Board of directors
François Mongrain has more than 20 years of financial experience centered on technology, growth-oriented businesses. During his 9 years in Entrepreneurial Services and Merger & Acquisition at Ernst & Young, he worked with several technology companies primarily active in the health care sector. Following his Ernst & Young years, he became a founding partner of BridgeCapital Inc., a private consulting firm offering strategic and financial expertise to biotechnology companies.
Through his years at E&Y and BridgeCapital, Mr. Mongrain played instrumental roles in more than 12 start-ups and participated in several IPO and private placements for young emerging companies.
Prior to Mimetogen, Mr. Mongrain co-founded Innodia, a biotech company focusing its R&D activity in developing novel drug for the treatment of diabetes and obesity. As Vice President Finance & CFO and then Chief Operating Officer, he successfully financed the Company’s research & development operations over a six-year period prior to orchestrating the sale of the company to a publicly-listed Canadian biotechnology company.
Mr. Mongrain received a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales (HEC) in Montreal and earned his Charted Accountant designation with Ernst & Young in 1993.