernize HR technologies in medium and large companies in North America and Europe through the development and commercialization of smart HR solutions that put human capital at the heart of companies' strategic decisions.
  • Marc-André Nataf - President and CEO

    Marc-André Nataf

    President and CEO

    Cegid North America

    Marc-André Nataf

    President and CEO

    Cegid North America

    Since 2018, Marc-André Nataf is CEO for Cegid companies in North America and leads Cegid Group’s Talent Management software worldwide activities. Having started his career as an entrepreneur, he has a solid background in leading organizations, with skills in digital transformation, corporate finance, strategy, management, business and marketing. He was Marketing Director at Unilever France (1990-2000) and President and co-founder of Externis (2001-2010), Saas software publisher. He also founded Digital - Beyond, a company specializing in digital transformation and e-Business. These experiences have led him to accompany large clients in Europe and North America. Marc-André graduated from the NEOMA Reims School of Management (1990).
  • Eric Poirier - Sales Director

    Eric Poirier

    Sales Director

    Ceridian

    Eric Poirier

    Sales Director

    Ceridian

    An experienced leader in consultative selling for over 15 years, Eric Poirier is Sales Director, Mid-sized and Large business at Ceridian. With a passion for human capital management and a natural curiosity for business, he is recognized for being a key partner in designing the best solutions for today’s and tomorrow’s companies. Over the last years, he dedicated himself to support several medium and large companies through this process, devoting and priding himself to build strong and sustainable relationships to foster the successful implementation of technology solutions.
  • Bruce Richards - Enterprise Accounts Lead – Canada

    Bruce Richards

    Enterprise Accounts Lead – Canada

    SmartRecruiters

    Bruce Richards

    Enterprise Accounts Lead – Canada

    SmartRecruiters

    Bruce Richards is an HR Technology Leader for SmartRecruiters based in Collingwood, Ontario (Canada). Through his 20+ years in technology consulting and sales, he has sold, implemented and consulted with large enterprise organizations around the world, helping them building leading Talent Acquisition & Retention strategies. Since 2020, Bruce is responsible for growing the enterprise portfolio for SmartRecruiters in Canada. With a true passion for elevating TA and HR to be more strategic, Bruce also contributes to several industry advisory boards like the Talent Board, who operates the annual Candidate Experience Awards and other groups focusing on raising awareness for Diversity and Inclusion in the workplace.
  • Pierre Rochette - Sales Director, Eastern Canada

    Pierre Rochette

    Sales Director, Eastern Canada

    UKG

    Pierre Rochette

    Sales Director, Eastern Canada

    UKG

    Pierre Rochette leads Kronos’ sales team in Montreal for Eastern Canada. With over 25 years of experience in the field of Information Technology, with a strong focus on Human Capital Management for the past 15 years, Pierre has accompanied several firms in their migration to cloud solutions. His current endeavor consists in ensuring AI and innovation are fully leveraged in HCM deployments. His participative leadership style fosters communication and creativity. Pierre holds a Bachelor in Commerce from McGill University.