Madeleine Jean

Madeleine Jean

General Manager, Prompt (Montréal, QC)

Mrs. Madeleine Jean is the General Manager at Prompt. Previously, she was Director of Digital Innovation Consortium in Québec (CINQ) until September 2014, when CINQ and Prompt merged into one organization. Mrs. Jean has worked at Autodesk Canada Inc. as the Director of Development of 3ds Max®, the 3D Modeling, Animation and Rendering software, where she was in charge of products delivery, and was also the Vice President Research & Development (R&D) at Toon Boom Technologies, responsible for product development teams in Los Angeles, Paris and Montréal. She was a Director of R&D team at Cirque du Soleil, working on the multimedia production KÀ.

Mrs. Jean earned a B.Sc. in Computer Science from the University of Montréal and has partially completed her MBA at McGill University. Throughout her career, Mrs. Jean has performed various consulting assignments in management products in the fields of multimedia technologies.

Mrs. Jean has over 20 years of management experience in R&D and 3D product development. She is the Vice-President of the Montréal ACM SIGGRAPH chapter, the ACM Special Interest Group on Graphics and Interactive Techniques, a scientific and professional society for non-profit serving researchers, professionals, and artists involved in the field of visualization and simulation, video games, and virtual and augmented reality.

Role: Panel Member
Report: Competing in a Global Innovation Economy: The Current State of R&D in Canada (April 2018)