Francois Lafortune Founder and CEO, Diagram, Partner, Portag3 Ventures
Francois Lafortune is an entrepreneur and investor with fifteen years of experience in both the financial technology sector as well as building businesses. He is the Founder and CEO of Diagram Ventures, a launchpad that creates and launches technology companies pursuing transformative innovation in the financial and insurance sectors. Francois is also a Partner of Portag3 Ventures, and a member of the Board of Directors of Hydro-Québec. Prior to founding Diagram Ventures, Francois spent seven years at McKinsey & Company, during which time he served as co-leader of McKinsey’s Canadian Technology practice. Francois has always been an entrepreneur at heart, having launched his first business at the age of 13. Francois earned a Bachelor of Engineering from McGill University, and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.