JF Cote

President, CEO & Co-founder, district m

With over 20 years’ experience in business, JF is an experienced leader and a born innovator: co-founder of district m, he is the chief architect of the company’s corporate strategy and provides leadership to sales and partnership initiatives. Awarded with EY’s Entrepreneur of the Year in the Emerging Entrepreneur category, and recognized at the Arista Gala as Young Entrepreneur, JF is recognized in the industry and market as a leader. He holds an executive MBA from UQAM and a bachelor’s degree in commerce with a specialization in Finance from University of Ottawa. JF is a CPA by training and serves as a member of multiple boards related to helping kids in sports and school.

Before district m, JF shared his expertise with multiple companies in different industries such as Pratt & Whitney (Aerospace), PricewaterhouseCoopers (investment banking) and Yellow Pages (Media), for which he co-founded the digital media division, Mediative.

Board of directors

JF Cote

President, CEO & Co-founder

Pat Marin

Co-Founder & Partnerships

Anne-Marie Laberge

SVP, Global Brands & Communications, Bombardier

John Di Bert

Senior Vice President and CFO, Bombardier

Julien Billot

CEO, Scale AI / Former CEO Yellow Pages

Martin Gauthier

Co-Founder & President – Sid Lee

Martin Tremblay

CEO, Solotech / Former CEO Warner Bros & CEO Ubisoft

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