François William Croteau

François William Croteau
Senior Director Strategy and Innovation

François William Croteau was mayor of the Rosemont-Petite-Patrie borough and member of the executive committee of the City of Montreal in charge of the smart city, information technologies, innovation and higher education. François has led major projects in ecological transition as well as ethical and responsible digital transformation that have led to distinctive achievements such as the Montreal Urban Innovation Lab, which notably allowed the City to win the "Canadian Smart Cities Challenge" competition in 2019. His vision based on the principles of open innovation, social acceptability, citizen participation and organizational social responsibility enriches his work in helping municipalities transform, foster innovation, improve the quality of life in communities and increase the competitiveness of businesses. With an Executive MBA and a PhD in Urban Studies from UQAM, François also brings his expertise in urban governance and data development to bear on building more innovative and resilient organizations. François is currently a Senior Director in the Strategy and Innovation Consulting team at Innovitech, working on urban projects and smart cities.

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