Director of Applied Research, Element AI
The high-tech team leader
Isabelle Depatie works for Element AI, but her background is in engineering physics and aeronautical construction. She has worked for numerous companies and startups including Bombardier, IBM, BIC, Angstrom Power and Intelligent Energy, where much of her work was related to the transition from research to production. Her areas of expertise are aeronautics, microelectronics, hydrogen fuel cells and, now, artificial intelligence. Over the years, she has worked and led teams in many countries including Canada, France, the United Kingdom, Dubai, Japan, Taiwan and China, and her wide range of expertise in management and cross-functional team leadership helps to build connections between engineers, technicians, operators, researchers and other personnel to increase operational effectiveness.