We are SAP consultants and business transformation experts
We are a passionate team committed to driving positive change in the businesses and lives of those we serve. We are curious and think out of the box. We show pride, enthusiasm and dedication in everything we do.
We say what we do and do what we say. We are honest, reliable and caring in our dealings with other people, both within the organization and with clients and other stakeholders.
Good ideas come from anywhere, so the more voices, the better. We believe the whole is greater than the sum of its parts and foster teamwork and collaboration based on that principle.
We have a passion for excellence and we are dedicated to satisfying our clients’ requirements and anticipating their future needs and expectations. We strive to provide our clients with the highest quality of services, conforming to industry best practices and continuous process improvement.
We have received awards for our competences, accomplishments, community involvement, quality of management, and our commitment to cultivating a healthy work environment.
The Retail Expert
- Over 4,000 R&D days
- Enhanced retail solution accelerator
- 50+ staff members dedicated to retail
Largest SAP BI Team in Quebec
- Over 28 resources dedicated to BI
- Wide range of expertise: BO, DS, BW
- First Quebec organization to implement Simple Finance on S/4HANA
100% In-House Development
- 43 staff members with development focus (iOS, Fiori, ABAP)
- No outsourcing for custom development projects
- Team led by a SAP Mentor
Project Management Expertise
- Multiple resources trained on Agile Methodology
- Can assume PM roles from both customer and vendor perspectives
- Well versed in Rapid Deployment Solutions
At Beyond Technologies, our leaders combine an impressive range of experiences, achievements and backgrounds. Together, they are committed to delivering exceptional service, efficient teamwork, and bringing tremendous value to our clients. Our leadership team cultivates our strong company culture and is dedicated to helping our team scale, grow and succeed.
P. Eng., MBA
Luc Dubois is responsible for the overall management of the company’s sustainable growth, while ensuring consistent and high-quality services for customers. Luc has a proven ability to manage strategic, technological and human performance teams for delivering integrated enterprise-wide solutions. Specialized in warehouse, operations and inventory process management, he has over 17 years of experience in IT and business process reengineering and optimization.
Throughout his career, Luc conducted major projects for large, multinational corporations as well as mid-market companies. Luc has proven to be a key contributor to the Canadian manufacturing and distribution sectors. Through multiple SAP business transformation projects in various industries (retail, consumer business, pharmaceutical, food & beverage, manufacturing, etc.), he has developed extensive expertise, enabling our customers to gain and maintain a significant competitive edge.
Interesting fact: Luc runs to the office every day in the morning … an equivalent of just under 10 km per day!
P. Eng., PMP
Sébastien Tessier is responsible for the overall delivery of all engagements entrusted to Beyond Technologies. His rigorous discipline and project management skills make him a key asset to drive the resolution of our client’s business transformation challenges.
Sébastien Tessier has over 20 years of experience, including SAP implementation, supply chain optimization, and management consulting. Through his pragmatic problem-solving and project management skills, he has successfully delivered business transformation programs and SAP projects in several industries (consumer business, pharmaceutical, food and manufacturing). Sébastien has worked in many different contexts including mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures.
Interesting fact: As a voluntary hockey coach and father of three boys, his skates hit the ice on the weekends!
Leonardo De Araujo
BAA, SAP Mentor Certification
With his considerable technical expertise and his vast business knowledge, Leonardo De Araujo leads the technological team in charge of advising our clients on the best technology solutions adapted to their needs. Specialized in the implementation, optimization, support and upgrade of SAP solutions, Leonardo has over 19 years of experience in business transformation. During his career, Leonardo carried out several mandates calling on his SAP solutions expertise.
Leonardo is an SAP Mentor and regularly delivers speeches for the ASUG (America’s SAP Users’ Group) and the SAP TechED events.
Interesting fact: In a year, Leonardo bikes the equivalent of twice the distance of Toronto to Vancouver and 6 times the equivalent vertical climb of Mount Everest!
Partner, Business Solutions
Sébastien Caron leads solution architecture implementations for small, medium and large companies. He is also highly involved in strategic decisions for our BI and Analytics team, the largest and most specialized SAP BI workforce in Quebec.
He has deep experience and knowledge in several industries including manufacturing, distribution and retail. His ability to orchestrate various teams to identify and solve our clients’ issues, risks and inefficient processes, make him a key asset to provide them with the most efficient mitigation measures.
For the past 16 years, Sébastien has worked as a functional consultant, integration manager, project manager and solutions architect specialist. His deep experience in SAP business transformation has earned him the reputation of being a top-level expert in strategic direction definition, implementation planning and project follow-up.
Interesting fact: Sebastien is an avid sailor and has navigated across several countries on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea.
Partner, Chief Marketing & Business Development Officer
Alain Dubois oversees all Beyond Technologies sales and marketing operations. Specialized in business process reengineering, as well as in ERP software sales and implementation, Alain Dubois has over 25 years of experience in integrated business management transformation. Attentive to creating value for clients, he constantly demonstrates his ability to link their business objectives to their effective use of technology.
Alain has spent his career developing a deep understanding of best business practices. Before joining Beyond Technologies, he offered his expertise and strategic advisory to clients and partners of an important global business consulting firm, an editor and reseller of ERP software solutions as well as for a global information technology organization.
Interesting fact: Alain is a big fan of great Canadian northern fishing. The biggest walleye he ever caught was a 12 lb monster!
Partner, Public Sector & New Business Solutions
Alain Dupont is responsible for Beyond’s Public Sector practice and for the expansion of Beyond Technologies into new lines of business. He is in charge of Beyond’s Federal Government team, the supply of SAP top talent to large enterprises and the SAP Procure-to-Pay business solutions.
Specialized in the implementation of information systems and in the development of SAP markets, Alain has over 18 years of experience in integrated management systems, mainly with SAP. Recognized as trusted advisor throughout the industry, he brings value to his clients by providing valuable guidance, uniting people, business processes and technologies.
Interesting fact: Alain grew up swimming at various competitive levels and was a certified Surf Rescue lifeguard. He loves to swim in the ocean and free dive in the deep blue with locals.
Partner, Retail Business Solutions
François Potier is responsible for Beyond’s Retail Business Solutions practice. He is in charge of growing, leading and developing a group of SAP Retail expert consultants at Beyond Technologies to deliver core and innovative solutions to retailers of all sizes.
François is recognized and appreciated for his composure, availability, empathy, strong drive to satisfy customers, team spirit, transparency and objectivity when seeking best-fit solutions. With more than 15 years of experience in the industry and over 25 years of retail experience, he has worked as Chief Retail Architect at SAP Canada. His contribution to the SAP Retail solution architecture is renowned in the industry, thanks to his successful track record of SAP business implementations, upgrades and support cycles, both locally and globally.
Interesting fact: François is a certified rescue diver and went white shark cage diving in South Africa!
CEO of Beyond Technologies France
Grégory is responsible for leading and developing Beyond Technologies France. With over 19 years of experience in consulting and professional services firms, 11 of which as a CEO and COO of a major consulting firm in France, he carried out several mandates calling on his SAP expertise, playing various roles, from functional consultant to project and team manager. Since 2007, Grégory is also a certified SAP trainer. Over the years, he has built an excellent relationship with SAP France, and this close collaboration enables Beyond Technologies France to bring the best solutions to its clients’ challenges.
Interesting fact: Enthusiastic sportsman since the age of 10, Grégory competed in the world Bike Trial championship and qualified 2nd in the France Bike Trial championship. Today, he is an avid CrossFit fan, in which you frequently lift over 4 tons during the Workout of the day!
Vice-President, Retail Wholesale
Johann Grassi oversees Beyond Technologies’ Retail and Wholesale teams. Bringing with him 20 years of SAP solutions experience, Johann Grassi joined Beyond in 2013 and is, today, Vice-President of Retail Wholesale. His main objective is to assist our clients with their digital transformation and to successfully develop innovative solutions for retailers and distributors of all sizes.
Johann Grassi has international experience working on major digital transformation projects. Through these experiences, he has acquired considerable expertise in retail and distribution processes and with SAP solutions. Johann also has extensive knowledge in Agile Methodologies and SAP Activate methodologies, ensuring each project’s success.
Interesting fact: Johann is an avid traveler and has visited almost 40 countries in the world (Europe, Asia, Middle East, Africa and America). Far from the resort hotels, Johann prefers to go off the beaten track to fully experience his travels and discover new cultures.
Martin Bureau is responsible for Beyond Technologies’ financial operations. Leading the finance and accounting teams, Martin ensures good corporate financial health through various measures, such as preparing and analyzing the financial statements for all our divisions, implementing and improving the internal ERP system, and standardizing operational and financial processes.
With nearly 15 years of experience, Martin is well-versed in financial analysis, financial reporting, and team management. He holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Université de Sherbrooke and is also a certified CPA.
Interesting fact: A sports lover, Martin started playing hockey at age 5 and hasn’t stopped. He took up surfing and bicycle camping after university. Recently, Martin toured Denmark by bicycle, making stops in Germany and Sweden.
Vice-President, Customer Engagement
With over 17 years of experience working exclusively within SAP programs and projects, Stéphane Kiraly is responsible for customer satisfaction at Beyond Technologies. Stéphane ensures that our teams build and maintain a long-term relationship of trust with all of our clients, with continuous care and attention to their expectations, needs and concerns, during and after each of our interventions.
Drawing on his deep expertise of best practices, tools, and methodologies specific to SAP projects deployment and delivery processes, Stéphane is able to anticipate customer needs by offering them solutions adapted to their expectations and business reality.
His many accomplishments in several different organizations give him an enviable reputation in the industry. Graduated from HEC Montréal, Stéphane is also PMP-certified since 2004 and a member of the Ordre des administrateurs agréés du Québec.
Interesting fact: During the execution of a mandate in France, Stéphane was recruited by a football (American) team of Clermont-Ferrand. Every weekend of the season and in parallel to his professional mandate, he has traveled across France by bus. His nickname in the team was 'caribou'!
Vice-President, Human Resources
With 17 years of experience in HR and recruiting in professional services and IT consulting, Natalie started at Beyond in 2011, in an HR department of 1, supporting the 25 employees in Montréal. She is now leading a team of 4, taking care of almost 200 employees in 4 countries! Over the past 6 years, she worked closely with the leadership team and has brilliantly driven all human resource-related strategies and initiatives. As a result, our organization is recognized as one of the best places to work in Canada by the Great Place to Work Institute!
The HR department is a major pillar of our organizations’ goals, leadership, and philosophy. Natalie is an advocate for employees and an innovator in providing them with an inspiring environment and the right tools and processes to accomplish their work.
Interesting facts: Natalie was a ski instructor during her cegep and university years! She also practiced flying trapeze for a few years, as a hobby!
Pascale Ouimet is responsible for pre-sales activities at Beyond Technologies and leads a team of consultants that responds to each client’s unique needs with the best solutions and services. Whether preparing service proposals, providing client demonstrations or supporting the sales force, the pre-sale team endeavors to create high added value to each one of their deliverables.
With over 20 years of experience in various SAP pre-sale and sales roles, such as consultant, project manager, and Director of pre-sales, and expertise redesigning business processes, Pascale Ouimet can provide solutions that improve and streamline our clients’ business processes. She is also recognized for the value she adds to the sales cycles and her leadership skills.
Interesting fact: Pascale is an avid skier and likes pretty much any outdoor sport! She spends her summer months doing things like mountain biking, hiking and loves to sail. Also, a world traveler, Pascale makes sure she squeezes in these activities while in a different country!
Managing Partner of Beyond Technologies South Africa
Christian, a seasoned SAP professional, is responsible for leading and developing Beyond Technologies South Africa. After completing 2 years of compulsory military service and an Honours degree in Construction Management, Christian managed several complex construction projects before taking on the challenge of starting the first SAP Consultancy firm in South Africa in 1994.
Over the past 25 years in SAP, Christian has worked on projects in Africa, Europe, United States and Australasia. Christian’s background is in the logistics modules of SAP, initially being certified on R/2, EWM and more recently skilled in SAP S/4HANA. The South African office continues to grow both in consultant numbers and successful reference customers and is a vibrant contributor to the Beyond Technologies group.
Interesting fact: As an avid angler, Christian paid for his studies as a commercial calamari fisherman, spending up to 2 months at sea during his vacation.
Vice President of Technology
With nearly 25 years of experience, Ken joined Beyond in 2012. As a key member of the development team, he has demonstrated his tremendous value and executive skills, taking on strategic development projects and working effectively with customers and employees alike. Since his first days at Beyond Technologies, Ken has achieved the highest levels of innovation, all the way to his appointment as Vice President. Ken has been highly influential in the creation of technical and governance strategies for SAP development. At the helm of the development team, he manages his projects with leadership, adaptability, and creativity. In a few years, Ken's team has grown from 6 to more than 40 employees!
Interesting fact: Ken is Eurasian i.e., of mixed Asian and European ancestry. Ken is an avid runner, clocking on average 30 km a week and even more in summer. His strength is speed rather than endurance, so no full marathons for him, but he does have a few half marathons under his belt.
General Manager, Beyond Technologies USA
Pedro Patrao is responsible for the development and growth of Beyond Technologies USA.
With over twenty years of successful achievements in building and leading effective teams, enhancing customer value, driving growth and delivering outstanding results, Pedro is the ideal person to propel Beyond’s US market presence to the next level!
Being a highly skilled multi-lingual executive in sales, operations, and delivery of services and enterprise software, Pedro has accepted to join our team to develop and grow our business in this country. In addition to being a seasoned SAP professional, Pedro has an impressive background in the US market having held several global roles in companies such as TECSYS and Xpertdoc, along with 14 years in North America at SAP in different leadership roles, where he was recognized with a number of awards for his notable accomplishments
As an experienced marketing executive, Kurt is passionate about developing go-to-market and demand generation strategies that blend traditional techniques with digital marketing. Kurt cumulates over 18 years of technical, sales, and marketing experience with B2B tech companies, which has enabled him to transform marketing from cost to profit center.
In addition, he has a deep understanding of the shifting business dynamics within all Beyond’s key market segments, with a strong ERP expertise across multiple industries.
With a people-first mindset, Kurt’s approach is about leveraging human behavior knowledge to create meaningful content and result-driven marketing strategies that foster authentic engagement with customers and partners.
Interesting fact: Kurt is a strong advocate for animal rights and is actively involved with different animal protection associations. Part of his daily routine involves sheltering abused and abandoned animals, providing food and medical care when necessary. He also plays a major role in connecting animals in need with good caring families looking to adopt a four-legged companion.
Vice-President, Customer Experience (CX)
Sylvain Boies oversees Beyond’s fast-growing business practice with SAP’s Customer Experience suite.
As an experienced, digitally-focused business development professional, Sylvain works in close collaboration with our customers’ leadership teams to create meaningful experiences to their customers, while generating brand preference and increased demand for their products and services. Passionate about bringing the right balance of strategic services and technology solutions, Sylvain enables our customers to achieve their business objectives.
Over the last two decades, Sylvain has collaborated with multidisciplinary teams to deliver high-value digital services for global organizations. With a focus on B2B and B2B2C, he has established key long-term partnerships with his customer base, while ensuring engagements were delivered with utmost excellence.
During his career, Sylvain held multiple roles in leading IT and consulting firms, including Account Manager/Director, Sales and Account Manager, VP of Partners & Alliances, Group Account Director, and VP of Sales.
Interesting facts: A few years back, Sylvain discovered a passion for scuba diving. We all live in a fast paced world and compose with our day-to-day stress and challenges. Scuba diving not only allows him to discover a brand new world, it also brings peace and quiet to his life.
Sylvain is also a triathlete and a runner, having completed his first marathon in October 2019.
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