Founder of "De l'autre côté du Périph" (DAPC) July 2018 An engaged womanAfter graduating from the Sorbonne with a Master’s in marketing and distribution in audiovisual arts, Laurence Lascary founded her audiovisual production company "De l'autre côté du Périph" (DAPC) in 2008. Her ambition was to promote a new generation of authors, proposing cosmopolitan works of art,...

Professor - ESSEC Business School July 2018 Tell us about your careerPassionate about the European project, I began my career in Brussels, where after several jobs, I found my vocation: teaching and research. After my doctorate in law to begin a career as a professor, ESSEC offered me the post of professor-researcher in lobbying and European corporate law....

  Martine Liautaud is an entrepreneur, an investor and a philanthropist. She is founder and chairperson of Liautaud & Cie, a consultancy specializing in financial engineering as well as strategic and financial advice for large French companies. As an entrepreneur in industry, Martine acquired majority and large minority stakes in several companies including two success stories: Meccano, world...

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....