About Zilia

Zilia is a medical device company that provides actionable information based on the measurement of biomarkers in the eye to facilitate earlier diagnosis, reduce healthcare costs, and improve the quality of life of patients.

We are on a journey to save the sight and improve the health of millions.

We are Scientists, Researchers and Visionaries

Our team has years of experience in biotechnology and is based in Quebec City,
a world-renowned hub of expertise in optics and photonics.


Meet our Team

Patrick Sauvageau

Dr. Patrick Sauvageau, OD

CEO & Co-Founder

Dominic Sauvageau, PhD

CTO & Co-Founder

Sébastien Bouchard, CPA


Dario Zujo, MBA

Business Development Director


Karina Leblanc, MSc

Regulatory Affairs and Quality Director

Joannie Desroches

Joannie Desroches, PhD

Clinical Applications Specialist

Diana Martínez, PhD

Quality & Regulatory Affairs Specialist

Cléophace Akitegetse, PhD, PEng

Lead – R&D and Biophotonics


Nicolas Lapointe, MEng

Lead – R&D and Engineering


Maxime Picard, Eng

Lead – R&D and Software


Alex Gagné

Software Developer & Scrum Master

Dominic Gendron

Dominic Gendron

R&D Technologist

Éric Hamel, MEng

AI Research Scientist


Isabelle Harvey, Eng, MSc

Product Manager

Dominic Gendron

Udayakumar Kanniyappan, PhD

Data Scientist

Jasmine Poirier, MSc

Computer Vision Specialist


Thierry Proulx, BASc

Software Developer

Marianne Régis

Software Developer

Board of Directors

Dr. Patrick Sauvageau, OD

CEO & Co-Founder

Dominic Sauvageau, PhD

CTO & Co-Founder

Claude Vezeau, PharmD

Chairman of the Board

Dr. Dominique Meyer, OD, MBA

Board of Directors

Danny Gobeil

Board of Directors 

Advisory Board

Dr. Ike Ahmed, MD, FRCS(C)

Assistant Professor at University of Toronto

Dr. Rajat N Agrawal, MD, MS

CEO & President at Retina Global


Dr. John G Flanagan, PhD, FCOptom, FAAO, FARVO

Dean & Professor at University of California, Berkeley

Éric Desrosiers, PhD, MBA

Vice President Operations at New World Laboratories

Would you like to join us?

We are always looking for positive, ambitious professionals who share our values and stand behind Zilia’s mission.
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