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Louise Guay (Living Lab Montreal)

Montreal
February 25, 2014 / 6:00 AM

About this event

Louise Guay, Ph.D. (Multimedia Communications) is president of the Montreal Living Lab since 2010. MLL is a non-profit center for open innovation and co-design. Louise is spearheading projects in transportation (smart sustainable mobility), participative city making and collaborative economy. Developing dynamic consultation platforms, the Montreal Living Lab is a catalyst of collaborative resources and fresh new ideas. Louise is a gifted entrepreneur, highly accomplished visionary executive with international experience. Her strengths include strategic positioning, strategic planning for start-ups and established corporations, and technology enrichment. Thanks to her direction, Lands’ End, Sears, H&M and IBM innovated in social e‑commerce through My Virtual Model experiences (MVM Inc.). Her unique networking skills brought her a strong business network including high profile international investors. She has a proven track record in leading several breakthroughs: first virtual dressing rooms; online 3D virtual models; realistic avatars for shopping, style advice and fit; virtual identity; personalization; social shopping and e‑commerce; fashion pictionary; and user-generated content. She is advising several retail and fashion groups in Europe and US.

Speaker

Louise Guay (Living Lab Montreal)

Louise Guay

Living Lab Montreal

Louise Guay, Ph.D. (Multimedia Communications) is president of the Montreal Living Lab since 2010. MLL is a non-profit center for open innovation and co-design. Louise is spearheading projects in transportation (smart sustainable mobility), participative city making and collaborative economy. Developing dynamic consultation platforms, the Montreal Living Lab is a catalyst of collaborative resources and fresh new ideas. Louise is a gifted entrepreneur, highly accomplished visionary executive with international experience. Her strengths include strategic positioning, strategic planning for start-ups and established corporations, and technology enrichment. Thanks to her direction, Lands’ End, Sears, H&M and IBM innovated in social e‑commerce through My Virtual Model experiences (MVM Inc.). Her unique networking skills brought her a strong business network including high profile international investors. She has a proven track record in leading several breakthroughs: first virtual dressing rooms; online 3D virtual models; realistic avatars for shopping, style advice and fit; virtual identity; personalization; social shopping and e‑commerce; fashion pictionary; and user-generated content. She is advising several retail and fashion groups in Europe and US.

Date and Time
February 25, 2014
6:00 AM - 9:00 AM
 
Address

D3Space, EV. Building at Concordia, Room 7.105
1515 Rue Sainte-Catherine Ouest
H3G 2W1 Montreal

 
Agenda
06:00 AM Networking and Food
07:00 AM Fireside Chat
08:00 AM Networking
 

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