Portrait of Valérie Pisano

Valérie Pisano

President and CEO, Leadership Team
Observer, Board of Directors, Mila


Valerie Pisano is President and CEO of Mila – Quebec Artificial Intelligence Institute. Founded by Professor Yoshua Bengio, Mila is recognized as a global leader in scientific advances that inspires innovation and the development of AI for the benefit of all.

Valerie has 20 years of experience in leadership, strategy and transformation including Chief Talent Officer at Cirque du Soleil as well as cofounder of The Mobïus Bias Project, an initiative focused on diversity and female leadership.

She began her career at McKinsey & Company after a Master Degree in Economics at HEC Montreal, and is a Board Director at Montreal International and at Chartwell.