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Françoise Gri

Françoise Gri is engineer in IT and Mathematics, graduated from ENSIMAG (Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Informatique et de Mathématiques Appliquées de Grenoble). She joins IBM  in 1981 where she will spend all the beginning of her carreer in Sales and Marketing Management positions in France and for the Europe, Middle East, Africa area.  En 2001, Françoise Gri is appointed  CEO of  IBM France.In  March 2007, she joins Manpower Inc, one of the largest global leaders of staffing and workforce management solutions as CEO of Manpower France and Manpower Inc Executive Senior VP.  In 2011, Françoise Gri expands her responsibilities to the management of the all South Europe business for the group when keeping her role in France.

In 2013 Françoise Gri is appointed CEO for the Pierre&Vacances-Center Parcs Group, one of the leading tourism leaders in Europe.In 2015, she creates her own consulting company, Françoise Gri Conseil, to  help leaders developing their business and  implementing their digital strategy transformation.  She is also independant director in the boards of Edenred, Crédit Agricole SA, WNS Services and 21 Centrale Partners.Françoise Gri is engineer in IT and Mathematics, graduated from ENSIMAG (Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Informatique et de Mathématiques Appliquées de Grenoble).She joins IBM  in 1981 where she will spend all the beginning of her carreer in Sales and Marketing Management positions in France and for the Europe, Middle East, Africa area.  En 2001, Françoise Gri is appointed  CEO of  IBM France.

In  March 2007, she joins Manpower Inc, one of the largest global leaders of staffing and workforce management solutions as CEO of Manpower France and Manpower Inc Executive Senior VP.  In 2011, Françoise Gri expands her responsibilities to the management of the all South Europe business for the group when keeping her role in France.In 2013 Françoise Gri is appointed CEO for the Pierre&Vacances-Center Parcs Group, one of the leading tourism leaders in Europe.In 2015, she creates her own consulting company, Françoise Gri Conseil, to  help leaders developing their business and  implementing their digital strategy transformation.  She is also independant director in the boards of Edenred, Crédit Agricole SA, WNS Services and 21 Centrale Partners.

She is member of the Haut Comité de Gouvernement d’Entreprise.Françoise Gri is the author of 2 books ‘Plaidoyer pour un Emploi responsable’  and ‘Womenpower, Femme et patron’ paru en 2012. Passionated by the digital transformation of the economy, and engaged in employment and educatio problematics, she shares her views on her blog : www.francoisegri.com. Françoise Gri is Chevalier de l’ordre National du Mérite et Chevalier de la Légion d’Honneur. In 2013, for the 10th successive year, she was part of the 50 most influencial women of the intrenational list of the Fortune magazine.

 

<strong>William Melton</strong>
William Melton
William Melton is co-founder of Global Internet Ventures, a private equity firm specialising in new technology. A leading entrepreneur in integrating technology into the financial world, he has founded several companies including Verifone in 1981 and CyberCash in 1994. He also founded the Melton Foundation, an international community devoted to combining exceptional young talent with new technologies. William Melton is an active investor in and board member of multiple young businesses in the ICT sector.

<strong>Alain Caffi</strong>
Alain Caffi
In 1998, Alain Caffi founded Ventech, a company dedicated to solving business problems using IT and is now a Partner. Alain has 18 years of experience working for a diverse range of private equity companies, in particular strong experience in the organization of syndications, corporate governance and crisis management as well as organization of mergers, sales and initial public offerings. In 1986, Alain was involved in the launch of the private equity firm NATIXIS Group. The Group soon became one of the leading private equity firms in France. Alain currently sits on the boards of many internet companies including Viadeo.
<strong>Grégoire Delpit</strong>
Grégoire Delpit
Grégoire Delpit has been a representative of Bpifrance Investissement on Viadeo’s executive committee since August 2015. Bpifrance supports company growth and development projects, assisting at every stage from start-up to stock market listing and offering loans, guarantees, and financing.Having previously worked for Emerging Capital Partners, a private equity firm focused on investing across the African continent, Grégoire joined Bpifrance’s investment team in June 2011. Since then, he has had the opportunity to work on investment projects for companies including Criteo, Sarenza, Ingenico, and CPI.”

<strong>André Lösekrug-Pietri</strong>
André Lösekrug-Pietri
André Lösekrug-Pietri is the founder and managing partner of A Capital, a private equity fund investing in European companies to intensify their growth in emerging markets, particularly in Asia. André was previously a co-founder of CEL Partners, a growth fund dedicated to China, and developed Jaccar Capital Fund (for Vietnam and China). He began his career at Aérospatiale-Airbus in Toulouse. He is a graduate of HEC, the International MBA programme at Michigan Business School and the Global Leadership and Public Policy programme at the Harvard Kennedy School. He is a French Foreign Trade Advisor and was named Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum (Davos).