Joel Bisson is the CEO and founder of instream, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Canadian Dental Association. With over 20-years executive experience Joel practices a highly collaborative management style and works closely with all stakeholders in the Canadian dental ecosystem including provincial associations, major software vendors and carriers. He is passionate about leveraging technology, data security, and payment systems to bring next generation solutions to Canadian dental professionals.
Joel founded and co-founded a number of successful technology companies over the last 20 years. As a bilingual entrepreneur, Joel’s focus has always been to establish an environment that fosters success, recognizing that people drive organizations forward.
Joel completed his B.A.Sc in Engineering from the University of Waterloo and an M.A.Sc. from the University of British Columbia. Joel holds an MBA, specialising in Finance, from the University of Ottawa. Joel was also past member of the Project Management Institute.
Born and raised in Winnipeg, with stops in Vancouver, Montreal and Southern Ontario, Joel now lives in Ottawa with his wonderful wife and enjoys watching his three independent and thoughtful children pursue their dreams.