Louis Fournier is Orckestra’s CEO and Co-Founder. He is responsible for managing the company, developing and executing long-term strategies, as well as interacting with clients and employees. Louis is Orckestra’s primary decision maker, setting the tone for the company’s values and culture. Working very closely with the leadership team at Orckestra, he also plays an active CTO role.
Louis’ platform for growth at Orckestra is based on the principal that the relationships with clients are true partnerships. Under his leadership, the company has earned a solid reputation in the North American market and the company continues to expand. Orckestra ranked twice in the PROFIT HOT 50 (Canada's Top New-Growth Companies) and more recently, it ranked 39th on the PROFIT 500’s list of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies.
Louis’ creative, analytical and technical skills are evident in his varied education: Louis has studied for a Bachelor of Communication (specializing in Interactive Multimedia), a Bachelor of Art History from the University of Québec in Montréal and he has studied for a Master’s Degree in Software Engineering.
A member of the Entrepreneurs’ Organization (Montreal, Canada Chapter) and with over 15 years of experience and strong expertise in e-commerce, enterprise portals, business integration, content management and mobile development, Louis is an accomplished solutions architect, entrepreneur and a natural leader.
"I really think that innovation is the only safe way to run a business. I try to make our ideas and dreams ultimately lead to reality—making us crazy enough to believe in them and pursue them."