Management Team

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Stéphane Bédard, President, CEO and Chairman of the Board

Stéphane has more than 15 years of experience in the creation and management of high-tech companies. Former COO of Victhom Human Bionics Inc. (TSX:VHB), a medical device company that he founded in 1998, Mr. Bédard is recognized within the orthotic and prosthetic community as the inventor of the Power Knee™, the first motorized leg prosthesis for above-knee (AK) amputees.

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The Power Knee™ is seen as the new generation of AK prosthesis and has dramatically changed the way to design, to fit and to use a leg prosthesis.  Highlights from Stéphane resume are summarized below:

  • Founder of Victhom Human Bionics Inc.;
  • Inventor of the Power Knee™, the first motorized bionic leg prosthesis for AK amputees;
  • Chief Operating Officer of Victhom Human Bionics Inc.;
  • Over 15 years of experience as a senior manager (Maxivox Inc. and Victhom Inc.);
  • Electrical engineer, Masters in mechanical engineering and Doctoral studies in biomechatronics;
  • Author or co-author of approximately 90 patents in the field of biomechatronics and exercisers;
  • Strong scientific background in the field of robotics, automation and biomechatronics;
  • Principal investigator of numerous clinical trials for Class II medical devices;
  • Speaker at numerous international conferences and symposiums.
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Keven Beauregard, Director Finance & Administration

Keven joined B-TEMIA in February 2016. He has more than 8 years of experience in administration, finance and leadership roles and have a strong experience in audit and in operational accounting.  Before joining B-TEMIA, he was auditor for multiple public and private companies in a large accounting firm.

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Keven was also involved in the corporate finance of a public start up listed at the TSX venture in the clean tech industry.  In these roles, Keven discovered a passion for start-up companies.  Highlights from Keven’s resume are summarized below: Production of periodical financials statements and managements reports; Closing of financing for the acquisition of capital assets; Managing the financial forecast model; Establishment of a corporate structure for the growing phase of a start up; Member of the order of Chartered Professional Accountants.