Founding President and CEO of Komunik Corporation (TSX:KOM), positioned as a market leader in Communication Resource Management and sold in 2009.
Alain Paquin achieved $100M in revenue within 5 years and Komunik became fastest growing company in Quebec ranking 2nd in Canada with Profit 100.
He has been involved with strategic development activities and marketing at an international level since 1990 with clients such as the International Monetary Fund (Washington), Bell Canada (Montreal), the World Bank (Washington), the United Nations (Geneva), Boeing (Seattle) and many more.
He worked on the implementation of various information management projects for Desjardins and SociÃ©tÃ© GÃ©nÃ©rale du Golf de GuinÃ©e in Togo (West Africa), amongst others.
He participated in the start-up and growth of several companies in the technological, marketing and Internet industries including FokusGroup, Ardilog, Axys and NetClub.
Alain Paquin also taught e-commerce at the HEC (University of Montreal), spoke at several conferences and received many awards for the outstanding quality of his work.
Among other recognitions, he has been nominated for the Marketing Personality of the Year and the Arista-Sunlife Award. He also received a Mercure Award in 2001. He was the recipient of the prestigious recognition Entrepreneur of the Year by Ernst & Young in 2004. In 2006, he was recognized as the Personality of the Year by the Relationship Marketing Association. In 2007, he was voted CEO of the year by his peers at CEO Vision organized by the Quebec Technology Association (AQT). Furthermore, he has been named IT personality of the month for March 2008 by the FIQ, in important IT network in Quebec.