Nathalie Le Prohon is Vice president, Healthcare and Telecommunication industries for IBM Canada. She rejoined IBM in 2016 to lead a national team of industry professionals dedicated to working with clients in their healthcare transformation journey. In November 2017, she also received responsibilities for the Telecommunication industry including the Media and Entertainment sectors.
Ms. Le Prohon is passionate about transforming care to ensure better health outcomes for all Canadians. Having successfully battled breast cancer twice, Ms. Le Prohon knows first-hand the challenges within the Canadian health care system. She is frequently asked to share her personal journey and to discuss IBM’s transformational solutions designed to deliver better health, greater value and deeper interaction.
Ms. Le Prohon began her career at IBM Canada where she held several management and executive positions including Vice president of Strategic Outsourcing Sales, IBM Global Services.
After she left IBM, Ms. Le Prohon was President of Nokia Canada in 2003 and 2004.
Since 2007, Ms. Le Prohon is a full time director for various public bodies and private companies and not-for-profit organizations. She is a board member of 5N Plus (vnp.to) where she serves as Chair of the Governance and Compensation Committee. She is also a director of BlackRock Metals, Casavant Frères and Make-A-Wish Québec.
Ms. Le Prohon holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree (major in MIS) from McGill University, an MBA from Concordia University and was named Concordia University ‘Alumna of the Year’ in 2009. She is a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors and has attained corporate governance certification at McGill University in 2009. She was honoured in 2013 by the MBA Association of Québec, and is a member of this association.