As a serial entrepreneur, François co-founded A&G Conseil, which was sold and integrated into the Cossette Communication Group in 2000. At the same time, François and his associates started CEDROM Technologies that was sold in 2018 to Cision. François and his associates also launched IXIASOFT, a company that provides document management software. He chaired the Board of Directors of Proximi-T, CEDROM-SNi and Ixiasoft, the Association québécoise des technologies (AQT) and the Centre de recherche informatique de Montréal (CRIM).
In addition to his exceptional professional pedigree, François has devoted much of his personal time to supporting young entrepreneurs and has been involved in various IT industry organizations.