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Louis-Félix Binette, president and co-founder, f. & co
For 10 years, Louis-Félix Binette held high-level strategic positions in the public sector, notably for a Minister in the Québec government (aboriginal and intergovernmental affairs; democratic reform) and as a diplomat in the Canadian foreign service (postings at the Permanent Mission of Canada to the UN and at the Consulate General of Canada in New York). After studying strategic management at HEC Montréal, where he used LEGO SeriousPlay™ as an investigative method for his research on strategic processes in complex organizations, he co-founded f. & co to dedicate his energy and creativity to the transformation of businesses. His objective: leveraging collective intelligence to spur creativity and equip organizations to better face complexity and to capitalize on the knowledge economy. Trained as a translator and linguist, with a dash of physics and literature, Louis-Félix speaks five languages; he listens to a lot of music, is a member of the Board of the Institut du Nouveau Monde, Chairman of Travelling and host of CreativeMornings/Montréal.