About Jean-Michel

Jean-Michel Philippon-Nadeau

At the intersection of Management and Technology. Software development manager in pursuit of excellence. Willing to take risks and to challenge the status quo to create more value. Believes in the potential of individuals and teams to accomplish remarkable work.

I am also optimistic, cheerful and a caffeine addict. I have an entrepreneurship and management degree (bachelor of business administration – BBA) from HEC Montréal.

Below is what I have accomplished so far – more to come!

University of Sherbrooke – Health Informatics Research Group (GRIIS)

Health Informatics Research Group (GRIIS)

The GRIIS helps improve people’s quality of life by combining technology, health, and scientific research.

As a project manager, I am responsible of planning, executing, monitoring, controlling a portfolio of software development projects for the group. One of these projects is PARS3, a software ecosystem that allows sensitive and distributed health data to be processed and networked in a secure, consistent, and understandable manner.

Wolters Kluwer – Software development manager

Wolters Kluwer Canada

Wolters Kluwer provides authoritative information and leading edge software solutions to Canadian tax, accounting, audit, and finance professionals.

As a software development manager, I led teams of software developers working on innovative products (cloud computing & micro-services) like Taxprep Dashboard, a real-time analytics and workflow management system and CCH CPELink, an e-store and e-learning platform that provides an efficient and effective way for accountants to meet their CPE requirements.

I also contributed to global products in collaboration with development teams from other business units across the globe.

Giftiniti (startup) – technology lead


As the technology lead, I led the realization of Giftiniti’s real-time social shopping platform from design to shipping, where I showcased my project management, web development and software architecture skills.

University of Sherbrooke – High Performance Computing Center (CCS)

I worked in Systems Administration (GNU/Linux, FreeBSD) and in Networks Security. I was working at the High Performance Computing center, including on “Mammoth” – one of Canada’s most powerful supercomputers at the time.