Lara Autio

Chief Executive Officer

Lara Autio loves strategy! Currently she manages the growth of the IT Center of Excellence in Montreal which services the North American market. Recently, she has focused on transforming the business from IT project staffing and outsourcing to providing customized Artificial Intelligence (AI) Solutions for automotive manufacturing suppliers.

Specifically, Lara oversees the hiring, training, mentoring, and management of IT staff and project teams; managing metrics and results for Experience’s valued clients.

With over 20 years of experience as an IT staffing project management specialist– mentoring recruitment teams, strengthening regional offices, building solution centres and managing outsourcing, you’ll often find Lara attending industry and women-owned business conferences.

Lara enjoys living in downtown Montreal with her husband, Martin. She loves exploring different areas—especially if it involves walking or cycling with their puppy, Carter, in tow.


Martin Lavoie

Vice-President, Sales & Finance

Martin Lavoie oversees the delivery of Artificial Intelligence (AI) Solutions to customers across North America by managing client initiatives for a networked team of Account Managers. As founder of Experience, he has been instrumental in growing Experience’s account base — helping hundreds of valued clients implement IT solutions for critical initiatives.

Martin has over 18 years of experience in the Information Technology staffing industry; combined with 10 years of experience working directly in IT itself where he specialized in network management.

At Experience, Martin is happy to lend his expertise to propose the best AI Solutions that will reduce the cost of re-work for automotive manufacturers and their suppliers.

Martin is married to his business and life partner, Lara Autio. They live in downtown Montreal and share their condo with their fur babies … Carter and Tom. In his spare time, you can find Martin throwing rocks at a curling club or cycling on the many trails around Montreal.