Claude Théoret is the CEO and founder of Nexalogy.
Claude Théoret is an astrophysicist with expertise in the management of innovation. One of the founding members of McGill University’s astronomy department, Claude was ranked first in the astronomy and astrophysics postdoctoral fellowship competition in Québec. He conducted his postdoctoral research at the Collège de France as a member of the prestigious HESS Collaboration. After teaching as a professor of physics and statistics at the American University in Paris, Claude focused his analytical expertise on Co-Word Analysis, Actor Network Theory and their practical applications. Claude has co-authored two papers in Nature, one in Science and his work on the mapping of the Nanotechnology community has been published twice.
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Rami Sayar is a computer engineering graduate from McGill University. He has been active in the fields of software engineering and design. While pursuing his studies, he has worked for hot startups in Silicon Valley and for Fortune 500 giants. Rami is a frequent speaker in the Montreal circuit. His latest accomplishment was speaking at TEDxHEC where he conducted a live experiment of large scale democratic collaboration with the crowd. At the end of the day, Rami is prevented from sleeping by his curiosity for experimentation, his insistence on shipping high quality code and helping startups survive the grind. Follow him on twitter. Email: [masked] | Twitter: @ramisayar
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