Team

Who we are

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Noah Redler

Founder

Noah Redler is the founder and President of Arche Innovation and an active member of the global innovation community. He is passionate about understanding how organizations and people are evolving in the era of perpetual innovation and a believer that we can ensure the harmonious integration of humanity and technology in society and the workplace.

His unconventional professional background includes a variety of professional experiences, each one another opportunity to learn. Previously, Noah has held the roles of the first Campus Director of Montreal’s Notman House, VP of Communications and Government Relations for Gestion Immobilier Quo Vadis, political attache at the City of Montreal, campaign manager for 5 elections at all levels of government, communications coordinator for Canada World Youth, and logistics and hospitality manager at Just For Laughs, in addition to a variety of other contractual positions. 

Always involved in his community and a strong believer in the value of volunteerism, Noah has given his time to support organizations in roles that include, Director for Quebec communities for Startup Canada, member of the Bureau de Direction of the RJCCQ, co-animator of the Dérangeants podcast, a mentor to numerous entrepreneurs, co-founder of La Tournée des Entrepreneurs, co-founder of Hackerfest and Smart City fest events in collaboration with Montreal’s Startupfest and member of the advisory committee for the Africa Web Festival in Abidjan. Noah is also a member of the Board of Directors for Kids Code Jeunesse, and previously Éco-Quartier Peter-McGill, NAHA center, among others. 

Since 2010, Noah has been directly involved in the creation, development and implementation of programs designed to support entrepreneurial and innovation ecosystems. He is frequently asked to speak on the subjects related to creating innovation cultures within organizations, the future of work and organizational transformation.

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Patrice Sébastien César

Project Manager

Patrice studied in Montreal and Beijing. With his social entrepreneurial mindset, he joined ARCHE after being a business lawyer. Patrice also coached the debate team he founded at the Université de Montréal and is a recipient of the Forces AVENIR Award in 2013.

Patrice has been involved in the governance of several community organizations and political bodies at the provincial and federal levels. He wants to understand how society work and try to reflect freely in order to obtain an accurate picture of his environment.

Patrice co-founded the company Think Again to develop tech solutions in education. He won C2MTL’s Emerging Entrepreneur Award in 2017.

In his free time, Patrice chooses to discover Haiti, his country of origin. Let him tell you about his adventures.

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Caroline Godin

Project Coordinator

Caroline has a strong background in development economics acquired through her bachelor’s degree in International Economics and Development at the University of Ottawa and through her master’s degree in Economics at Queen’s University. Through these programs, she learned the importance of a disciplined, evidence-based approach in development to design effective strategies that result in positive and tangible impacts on domestic and international economies.

Caroline was exposed to the start-up world through an internship during her master’s degree with Limestone Economics Inc., a consultancy firm that conducts economic analysis for international development projects. She led a cost-effectiveness analysis of a nutrition project in Pakistan that became her master’s essay and was later presented in Washington and published in the Journal of Nutrition. This experience allowed her to develop project management, leadership and entrepreneurial skills that she brings with her at Arche.

She has spent the last two years working as a policy analyst for Employment and Social Development Canada, where she had the opportunity to work on files related to the Future of Work, skills development training and Canada’s social benefits policies and programs.

During her free time Caroline likes to explore her creativity through dance and discover the world that surrounds her.

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Sonia Staali

Project Coordinator

Sonia has a passion for writing, which is what led her to continue her studies in communications at the Université de Montréal. In parallel, she collaborated with blogs to refine and develop her writing style.

The effervescence of the entrepreneurial ecosystem has led her to work with various startups. She finds that these business models allow to learn a lot and she finds her experiences very rewarding. She joined the Arche team to take on new challenges.

Sonia also works on various personal projects including Boutique Binetna; an online store that promotes North African handicrafts.

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Claudia Vezeau

Project Coordinator

Claudia’s passion for design is what defines her as an entrepreneur. Starting with a Bachelor’s degree in industrial design, she goes on to obtain her Master’s degree from University of Montreal’s faculty of Environmental Design and Planning. Throughout her studies,

Claudia reveals leadership and entreprenarial qualities, which were highlighted by the awards and bursaries she received.

She goes on to co-found DĒMĒ, a brand that takes industrial waste and transforms products into timeless luxury pieces. She is also one the founders of QuestionsX, a non-profit where the objective is to bring together and elevate young Montreal entrepreneurs. Futhermore, Claudia is a consultant for the Ministry of Quebec on a project that aims to valorise textile waste all over the province.

Design methodology and cicular economy are at the heart of this young entrepreneur’s approach. She strives to make use of the knowledge she’s acquired over the years in sustainable development to contribute to the evolution of municipalities, organisations and businesses, which would ultimately lead to a more efficient planet.