4 - 5 OCTOBER 2017 / EXCEL LONDON

Laurent Gil

Company: ZENEDGE

Job Title: Co-Founder

Laurent Gil

Founder, SVP Business Development and Global Sales

Prior to co-founding Zenedge, Laurent was CEO and co-founder of Ukraine-based Viewdle, which specialized in machine learning and computer vision (Viewdle was acquired by Google in 2012). More recently, Laurent ran the operations of We Heart It Inc., the largest photo sharing sites/mobile apps for teenagers. Laurent is also an advisor to Nextivity, a company producing telecom hardware equipment.

Laurent’s background is in banking, having held various investment-banking positions with French investment bank Credit Agricole in New York, Tokyo and Paris. He also co-founded a boutique investment bank in Brazil.

Laurent holds degrees from the Cybernetic Institute of Ukraine (Doctorate Honoris Causa), the Wharton School of Business (MBA), Supélec (M.Sc., Computer Science and Signal processing), the Collège des Ingénieurs in Paris (Post-graduate degree, Management) and is Summa Cum Laude of The University of Bordeaux (B.S. Mathematics).

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