Patrick Pichette becomes a general partner at iNovia

In 2015, Foundation director Patrick Pichette retired as senior vice president and chief financial officer of Google Inc. and went on a three-year travel sabbatical, sparking a larger conversation about work-life balance. In a CNBC article published on 15 April 2018, Pichette announced he would be joining the Canadian venture capital firm iNovia as a general partner. Although he built his career south of the border, Pichette now wants to contribute to Canadian-founded success stories at the intersection of technology and ecology. Best wishes to Patrick on this new adventure!

Patrick Pichette is a director at the Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation and chairs the Foundation’s Finance and Investment Committee. Read the CNBC article here.