For over 25 years, Alain Lavoie has been a leader in the information technology ecosystem. He is an expert in the world of digital transformation, information management and automatic natural language processing.Alain Lavoie co-founded Irosoft, whose expertise is based on language understanding, automatic natural language processing (NLP/ALT) and modern machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) techniques, enabling his clients mainly in the legal world to transform simple information into useful data that can be easily exploited. In 2019 Alain Lavoie co-founded the start-up LexRock AI. LexRock AI is a platform using artificial intelligence, allowing the analysis, extraction and comparison of information from unstructured documents, intended for different sectors of activity such as finance, insurance, legal and cybersecurity. Alain has also been very active in the ICT ecosystem in Quebec for almost 20 years. He is currently involved with FORUM IA Québec (CA), IVADO (Codir), MILA (startup committee), PINQ (CA), UdeM (CTIC), FCCQ (CA and CTIC) and Groupe 3737 (CA). He is mainly known for defending the interests of SMEs in information technology while promoting the ICT field. He is involved as a speaker in order to raise awareness and democratize artificial intelligence.