Michelle Skamene, recognized expert in the Oracle community, joins Insum as shareholder
Montréal, January 7th, 2020 – Insum (www.insum.ca), a Quebec company known for its innovative solutions and
Oracle and Oracle Application Express (APEX) expertise, welcomes Michelle Skamene as a shareholder. This
entrepreneur and recognized expert in the Oracle APEX community also joins the leadership team as Vice-
President, Consulting Services and Digital Marketing. Michelle becomes the first woman to join the senior
With over 20 years’ international experience in Information Technology, Michelle Skamene owned and operated
Laureston Solutions since 2007, as well as being a founder and managing partner of Reading-Rewards.com, an
online reading log and reading incentive program she founded in 2010 to encourage children to read. To date, it
has been used by over 400,000 users worldwide.
In addition to providing consulting services to Insum’s clients, Michelle will have three distinct goals: to increase
the company’s visibility, collaborate with the sales team in order to maximize opportunities and develop the
digital marketing strategy.
• In addition to working for Insum in 2006-2007, Michelle also worked for the Research Institute of the McGill
University Health Centre Research Institute as well as Cargill Plc;
• Received her Bachelor of Chemical Engineering degree from École Polytechnique de Montréal;
• 15 years’ experience with APEX and 22 years with Oracle.
Michel St-Amour, co-founder and president
« Michelle’s arrival strengthens our international goals. Her combination od extensive experience, network and excellent
development skills make her an exceptional asset. The fact that she has made a name for herself and
come to be seen as a luminary in an almost exclusively male environment is a testament to this woman’s skills
and qualities, as an entrepreneur, and now as a leader at Insum. »
Michelle Skamene, vice-president, consulting services and digital marketing
« I am thrilled to be joining Insum as shareholder and member of the leadership team. I look forward to using
my experience and network to help meet the company’s challenges. As they say, if you want to go fast, go alone.
If you want to go far, go together. »
Insum develops highly specialized innovative application solutions using Oracle Application Express (APEX), a
Rapid Application Development tool included with the Oracle database. With offices in Canada, the United States and
Peru, Insum is currently the largest consulting firm specializing in Oracle APEX. Its internationally recognized
team of experts develops custom application solutions to answer the needs of its broad client base of public and private sector organizations, including financial, government, and higher learning institutions as well as numerous Fortune 500 companies.
Michelle Skamene, Vice President