Jean-Marc is a 25 year technology professional, digitally transforming government, industries, startups, non-profits and rural communities using Canadian tech. He is the Managing Director of ReGen Villages Canada. ReGen Villages builds regenerative and resilient smart communities, with integrated life support systems of food, water, energy, education, economic, transportation and waste-to-resource management. Communities are connected to each other with a secure but open platform for real time innovation inside smart bioregions. Community Advisor for Canada’s Smart Cities Team, Open North specializing in small communities, future visioning and rural innovation. Creator of civic tech teams, digital financing platforms and exciting intergenerational hackathons allowing all citizens to co-create communities and new business. Founder of coworking spaces, innovation centers and entrepreneurship programs that brings everyone into the future of work.