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The World’s First Soft Skill Assessment And Training Platform

LearningBranch is building a suite of assessment, training, and analytical products that help businesses shift customer service into customer excellence.


Our vision is to become the world’s leading provider of AI-Driven communicative competency training and assessments, allowing millions of learners to communicate more effectively and professionally, improving their lives and careers in a connected world.  

Our Offices

Montreal & Vancouver, Canada

A small but mighty team

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Patricia Macleod

CEO & Co-Founder

Co-Founder and CEO, Patricia brings the vision for changing how we hire and train frontline employees. She is a lifetime entrepreneur with 20 years of experience in the global contact center industry.

She likes to de-connect outdoors in Canada's wild mountains and rivers.

Soft skills: Making things happen.

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Stephane Rivard

President & Co-Founder

Stephane is the co-founder of Learning Branch and a lifelong entrepreneur.

In his spare time, Stephane likes to play chess, run, ski, mountain bike, sail or participate in any outdoor adventure.

Soft Skills: Problem Solving, Rapport, Curiosity & Divergent thinking

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Eric Dofonsou


Eric is the CTO of LearningBranch and a technology enthusiast.

In his spare time, Eric likes to play games, run, exercise or solve puzzles.

Soft Skills: Multitasking, Problem Solving, Critical Thinking & Positive Language

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Matt Parisien

Product Manager

Matt is the Product Manager at LearningBranch and delights in the collaborative spirit.

In his downtime you can find him riding his bicycle in search of buttery croissants.

Soft skills: Problem solving, Critical thinking & Rapport


Assaf Bar-Moshe, PhD

NLP Specialist

Assaf is an expert in how languages work. As an NLP specialist, he reverse-engineers what people write or say into something that a computer can evaluate.

In his free time, he researches extinct dialects and practices yoga.

Soft skills: Critical thinking, Problem solving & Time management

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Majed Al-Jefri, PhD

Senior Machine Learning Engineer

Majed is a self-motivated, and talented data scientist with a curious, analytical mind and expertise in machine learning (ML), natural language processing (NLP), and data visualization.

He loves camping and hiking, he also enjoys playing ping pong.

Soft Skills: Problem Solving, Critical Thinking & Curiosity


Lucas Desjardins

Senior Cloud Developer

Lucas is really passionate and motivated about his work. Quality and performance is something he's always looking for. Very sociable, he is always ready to help his colleagues.

He loves playing video games with friends during his free time.

Soft skills: Quick Learner, Self-taught, Problem solving & Sociable

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Priya Gupta


Priya is an MBA Graduate from HEC Montreal with consulting experience in Cyber Security, Marketing Strategy, and Project Management across various industries.

She is an outgoing and bubbly person who loves to socialize and meet new people.

Soft Skills: Active Listening, Adaptability & Project Management

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Jason Hau

Assistant Product Manager

Jason is a recent software engineer grad who works in client support, QA and data analysis.

He enjoys spending his time reading, listening to music and playing games with his friends.

Soft Skills: Attentive, Logical & Works well under pressure


Supriya Dua

QA Lead

Supriya is an undergrad computer science student who is currently working in QA.

In her spare time, she reads Medium articles or goes for long walks.

Soft Skills : Problem Solving, Adaptability, Work ethic


Brandon King

This Could Be You

Brandon is an individual who is highly focused on family stability (emotional/financial etc.).

In his spare time, he likes to play games and videos, and help friends out.

Soft Skills: Patience, Honesty and trying to be Courteous as much as possible


Your Name

This Could Be You

We are always looking for smart and talented people to join our team.

For more info on our open positions go to our LinkedIn company profile.

Our Investors

Investing in the future of AI, communication skills, and companies that believe in their workforces.
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Patricia Macleod

Co-founder of LearningBranch and lifelong entrepeneur.

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Stephane Rivard

Co-founder of LearningBranch and lifelong entrepeneur.

Our Advisors


Stephen Bodnar, PhD

Computer-Assisted Language Learning, McGill University, Radboud University


Amery Wu, PhD

Measurement, Evaluation, and Research Methodology, University of British Columbia

Our Achievements

Our list of recognition and awards.

Want To Join Us?

Join us in creating a smart approach to talent development.

Partners & Organizations

AWS Activate

AWS Activate provides startups with the right mix of tools and expert support so they can succeed while optimizing performance, managing risk, and keeping costs under control.


The National Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC IRAP) provides advice, connections, and funding to help Canadian small and medium-sized businesses increase their innovation capacity and take ideas to market.

National Research Council Canada

The Scientific Research and Experimental Development (SR&ED) Program uses tax incentives to encourage Canadian businesses of all sizes and in all sectors to conduct research and development (R&D) in Canada.

Creative Destruction Lab

Creative Destruction Lab (CDL) is a nonprofit organization that delivers an objectives-based program for massively scalable, seed-stage, science- and technology-based companies.

BC Tech Association

BC Tech is guided by the mission to make BC the best place to grow and scale a tech company.


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