President and co-founder of Irosoft, Alain Lavoie is one of those who have followed, and sometimes preceded, the evolution of information technology and electronic document management in Quebec. With a Master's degree in Operations Research (1989) from DIRO at the Université de Montréal, he founded his company in 1995 with his partner and friend René-Luc Morin to exploit the power of XML by semantically tagging electronic documents.
Since that day, Irosoft is a technology and services company specializing in the valuation of structured and unstructured data. It develops tools, algorithms and products based on the automatic processing of natural languages and on modern machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) techniques enabling its customers to transform simple information into useful data that can be easily used. Irosoft is also recognized internationally for its legislative systems and expertise in the field of legal information.
Alain has also been very involved in the IT ecosystem in Quebec for almost 20 years. It is mainly recognized for defending the interests of SMEs in information technology while promoting the field of IT.