Richard Chenier is Centech's General manager, Quebec leading incubator for start-ups companies dedicated to hardware and advance technologies. Centech was created in 1996 by École de technologie supérieure (ÉTS), the 2nd largest engineering school in Canada. Mr. Chenier is also the entrepreneurship and innovation director at ÉTS.
Mr. Chenier holds a BA in social psychology and a Master in organizational communication. During his career, Mr. Chenier was shareholder in two businesses, one of which he co-founded. He was also the leader of the largest multidisciplinary team of trainers dedicated to professional development within Quebec industry. He also trained more than 10,000 managers around human management skills. He is still one of the speakers of the Management Leadership Institute in the province of Quebec.