FRENCH TECH AMBASSADORS IN NEW YORK

A cross border network is a real advantage when one is looking to tap a global market. This is where newcomers and entrepreneurs established in NYC can find a forum to share their experience and knowledge.

Ilan Abehassera - Co-Founder and COO @ Willo

Ilan Abehassera is a NY-based Entrepreneur, now a Co-Founder and COO at Willo, a health tech startup building a device that's reinventing the oral care experience, making it automated, super fast, and efficacious like never before. Ilan previously founded Producteev, a productivity suite for SMBs, acquired by Jive Software ($JIVE) in 2012, and a consumer electronics startup, Ily, a new kind of communication device for young kids, acquired by Nucleus in 2016. Ilan is also an angel investor in great companies such as Sunrise (acquired by Microsoft), Wit.ai (acquired by Facebook), Algolia, Checkr, OKPanda, Campaign, SkyGiraffe (acquired by ServiceNow) and 15 more.


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Frédéric Montagnon - Investor and CEO @ Secret Media

Engineer, Entrepreneur and Investor in tech savvy companies. Formerly CxO / Founder at Codanova, OverBlog, Nomao, Teads (ex Ebuzzing).

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Alban Denoyel - Co-founder and CEO @ Sketchfab

Co-­founder and CEO of Sketchfab, the leading platform to publish and find the best 3D content, anywhere online.  Alban is also co-organiser of the NYC European Tech meetup. He holds a business degree from ESSEC Business School.

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Mathieu Nouzareth - Co-founder and CEO @ FreshPlanet Inc.

Serial web entrepreneur Mathieu Nouzareth is CEO of FreshPlanet, the New York-based developer of the highly-popular award winning social mobile game SongPop, the turn-by-turn, simulated real-time play game for music lovers that has built a global following of over 100 Million players since its launch in June 2012.

Mathieu is a graduate of the Grenoble School of Management and holds an MBA from Pace University in New York. He is a frequent panelist at tech conferences such as LeWeb Paris, CES Las Vegas, GDC or CrunchUp.

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Alexandre Winter - Co-founder and CEO @ Placemeter

Alex was the co-founder and CTO, then CEO of LTU Technologies, a venture backed pioneer in large scale image search by content. LTU was successfully acquired by a Japanese company listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange. Alex holds an MSc and a PhD in Image Recognition from Telecom ParisTech, holds 9 patents in the field, and has over 20 years of computer vision expertise in applications ranging from satellite reconnaissance to augmented reality.

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Jonathan Benhamou - Co-founder and CEO @ PeopleDoc

As a Gartner 2014 Cool Vendor, PeopleDoc transforms the way organizations deliver HR services by providing easy to implement, affordable HR service delivery solutions. Over 400 customers and 1.5 million employees use PeopleDoc globally.

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Loic Moisand - Co-founder and CEO @ Synthesio


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Laetitia Gazel Anthoine - Founder and CEO @ Connecthings

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 Alexis Lê-Quôc- Co-founder and CTO @ Datadog


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Paul Strachman - Partner @ ISAI


Matt Turck - VC @ FirstMark


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Catherine Barba Chiaramonti - Founder @ PEPS Lab


Christophe Ménard - Founder & Americas COO @ Sublime Skinz