Lise Fournel was Senior Vice-President and Chief Information Officer at Air Canada until early 2017. She is a technology expert with a global perspective in marketing and revenue management and e-commerce. Over her more than 35 year career with Air Canada, Ms. Fournel has held increasingly senior positions in Technology, Strategic Planning and Passenger Commercial. She was also President of Destina.ca.
Ms. Fournel sits on the board of l'Université de Montréal and is presently a member of its Technology Committee. She has also served on a number of not-for-profit boards, including Tourisme Montréal, CIREM and Musée Pointe-à-Callière, and is involved with the Canadian Muscular Dystrophy Association.
Ms. Fournel earned a B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Mathematics from l'Université de Montréal and completed graduate studies in Business Administration at Hautes Études Commerciales (HEC) in Montreal.