Kathy Malas is passionate about innovation and knowledge management as a vector of transformation of the healthcare system. Associate to the President and Chief Executive Officer and responsible of the Pole of innovation and artificial intelligence in Health at the Hospital Center of the University of Montreal CHUM, Kathy is a dedicated manager in fostering the integration of care, teaching, research, innovation in partnership with patients and employees. She also encourages open innovation with partners of all horizons to better respond to the health needs of patients and their families. Having obtained a graduate certificate at McGill University in Health Management and obtained her Master degree in Speech-Language Pathology at Université de Montréal, Kathy implements a strategy of innovation and IA, is a professional research in health innovation management research projects and facilitates community practices in this field. She deploys concrete mechanisms to foster a culture, an organization and open ecosystem of innovation to create value: improving health and well-being for all!