Nicolas Darveau-Garneau Joins Coveo's Board of Directors

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AI Solutions Leader Names Globally Recognized Digital Evangelist to Board.

"No one I’ve met in the tech world understands the opportunity and imperative that data and AI represents better than Nicolas." - Coveo CEO and Chairman Louis Tetu

Coveo today announced that Nicolas Darveau-Garneau, Chief Evangelist at Google, is joining its Board of Directors. Darveau brings more than 25 years of experience advising the world’s leading brands on digital business leadership, AI, search and data driven strategies.

Darveau ran a large advertising business in USA and Canada for Google before his current role where he leads the global team of Evangelists that counsel Google’s most sophisticated advertisers on their digital strategy. Prior to Google, he was part of the founding team of MSN.com; was the co-founder of four Internet companies (imix.com, Liquor.com, BigDeal.com, and Fanhood) and has advised many companies like Famo.us, SommSelect, and Poka. He also serves on the boards of two public companies: iA Financial Group and The Toronto Stock Exchange. He also lectures at Ivy League universities on the topics of AI and disruption.

“We’re thrilled to have Nicolas join our board,” Coveo CEO and Chairman Louis Tetu said.“No one I’ve met in the tech world understands the opportunity and imperative that data and AI represents better than Nicolas. He shares our passion for the imperative of creating individualized and profitable digital experiences that transform commerce, service, and workplace and brings a wealth of expertise and knowledge of the data-driven, AI-take-all economy.”

Coveo enables more than 500 of the world’s most admired companies to become digital experience leaders and deliver real business value, such as helping a top-tier online retailer increase revenue per visit by 7 percent using AI-powered merchandising, or a top 10 software company driving 50 percent call deflection through self-service intelligence. Coveo offers data and AI solutions to dynamically serve relevance and recommendations at scale across every digital journey, and is uniquely positioned to enable companies to be relevant, coherent, and optimize profitability at every interaction. The company recently secured $227M in funding and has shown more than 50 percent year-over-year subscription revenue growth.

Other board changes include Lawrence Pentland retiring from the board after eight years of service, and Isaac Kim, Managing Director, Evergreen Coast Capital, and Coveo investor, joining the board. “I’d like to thank Lawrence for his contributions in helping our company grow over the last eight years,” Tetu added.

About Coveo
Coveo uses AI and intelligent search technologies to personalize millions of digital experiences for customers, partners, dealers, and employees. Coveo combines unified content, unified interactions and machine learning to deliver relevant information and recommendations across every business interaction, making websites, commerce, contact centers, intranets and digital properties and apps effortless, content-rich and effective. Coveo is also embedded in many leading business applications from vendors including Salesforce, ServiceNow, Sitecore, Dynamics and more. Coveo partners with the world’s largest enterprise technology players and has more than 1,500 activations in mid-to-large sized global organizations across multiple industries.

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