Unreasonable Fellows

Valerie Robitaille

Founder and Chair of the Board at XpertSea

Valerie is an Unreasonable Fellow. Valerie was part of Unreasonable FUTURE 2019.
Valérie Robitaille is the co-founder and CEO of XpertSea. A rigorous scientist and energetic entrepreneur, she has been passionate about the oceans from an early age. In 2007, she obtained a bachelor’s degree in Marine Biology from Maine Maritime Academy, then pursued her master's degree in Geoengineering from the National Institute of Scientific Research in Quebec City. Using knowledge acquired during her studies in optics and photonics application for marine environment, Valerie and her co-founders launched XpertSea, a company solving critical technology gaps in the aquaculture industry. Valerie has several technology patents under her name, and she is actively involved in cleantech and women in technology initiatives.