Work and Testimonials


(2023 -…)

For full cultural citizenship to be a reality across Quebec, La Vitrine supports culture by presenting and actively promoting the cultural offer. In partnership with cultural players, La Vitrine leverages digital tools for data mining/management, discoverability, personalization and interactivity to expand the reach of the cultural offer and increase our understanding of culture-related behaviour and audience development.


Kathia St-Jean,
Director General, La Vitrine Culturelle

"At the beginning of 2023, our organization began the deployment of an ambitious transformation project. Yves Lapierre was mandated to support us as legal advisor. His expertise as a business lawyer coupled with a background as a technology entrepreneur, presents a valuable asset. We appreciate the rigor he demonstrates in monitoring the various projects on which he collaborates, but also his versatility in terms of the expertise he provides us with."


(2022 -…)

Legal Manager and Member of the Project Co-Design Team

CULTUREPÉDIA is the first data trust serving Quebec cultural organizations and the Canadian and Acadian Francophonie, a tool for pooling, protecting and enhancing data for the benefit of citizens and the community. Culturepédia aims to produce with pooled data a living cartography of cultural activities and of their impacts.


Anastasia Vaillancourt,
Deputy Director General of Culture pour tous

Yves Lapierre was mandated in 2022 to support us as legal advisor in the creation and implementation of Culturepédia. With his support we were able to establish an innovative governance structure integrating several partners. He also contributed to the development of our platform and its operating model. His sense of entrepreneurship and his tact prove to be valuable assets as we begin a new phase of project development.

HEC Mosaic

(May 2020 -…)

Pole in management of creativity and innovation
Sustainable development and mobility, Culture, Global health

Mosaic is a multidisciplinary research and transfer platform of HEC Montreal. It is a space for the exchange of knowledge on the management of creativity and innovation. It is headed by professors Patrick Cohendet, full professor in the Department of International Affairs at HEC Montreal, and Laurent Simon, full professor in the Department of Entrepreneurship and Innovation at HEC Montreal.


Lucy Stojak,
Executive Director

"Yves has worked with Mosaic since 2020 as a professional in residence and guest speaker. A member of the organizing committee of the Creative Management Summer School and a coach for graduate students, he also brings the point of view of a seasoned entrepreneur, experienced in actions on the field to Mosaic."


(September 2019 - September 2020)

Corporate Affairs and Strategy Advisor

Turbulent is a techno-creative workshop that has to its credit leading achievements in sectors such as distance learning and video games (PSW). In recent years, this company has entered into significant international partnerships. It is growing exponentially and dynamically.


I assisted the management of Turbulent in the context of a transition phase of the company. I acted on an ad hoc basis to assist the company in setting up new procedures.

  • Support for corporate organization and strategy
  • Support for business development
  • Training for the team of producers
  • Establishment of a contract management system

Case Studies

Below are some examples of large-scale projects, which illustrate a solid expertise in law applied to digital transformation in diversified sectors, such as technologies in healthcare, financing, and the creation of start-ups, and media, over the years.