Franck is an investor and an entrepreneur – with 2 successful exits (US and China) – from companies he created from scratch. Franck’s abilities to understand complex environments and build global brands allow him to turn big ideas into profitable businesses. He is currently CEO & co-founder of WowTune (VR human voices), founder of PROFETERNITY (Blockchain’s apps & crypto-trading), and MD at Tempo2 Ventures.
Previously, Franck founded CHINICT – he turned into China’s largest conference on tech entrepreneurship & innovation. Franck also founded DEVELOPNEUR – a series of global pitch competitions & hackathons.
Prior to CHINICT and DEVELOPNEUR, Franck co-founded with Renaud Laplanche – TripleHop – acquired by Oracle.
Before TripleHop, based in Silicon Valley, Franck served as a managing director at Gemplus Associates (now Gemalto), making venture capital investments in tech companies.
Prior to Gemplus Associates, Franck occupied technical, sales, and business development positions in the smart card industry in Latin America, the US, and Europe.
Franck has lived and worked in several locations (including Silicon Valley, France, Brazil, Mexico, and China), speaks five languages, and holds a Msc. in telecom from Telecom EM (France) as well as a BA in business from the University of Paris-Dauphine. Franck supports the United Nations’ World Food Programme (more at: http://goo.gl/qHjdmw).