About Triode

Triode was founded in 2002 by Patrick Sirois, B.Eng., MBA. Patrick wanted to realize his long-time vision of bridging the gap between Marketing and R&D. Today we have a passionate team of engineers, project managers, technicians, and industrial designers who all work together to achieve this on a daily basis for our clients.

At Triode, we specialize in developing new products and services for complex industries like medical devices and transportation. We work with you closely to help define product strategy, with an emphasis on reducing the risks associated with innovating in these sophisticated and often regulated consumer-oriented environments.

Our values

We are passionate about your products, your success, and the growth of your business. We believe that good teamwork is based on respect, transparency, creativity and reliability. These values drive our entire team, and are the very essence of our company.

Our promise and commitment

We will be innovative with our ideas and encourage innovation within your teams. We will create an honest and structured strategy based on the realities of both your market and your organization. We will connect your Marketing and R&D teams, helping them to work more closely together. We will do everything we can to see you achieve maximum success.


Management Team

Patrick Sirois president
Patrick Sirois, B. eng., MBA.


Founder and President of Triode, Patrick is a passionate entrepreneur with a wealth of experience in innovation and project management. Seasoned speaker and coach with young entrepreneurs, he makes it a duty to share the many experiences that have marked his professionnal career.

He oversees marketing and business development.

Nicolas Cantin VPStr
Nicolas Cantin

VP Strategy

Vice President and Partner of Triode, Nicolas has a broad experience in product development and a strategic vision that allows him to lead complex and large-scale projects. Results-oriented, his interventions are marked by the great attention he pays to customer experience.

He oversees Product Strategy and Product Development.

Sebastien Marcoux VPops
Sébastien Marcoux, B. eng., MBA

VP Operations

Vice President and Partner of Triode, Sebastien has extensive experience in project management and product development. Privileging a coaching approach, he directs each of his interventions towards a single objective: maximizing the value for his customer.

He oversees business operations as well as project management training, coaching and consulting.


Product Development Experts

When you work with Triode, you get a long-term partner with deep expertise and experience developing products in complex and regulated industries. Our team of strategic advisors and market research experts will help you connect with your customers, eliminate risks, and speed up your time-to-market. We have one singular purpose: to make you successful.

When you tap into Triode you have access to our complete team of:

  • Strategic advisors
  • Project Managers
  • MBAs
  • Engineers
  • Industrial Designers
  • Technicians

Broad industry expertise

Our expertise spans a wide variety of industries. We have many years of experience working in fields as diverse as:

  • Medical Devices
  • Medical Technologies
  • Ground Transportation (Automotive, Bus, Rail)
  • Aerospace
  • Electronics
  • Plastics and Polymers
  • Metal Processing
  • Construction/Remodeling
  • Textiles
  • Composites

Extended team of specialists

Triode maintains a strong network of specialists with deep sector-based expertise who we tap into as needed, providing even more value to our clients.


  • Marketing
  • Industrial Design
  • Engineering (CAD, FEA)
  • Operations
  • Regulatory Affairs
  • Purchasing
  • Logistics/Distribution
  • Sales
  • Import/Export
  • Finance (Government Programs, tax credits, SR&ED)
  • Accounting
  • HR