Working on developing disruptive tools to revolutionize eye-care

As a trained optometrist, Patrick puts his in-depth understanding of the clinical care to the development of innovative technologies to revolutionize eye care and prevent ocular diseases. He is continuously contributing to clinical and innovative technological advancements to the field. Patrick is also a guest speaker at the school of optometry Université de Montréal, the university where he received his Doctor of Optometry (OD) degree and Master’s degree in Vision Science. He is an active member of the Association des Optométristes du Québec.

CEO, Co-Founder

Patrick Sauvageau


CTO, Co-Founder

Dominic Sauvageau

PhD PEng

Dominic is a chemical engineer with extensive experience working for the development of new technologies in industrial and academic environments for applications in biotechnology and bioengineering. He is associate Professor in the Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering at the University of Alberta, Dominic has a strong background and expertise in academic and industrial bioengineering.

Claude is an experienced leader and entrepreneur with 30+ years of experience in life sciences including clinical research, product development, sales, marketing, operations and business development. Claude also worked in the venture capital sector, playing a major role in the financing of numerous ventures.

Chairman of the Board

Claude Vezeau


Board of directors

Dr. Dominique Meyer


Dominique is a certified Ophthalmologist and founder of a renowned private medical center. As an active clinical researcher in the field of ophthalmology, she provides valuable knowledge and insight in the development and application of Zilia’s technology.

Eric is a biomedical engineer with over 20 years of experience in developing and commercializing medical devices and biomedical applications. He is a guest professor at École Polytechnique and ÉTS.

Advisory Board

Dr. Éric Desrosiers


Lead Biomedical Scientist

Nicolas Lapointe


Imaging Specialist

Jasmine Poirier



Maxime Picard

Clinical Applications Specialist

Joannie Desroches


Biophotonics Scientist

Cleophace Akitegetse


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