Letmetalk is the best up and coming Conversational AI company in Montreal. The Letmetalk team brings together years of experience building messaging products and CRM / Sales IT infrastructures.  Our team of experts are a perfect mix of creators, entrepreneurs, digital marketers, geeks, writers, fashion lovers, foodies and collaborators who are looking for a fun and engaging business relationship.  Our goal is to showcase the power of Conversational AI when incorporated within business strategies.


The Team

Charles is what you could consider a visionary. His love for business started at the age of 17 years old. He is really passionate about music, especially Frank Sinatra. His passions & interests include chess, high fashion, watches, technology, etc. Charles has an incredible work ethic and unstoppable humor which makes him someone fun to interact with! Nothing can stop or withstand him when he has a new project in mind.

Fair warning : Once Charles starts to sing or whistle, he will not stop.

Charles Hackman

CEO & Co-Founder

Gabriel is the senior member of the team.  With multiple years of experience in a top corporate accounting firm as well as in other businesses, Gab is known as the financial wizard at Letmetalk.  With a burning passion for IT and business Gab loves to solve complex problems and situations.  His great ability to analyse tough situations make him the go to guy when the team has any questions.  Important fact : Gab’s Ping-Pong score vs Charles is 6-2.

Gabriel Lamontagne

CFO & Co-Founder

Olivier has done it all.  From fixing phones to becoming an amazing software developer, Olivier has proven to be an indispensable asset to the team by working on multiple web development projects, e-commerce platforms and conversational integrations.  In his free time he likes to experience underground music events.

Olivier Coulombe-Raymond

Back-End analyst developer

Mamadou Guennady-Barry

Back-End analyst developer

Xavier is our creative jack of all trades.  He specializes in design, photography, videography and 3D motion graphics.  His passion for art lead him to quit school at an early age to allow him to put all his energy into his career.  He has never lost a 1v1 on Rust… Ever.  His preferred form of transportation: Uber Bike

Xavier Cornejo-Perez

Content Creator

Our Advisors

Jonathan Léveillé

CEO & Founder of OpenMind Technologies

Young passionate about technology and business from a very young age, Jonathan, 33, has been at the head of Openmind Technologies for more than 14 years now, having ranked for the third year in a row in the prestigious PROFIT500, ranking amongst the 500 fastest growing companies in Canada. Openmind is currently the 13th fastest growing technology company in Canada and has ranked, last year, as the 28th best place to work in Canada according to Great Place to Work. Openmind now has more than 50 tech-savvy players in its ranks. Jonathan programmed his first Web platforms at the age of 9, obtained his first commercial contracts at 13 years old and officially founded Openmind Technologies at the age of 19 years. Jonathan and his team have had the opportunity to receive several awards from the industry in recent years, including Young Entrepreneur of the Year in 2014, Company of the Year in 2015, Investment of the Year in 2017, the award “Job Builder of Quebec 2017”, and has also been certified Bonboss.ca as well as Great Place to Work for the year 2018 and 2019. He is also involved, with the help of his team, in the community, raising several thousand dollars annually for the United Way, the Pierre Lavoie Challenge, the foundation of the Laurentian Youth Center, the foundation of the Hôpital de Saint- Jerome as well as for the organization Pallia-life.


Frank Vela

Vice-President Finance of Groupe Tidan

Frank Vela is Vice President – Finance at Tidan Inc., a Montreal-based Real Estate company that owns and manages a wide range of revenue producing properties in Canada and the United States. The portfolio includes over 65 properties ranging from commercial shopping centres to office, industrial and residential buildings as well as 12 hotels such as Le Mount Stephen Hotel, Le Meridien Versailles and the Montreal Marriott Chateau Champlain.  Frank holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree (2002) from Concordia University with a Major in Accounting and a Minor in Managerial Law. After beginning the CPA program while working for the Canada Revenue Agency in Taxation, Frank was recruited by his former summer employer of many years, Aquabrass Inc. / Ciot Imports to take on the position of financial controller at the young age of 25 years old. This advanced his career greatly and he went on to become corporate controller of WeighPack Systems Inc., an international manufacturer of packaging equipment, before assuming his current role of 16 years at Tidan Inc.. Reporting directly to ownership, Frank has always enjoyed the privilege of working very closely with the founders, visionaries, and key decision makers of each company he has worked for and, as such, has developed a very keen business acumen as well as effective and impactful leadership skills.