Louis-Joseph L’Écuyer

Louis-Joseph L’Écuyer

COO and Co-founder

Louis-Joseph is the co-founder of Kinova and an accomplished leader in the robotics industry as well as a key figure in robotic solutions to empower humans. Having already achieved many accomplishments, including winning the Governor General’s Innovation Award in 2016 and being ranked in the PROFIT 500 list, his leadership and vision have propelled Kinova into becoming a leader in the robotics industry.

As COO, Louis-Joseph brings strong expertise and knowledge in mechanical, electrical and electromechanical complex mechanism for robotics products. He also has extensive knowledge in new technology, including, but not limited to, artificial intelligence, augmented reality, miniaturization and path planning. In just a short period of time he has helped users in a new era of human empowerment with easy-to-use, intelligent, compact, and affordable robots.

Louis-Joseph’s expertise isn’t limited to just technological innovation; he is a respected mentor amongst his peers. He has taken his modest Engineering and Advanced Research team from six to nearly 80 developers, engineers, technicians and managers. His belief in the Agile Methodology has proven to be the perfect system for creating effective multifunctional teams.