Jean-François Riverin

Co-founder, Vice President and Chief Trainer at Zentelia

Current role(s) at the MQQ

  • Trainer
  • Evaluator for the Prix performance Québec 2021

Studies and apprenticeships

  • Attestation of Graduate Studies in Health Informatics, University of Sherbrooke
  • Attestation of Graduate Studies in Software Engineering, Université Laval
  • Bachelor's degree in computer engineering, Laval University

Certifications and professional membership

  • TMMi Professional,
  • Certified Tester, Foundation Level, ISTQB
  • Certified Tester (CTFL-AT), ISTQB, Foundation Level Agile Tester Extension
  • Professional Scrum Master (PSM I)
  • Certified Manager of Quality/Organizational Excellence, ASQ
  • Certified Software Quality Engineer, CSQE, ASQ
  • Active member of the CCTL-CSTB


Passionate about quality, Jean-François has been helping small and large companies to optimize their development process for over twenty years. He masters the full spectrum of software quality assurance activities: test writing, automation, integration and continuous deployment. Certified PSM I, he works in both traditional and agile organisations. After many years in quality management and regulatory affairs, he co-founded Zentelia to devote himself to his passion: putting quality software into production. As an active member of the Canadian Software Testing Board (CSTB) and an accredited trainer, he is aware of the best practices in the field.


Conferences and trainings given :

  • ISTQB and TMMi, Agile Quebec, 2022
  • Quality assurance in the Quebec market, Collège de Bois-de-Boulogne 2021
  • Continuous testing, Agile Tour Québec 2020
  • Quality Mindset, Agile Tour Quebec 2019
  • Quality Mindset and ISTQB, QA Meet-Up 2019, 2020
  • Certified ISTQB® Foundation Level Tester
  • Certified ISTQB® Foundation Level Tester - Agile Tester
  • Quality Mindset and Quality Fundamentals
  • Basic software testing training
  • Ensuring quality in DevOps mode
  • Ensuring quality in agility

Training courses offered

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