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Simon De Baene
Co-Founder and CEO, GSOFT
  • GSOFT named to Deloitte’s “Technology Fast 500” (2016)
  • GSOFT named to Les Affaires’ “300 Biggest SMBs in Quebec” (2015)
  • Young Entrepreneur of the Year award, Ernst & Young (2013)
Chief happiness officer
C2 Theme: Talent
At just 31 years of age, Simon De Baene is the dreamer and visionary at the helm of GSOFT, one of Quebec’s largest SMBs. Home to over 200 employees, and with more than $45M in revenues, GSOFT has built software used by more than 15,000 organizations in 110 countries. His entrepreneurial journey quickly made him realize that happiness at work was the key to success, which has led to the creation of one of the most inspirational business cultures on the planet. Bold and with a penchant for all things against-the-grain,” Simon’s goal is to revolutionize work life as we know it, and one thing’s for sure: the revolution has only just begun.
“If you’re not inspiring people to come to work each morning, you can’t expect the best from them.”
Simon in Les Affaires