Xavier-Henri Hervé

District 3 Innovation Centre

Xavier-Henri Hervé has a 25 years track record for transforming strategic plans for innovations into business on an international scale. His dedication to helping young minds and passion for innovation lead him to launch Concordia University’s District 3 Innovation Centre—a leading innovation hub in Montreal. Hervé is also the co-founder of Galilei, Concordia’s open innovation company. An engineer, Hervé leverages 20 years of experience in several technologies and engineering intensive domains such as aviation, information systems, simulation, and green tech, at Mechtronix, Oracle Corporation, CAE Electronics and Bombardier. Hervé enjoys a worldwide network built in over fifty countries. In 2011, Hervé was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Science from Concordia University’s Faculty of Engineering and Computer Science. He holds an MBA from INSEAD, as well as a bachelor of engineering degree in Mechanical Engineering from Concordia University.

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