Managing Partner and Co-founder of Silamir April 2018 After graduating in political science, Juliette Soria started out as a financial auditor with Mazars before working as a consultant with several audit firms – and that’s where she met her future partner at Silmir, Muriel Figer.   Together, in parallel to their consulting work, they founded Sekkia in...

Professor-researcher at CentraleSupelec April 2018 What’s your background and what’s you role at CentraleSupélec?After graduating in mechanical engineer and industrial design, I joined Ecole Centrale Paris to write a doctoral thesis on dysfunctions in the decision-making process in industrial projects, with a focus on the choice of decision-makers. I’ve since supported a number of companies and project...

Deputy CEO, SYNTONY December 2017 After almost 15 years with Airbus, initially in marketing, then in strategy, communication, and as chief of-staff for the CEO, Béatrice Korsakissok decided to take up a new entrepreneurial adventure with her husband, Joël Korsakissok. Joël had lead the south-west region for Silicom, a telecoms consultancy, for 25 years when he decided...

Founder of RAOUL, a media relations and e-influence consultancy September 2017 After 20 years working in communication agencies specialised in new technologies, constantly rubbing shoulders with entrepreneurs, Sibylle de Villeneuve set up Raoul in 2013. At the time, her client Annie Combelles, founder of Inspearit and a mentor on our mentoring programme, strongly encouraged her to take the...

CEO - co-founder of Karine & Jeff June 2017 Based in the Southwestern French town of Revel,Karine & Jeff is a company that reflects their two creators Karine Tardon and Jean-François Marie. You need to know about the genesis of the project to fully understand the values that underpin this premium organic culinary brand. The couple spent nearly 6...

Founder of La Marmotière March 2017 After ten years in publishing, Raphaëlle Rico and her friend Sandrine Porcheron decided to change their lives and create the place that they couldn’t find for their own children: a day-care center on a human scale, with an stimulating educational program, and where the staff are also concerned about the parents....

CEO and co-founder of PingFlow March 2017 When she was just 23 years old, Claire Jolimont dived into her entrepreneurial adventure with her brother Alexandre. They created PingFlow in 2012, a digital visual management solution for businesses. Claire met Annie Combelles four years later at the G20 YEA summit in Beijing. Annie Combelles, coordinator of the 2016 summit and...