Laurent Simoneau is President and Chief Executive Officer of Coveo, and is considered one of industry’s top enterprise search experts. In his role, Mr. Simoneau is responsible for leading Coveo’s day-to-day strategic operations and positioning the company for continued success.
Mr. Simoneau brings to this position a wealth of solid business and technical experience, stemming from his early years of developing and bringing to market some of the most innovative search products to date.
Prior to his leadership role at Coveo, Mr. Simoneau was Chief Operating Officer at Copernic, the industry’s leading desktop search technology company. Here, Mr. Simoneau successfully orchestrated the spin-off of the company’s enterprise search division in 2004 into what is now Coveo.
Mr. Simoneau also served as CTO of Copernic for six years, during which he effectively guided product strategy and directed the research and development of core technologies.
Mr. Simoneau is a graduate of Université du Quebec, where he holds an MBA degree. Professionally, he enjoys participating in discussions on ways to stimulate the unique value of technology startups in today’s business economy. He resides in Quebec City with his wife and children, with whom he enjoys playing hockey on the weekends.