Professional Development
Annual Meeting 2018, Toronto, Ontario, June 21-22

Annual Meeting – Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel – June 21–22, 2018

Laurent Féral-Pierssens

Laurent Féral-Pierssens is executive director, emerging tech and blockchain advisory, at KPMG Canada. He has a unique combination of business, scientific, and technical skills, and has led tech companies as founder and CEO in Canada, the United States, and Europe over the last 20 years.

Mr. Féral-Pierssens led the study “Impact of Artificial Intelligence on the Financial Services Sector” (Finance Montréal, Nov. 2017). He regularly speaks on emerging technologies subjects, including artificial intelligence, blockchain, and cryptoassets.

Mr. Féral-Pierssens holds a joint major in computer sciences and mathematics from McGill University. He is partner in the venture capital firm Inception Block Ventures, a member of the Artificial Intelligence Advisory Board of Finance Montréal, an advisor to the board of the Blockchain Association of Canada, and a member of the Information Technology Program Committee of McGill’s School of Continuing Education.



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