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    ECO18 Paris Speakers

     

    Ecosummit accelerates smart green startups, investors and corporates in energy, mobility and cities. Our conferences are physical marketplaces enabling business development, co-investing, open innovation and corporate venturing. Our first Ecosummit Paris unites the key players of the French ecosystem and takes place on 6 March 2018 at Bpifrance Le Hub, Boulevard Haussmann 6/8, 75009 Paris, France. Please contact us if you’re interested in pitching or sponsoring. We look forward to hosting you.

     

     

    Past Ecosummit speakers: ECO17 London, ECO17 Stockholm, ECO17 Amsterdam, ECO17 Berlin, ECO16 London, ECO16 Amsterdam, ECO16 Berlin, ECO15 London, ECO15 Berlin, ECO14 London, ECO14 Berlin, ECO13 London, ECO13 Berlin, ECO12 Düsseldorf, ECO12 Berlin and ECO11 Berlin.

     

    • Stéphane Quéré (Corporate)
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    • Senior Vice President Innovation
    • Engie
    • https://innovation.engie.com/en/
    • Stéphane Quéré is Senior Vice President Innovation at ENGIE. He has dedicated a large portion of his career to the Group where he has previously held the following positions: Financial Controller at Lyonnaise des Eaux, Chief Financial officer, then General Manager of the TV channel “Paris Première” (a communication subsidiary of the SUEZ Group), Senior Vice President in charge of Sustainable Development at SUEZ and Senior Vice president in charge of Urban development at GDF SUEZ.
    • Mattijs Slee (Corporate VC)
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    • Venture Principal
    • Shell Technology Ventures
    • http://www.shell.com/techventures
    • In 2006 I graduated MSc Civil Engineering at Delft University of Technology and started at Shell. I worked in Sakhalin (Russia) and London on various projects in design and execute phases. In 2011 I returned to The Netherlands to gain experience in the earlier phases of project development in support of global New Business Development. I led technical due diligence and valuations for multibillion US$ deals and was responsible for the pre-sanction development of one of the largest projects in Shell. In 2017 I started at Shell Technology Ventures to advance technologies and disruptive innovations that are vital to help meet future global energy needs.
    • Daan Wilms van Kersbergen (Corporate VC)
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    • Investment Manager Corporate Venturing
    • Eneco Smart Energy
    • http://www.enecogroup.com/what-we-do/innovation/
    • Daan is Investment Manager Corporate Venturing at Eneco Smart Energy. This team of around 50 FTE is responsible for the development and growth of Eneco’s (a leading Dutch utility) innovative business models and services, both internally through innovation and externally by (minority) investments in startups and scaleups. Daan is responsible for identifying, structuring and managing investments in innovative companies, whereby the starting principle is to structure meaningful partnerships and commercial deals in parallel with such investments. Main focus is on domains such as smart home, e-mobility, smart buildings, smart outdoor, solar & storage and smart grid & flexibility. Before joining Eneco, Daan was a strategy consultant with McKinsey & Company and co-founded 2 startups (one in e-cigarettes and one in business education).
    • Nicolas Chaudron (VC)
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    • Partner
    • Idinvest Partners
    • http://www.idinvest.com/en
    • Nicolas Chaudron is a Partner in the Venture Capital team, where he leads Idinvest’s Smart City investments, the investment practice focusing on start-ups disrupting the energy, the transportation, and the building sectors. Nicolas led investments and represents Idinvest Partners in several companies including Ouicar (P2P car rental app, partially exited to SNCF), Forsee Power (smart batteries for electric mobility), and Sunfire (fuel cells). Nicolas has created and manages a network of industrial strategic partners (including leading players as EDF, PSA, Total, SNCF, Orange, Michelin or Air Liquide, corporates who develop strategic partnerships with start-ups, boosting their growth) and is involved in the global development of Idinvest, mainly by investing in US start-ups and by proactively supporting the international expansion of start-ups in Asia, particularly in China where he used to live and where he has more than 15 years of professional experience. Nicolas is a member of the strategy committee of the Cleantech Group. Prior to that, Nicolas focused mainly on Internet and Information technology sectors and led Idinvest Partners’ investments in Soamai (sold to ASG), Aveni, Median Technologies (IPO), Alchimedics (sold to Sinomed) and Telemarket (sold to Système U). Before joining Idinvest Partners in 2001, Nicolas started his career in private equity at Europatweb, the internet investment company founded by Bernard Arnault. In addition to his involvement in the operational launch of Europatweb, he participated in various investments and led the one in Webhelp (now a 35,000 employees unicorn). Nicolas is an alumnus of the Ecole normale supérieure (France) and of the Peking University (China). He holds a postgraduate degree in mathematics from Paris VI University, an MBA from the Collège des Ingénieurs, and an MBA from the Wharton School (University of Pennsylvania), where he was a Palmer Scholar.
    • Fabio Lancellotti (VC)
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    • Partner
    • Aster Capital
    • http://aster.com
    • Fabio joined Aster in 2010 after starting his Venture Capital experience at EarlyBird in Munich, where he worked in an assignment during his business school period. Prior to that he has developed experience in the Private Equity practice at Bain and Company in Milan, where he focused on Energy and Telecom sectors during multinational assignments. Fabio holds a degree in Engineering from Politecnico of Milan and an MBA from IESE Business School with an exchange period at London Business School. Fabio is a native Italian speaker and is fluent in English, Spanish and French. He is responsible for managing our investments in Teem Photonics, Atlantium, Customer Matrix and Iceotope.
    • Gonzague Dejouany (Accelerator)
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    • CEO
    • Nesting
    • http://nesting.company
    • Gonzague Dejouany, MBA in Germany and France, worked mostly in German speaking countries. After many years in the international development team of Veolia, he became 2007 CEO of Veolia in Switzerland and Austria. He moved to Berlin 2011 as CEO of EDF Germany. As a proactive supporter of the French German friendship he founded the French-German Economic Circle in Berlin in 2012. Back in Paris at the end of 2016, he is currently working as President of Nesting, a French-German innovation and consulting agency, expert of cross border activities. Nesting aim at founding a European smart city investment fund in the field of urban mobility, circular economy and energy transition. In 2017 he founded Ensemble, the first French-German think tank working on a white paper of the civil society to strengthen the French-German alliance.
    • Jan Michael Hess (Startup)
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    • CEO
    • Ecosummit
    • https://ecosummit.net
    • Jan is Founder and CEO of Ecosummit and the Berlin-based consulting firm Mobile Economy. Ecosummit accelerates smart green startups, investors and corporates in Berlin, Amsterdam, Stockholm, London and Paris. We promote startups, support co-investing and facilitate open innovation and corporate venturing. We focus on smart green cities, energy, mobility, buildings, IoT, AI, robotics and blockchain to foster the global energy transition and low-carbon economy. Since 2010, Jan organised 15 conferences in Berlin (8), London (4), Amsterdam (2) and Düsseldorf (1). He advises startups on fundraising and acts as Editor in Chief of the Ecosummit Blog and Ecosummit TV. Prior to founding Mobile Economy in 2000, Jan worked for Pixelpark, Icon Medialab and Ciao as Strategic Planner, Project Manager and Head of Marketing and Sales. Jan holds a business degree from the University of Mannheim, lives in Berlin with his wife Simone and their son Mateo and is a big fan of Yoga, Japan and Jazz.
    • Fabienne Herlaut (Startup)
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    • Senior Advisor
    • Ecosummit
    • https://ecosummit.net
    • Fabienne is Senior Advisor at Ecosummit based in Paris. She is a smart green mobility expert and focuses on business development and startup fundraising advisory in France. Fabienne graduated from Ecole Superieure de Commerce de Paris and holds a Master degree from Harvard Business School. After graduation, she joins Bain and Co. in the Boston and Paris offices. From 1990 until 2001, she joins Harwanne, a diversified holding company (mining, packaging, electronics), listed in Paris and Geneva, as General Manager. She is in charge of managing the portfolio of participations (M&A) and supervising the operational performance of Harwanne subsidiaries to drive them toward leadership positions. In 2001, she joins Pechiney as Head of Corporate Strategy and following Alcan takeover, co-leads the integration between Alcan and Pechiney. In 2005, she joins ArcelorMittal, Flat Carbon Steel division, in charge of business development and partnerships. In 2007, she joins SNCF as head of Corporate Strategy and Sustainable Development, member of the Executive Committee. In 2008, she launches Ecomobilité Partenaires, SNCF Corporate Venture fund dedicated to sustainable development with €15M equity and investments in six companies. In November 2011, Fabienne Herlaut leaves SNCF to create Eclaircile Gestion, in charge of managing Ecomobilité Ventures, the newly created €25M multi corporate (SNCF, Orange, Total) venture fund, dedicated to sustainable mobility.
    • Grégory Ducongé (Startup)
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    • CEO
    • Vulog
    • https://www.vulog.com/
    • Grégory is an entrepreneur and the CEO of Vulog, the leading shared mobility technology provider. From 2009 to 2013 he was the COO of Miyowa, a French tech startup bought out by an American company in January 2012. Before joining Vulog, Gregory served as the CFO of Powertrain Systems Business Group at Valeo. In addition to his successful track record of scaling up and structuring technology companies, Grégory brings to Vulog a thorough knowledge of the automobile industry.