Leading members of the French business community in the US and France, they are C-Level executives, investors, and recognized entrepreneurs. They support the Startup Tour by mentoring the startups in preparing the Final, but also the winning startups throughout their year-long US or France expansion.

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Joelle Grunberg

President & CEO
@ Lacoste

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Alain Bernard

President & CEO
@ Van Cleef & Arpels Americas

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Laurent Claquin

Head of Kering Americas
@ Kering Americas

Anne-Claire Legendre

Anne-Claire Legendre

Consule générale de France
@ Consulat général de France à New York

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Bruno D’Illiers

Deputy Head of CIB Americas & Chief Operating Officer
@ BNP Paribas

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Frédéric Montagnon

Entrepreneur & Investor
@ Legolas Exchange

Jean-Christophe Hermann

Jean-Christophe Hermann

EVP Global Retailing & Consumer Good
@ Valtech

Marie De Foucaud

Marie De Foucaud

Chief Marketing & Communications Officer
@ Richard Attias & Associates

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Sylvain Theveniaud

Founder & Managing Director
@ Allianz Accelerator

jonathan-benhamou

Jonathan Benhamou

CEO
@ Peopledoc

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Philippe Finkelstein

CEO
@ Cross Border Network

olivier-mouillet

Olivier Mouillet

Entrepreneur & Investor
@ Netreviews

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Nicolas de Beco

Senior Director
@ Oracle

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Loic Moisand

CEO
@ Synthesio

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Stéphane Bonjean

Chairman
@ Dynadmic

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Emmanuel Benoit

EVP-GM Valiantys USA
@ Valiantys

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Benjamin Durieux

Head of Global Solutions Center – Integrated Patient Care & Market Access
@ Sanofi

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Bernard Fraenkel

Practice Lead
@ Silicon Valley Software Group

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Marie-Eve Piche

VP FP&A
@ Appnexus

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Matthieu Quenard

VP Strategic Initiatives
@ Estée Lauder

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Géraud Haissat

Managing Director
@ BNP Paribas

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Patrick Simonet

Director – Head of Audit
@ Crédit Suisse

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Jonathan Zisermann

CEO
@ Tagadamedia

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Loic Gattefossé

COO
@ WWSIGHT

Mathieu Nouzareth

Mathieu Nouzareth

Founder & CEO
@ FreshPlanet

eric-fuchs

Eric Fuchs

Director Digital M&A
@ Carrefour

Isabelle Faggianelli

Isabelle Faggianelli

Director Digital Transformation
@ LVMH

Vincent Nida

Vincent Nida

Founder
@ Moonflower

Emmanuel Arnaud

Emmanuel Arnaud

CEO
@ HomeExchange

Cyrille Bessiere

Cyrille Bessiere

Operating Partner
@ Otium Capital

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Jean-Pierre Chessé

Investor
@ Bleu Capital

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Sarah Benady

CEO North America
@ Ba&Sh

nicolas-macquin

Nicolas Macquin

Managing Director
@ Vitruvian

ilan-elbase

Ilan Elbase

Entrepreneur & Founding Partner
@ Effective Capital

Julien Romanetto

Julien Romanetto

Owner
@ Arianee

Alexis Lê-Quôc

Alexis Lê-Quôc

Co-Founder & CTO
@ Datadog

Thierry Delaporte

Thierry Delaporte

CEO Financial Services Global Business Unit
@ Capgemini

Renaud Deraison

Renaud Deraison

Co-Founder & CTO
@ Tenable

FRANCK MOISON

Franck Moison

Vice Chairman
@ Colgate Palmolive

Eric Lepleux

Eric Lepleux

Managing Partner & Co-founder
@ LTX Capital