Impact through Innovation & Inclusion

Digital Event with Interactive Networking
NOV 19 | 8.30 am - 3.00 pm EDT

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Startup
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Inspiring Speakers
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International Leaders
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Networking Opportunities

GUEST OF HONOR

Stan Smith

Former World No. 1 American Tennis Player

PROGRAM

Agenda subject to modifications

NY time (EDT)
Paris time (CET)

8:30 am
2:30 pm

Introductions

Simone Sfeir, CMO @ FrenchFounders
Jean-Yves Fillion, CEO @ BNP Paribas USA
Cedric O, Minister of State for the Digital Transition

NY time (EDT)
Paris time (CET)

9.00 am
3.00 pm

Panel Discussion - Mission-Driven Business: The Intersection of Purpose & Performance​

Shane Grant, EVP & CEO @ Danone North America
Rose-May Lucotte, Co-founder & COO @ ChangeNOW
Bertrand Badré, CEO @ Blue like an Orange Sustainable Capital

NY time (EDT)
Paris time (CET)

9:30 am
3:30 pm

Panel Discussion - How Unicorns Will Build A Brighter Future?

Adrien Nussenbaum, Co-founder @ Mirakl
Arbia Smiti, Co-founder & CEO @ Rosaly
Catherine Roggero-Lovisi, Executive Board Member @ Positive Planet US

NY time (EDT)
Paris time (CET)

10:00 am
4:00 pm

Panel Discussion - Impactful Young Leaders

Marine Hadengue, Professor @ SKEMA 
Anne-Claire Girault-Pouget, Head of Global Social Commitment @ Chanel
Morgan Hewett, CEO @ Options MD / One Young World Ambassador
David Jones, Founder @ You & Mr Jones / One Young World

NY time (EDT)
Paris time (CET)

10:30 am
4:30 pm

NETWORKING BREAKOUT

Romain Pilliard, CEO & Founder @ Use it Again

NY time (EDT)
Paris time (CET)

10:40 am
4:40 pm

Leaders' Talk: Inspiring Generational Legends

Stan Smith, Former World No. 1 American Tennis Player

NY time (EDT)
Paris time (CET)

11:05 am
5:05 pm

Leaders' Talk - Upgrading Capitalism For A More Inclusive And Equitable Future

Dan Schulman, President & CEO @ PayPal
Melissa Ceria, Founder @ Studio Ceria

NY time (EDT)
Paris time (CET)

11:35 am
5:35 pm

Startup Tour - 3 startups pitch

Maxine Roper, Co-founder & CEO @ Connecting Food
Thibault Machet, Co-founder & CEO @ Play Play 
Sarah Jenna, CEO @ Mims

NY time (EDT)
Paris time (CET)

12:10 pm
6:10 pm

Leaders' Talk - Retail the Truth !

Marcy Campbell, VP & GM North America @ PayPal
Tony Spring, Chairman & CEO @ Bloomingdale’s
Joëlle Grunberg, President @ Wolverine Boston Brands

NY time (EDT)
Paris time (CET)

12:30 pm
6:30 pm

Startup Tour - 3 startups pitch

François Henri Boissel, CEO @ Nova Discovery
Lucie Basch, Co-founder @ Too Good To Go
Rémi Ducroq, CEO @ Kyklo

NY time (EDT)
Paris time (CET)

1:00 pm
7:00 pm

Keynote: The Future of Health

MD David Luu, Cardiac Surgeon, Entrepreneur, Philanthropist @ The Heart Fund & Absolutys

NY time (EDT)
Paris time (CET)

1:10 pm
7:10 pm

Leaders' Talk - AI at Facebook Scale

Jérôme Pesenti, VP of AI @ Facebook

NY time (EDT)
Paris time (CET)

1:30 pm
7:30 pm

Startup Tour - Winner Announcement

NY time (EDT)
Paris time (CET)

1:40 pm
7:40 pm

Panel Discussion - Data: The Social Dilemma

Jeff Orlowski, Director
Marc Levy, Novelist & Bestseller Author
Larissa May, Founder @ #Half The Story

NY time (EDT)
Paris time (CET)

2:10 pm
8:10 pm

Panel Discussion - Future of Work: A More Human Centric Approach

Alice Guilhon, Dean & Executive President @ SKEMA
Pierre Dubuc, Co-founder & CEO @ OpenClassrooms
Susan Steele, CHRO @ Ocean Technologies Group
Jessica Millstone, MD @ Copper Wire Ventures

NY time (EDT)
Paris time (CET)

2:30 pm
8:30 pm

Fireside Chat - The Future of (We)Work

Roger Solé, CMO @ WeWork
Laurie du Boullay, Former COO @ oXya, startup coach

NY time (EDT)
Paris time (CET)

2:45 pm
8:45 pm

Inspiring Talk: Dare to Dream Big With Mike Horn

Mike Horn, Adventurer Explorer
Marianna Fellmann, Head of Group Corporate Communications @ L’Occitane Group

NY time (EDT)
Paris time (CET)

3:10 pm
9:10 pm

Fireside Chat - Next Generation Leaders

Bas Timmer, CEO @ ShelterSuit
Alain Bernard, President & CEO North America @ Richemont

NY time (EDT)
Paris time (CET)

3:35 pm
9:35 pm

Fireside Chat FrenchFounders: Collective Intelligence

Guillaume Lacroix, Founder & CEO @ Brut
Guillaume Le Cunff, CEO @ Nestlé Nespresso

NY time (EDT)
Paris time (CET)

3:45 pm
9:45 pm

Conclusion

FrenchFounders

FEATURED SPEAKERS

Mike Horn

Adventurer & Explorer

Jeff Orlowski

Director
The Social Dilemma

Dan Schulman

President and CEO
@ PayPal

Arbia Smiti

Co-founder & CEO
@ Rosaly

MASTERS OF CEREMONY

Julie Bourgeois

CEO North America
@ Jacadi
SKEMA 2008

Tejpaul Bhatia

Office of the CIO
@ Google

#Impact

SPEAKERS WITH IMPACT*

*Listing daily updated

Jean-Yves Fillion
CEO @ BNP Paribas USA & Chairman @ BNP Paribas CIB Americas

Tony Spring
Chairman & CEO
@ Bloomingdale's

Lucie Basch
Co-founder & Chief of Global Expansion @ Too Good To Go
Finalist Startup Tour 2020

Adrien Nussenbaum
Co-Founder
@ Mirakl

Bertrand Badré
CEO
@ Blue like an Orange Sustainable Capital
Former MD of the World Bank

Alice Guilhon
Dean & Executive President
@ SKEMA

Jérôme Pesenti
VP of AI
@ Facebook

Géraldine LeMeur
Founding Partner & GP Fund I
@ The Refiners
SKEMA 1995

Anne-Claire Girault-Pouget
Head of Global Social Commitment
@ Chanel

Guillaume Lacroix
Founder & CEO
@ Brut

Joëlle Grunberg
President
@ Wolverine Boston Brands

Shane Grant
EVP & CEO
@ Danone North America

Jean-Pierre Adéchi
Founder & CEO
@ Wheeli

Philippe Ricard
COO
@ BNP Paribas CIB Americas & BNP Paribas USA

Armelle de Madre
Chief People Officer
@ Datadog

Aymeric Le Page
VP Strategy, Data & Analytics, and Business Transformation
@ Nestlé Waters North America
SKEMA 2004

Melissa Ceria
Founder
@ Studio Ceria

Pierre Dubuc
Co-founder & CEO
@ OpenClassrooms

Marine Hadengue
Professor @ SKEMA
CEO @ Fondation Arbour

Alain Bernard
President & CEO
@ Richemont North America

Bas Timmer
CEO
@ ShelterSuit

Morgan Hewett
CEO @ Options MD
One Young World Ambassador

Marc Levy
Novelist, Bestselling Author

David Jones
Founder
@ You & Mr Jones
and One Young World

François Henri Boissel
CEO
@ Nova Discovery
Finalist Startup Tour 2020

Larissa May
Founder
@ #HalfTheStory

Philippe Chereau
Director
@ SKEMA Ventures

Maxine Roper
Co-founder & CEO
@ Connecting Food
Finalist Startup Tour 2020

Thibault Machet
Co-founder & CEO
@ Play Play
Finalist Startup Tour 2020

Sarah Jenna
CEO
@ MIMs
Finalist Startup Tour 2020

Rémi Ducroq
CEO
@ Kyklo
Finalist Startup Tour 2020

Catherine Roggero-Lovisi
Former President North America @ Revlon
& Executive Board Member @ Positive Planet US

Rose-May Lucotte
Co-Founder & COO
@ ChangeNOW

Rachel Delacour
Co-Founder
@ Sweep

Roger Solé
CMO
@ WeWork

Marianna Fellmann
Head of Group Corporate Communications
@ L’Occitane Group

Romain Pillard
Co-founder
@ Use It Again

Laurie du Boullay
Former COO
@ oXya
Startup coach

David Schwarz
CEO
@ Via ID

Guillaume Le Cunff
CEO
@ Nestlé Nespresso

Jessica Millstone
Managing Director
@ Copper Wire Ventures

Dr David Luu
MD - Cardiac Surgeon, Entrepreneur, Philanthropist
@ The Heart Fund & Absolutys

Susan Steele
CHRO
@ Ocean Technologies Group

Marcy Campbell
VP & GM North America, Australia Sales & Global Sales Operations
@ PayPal

AND MORE TO COME!

AMONG OUR 800+ PARTICIPANTS*

*2019 attendees

Startup Tour
Grand Finale

Organized by FrenchFounders and BNP Paribas, the 2020 Startup Tour Grand Finale is the must-attend event of the year.

With over 190 applications received in the Americas, only 6 Francophone startups made it to the final and will pitch their project in front of an outstanding jury and international FrenchFounders members.

2020 FINALIST STARTUPS

This event will support Life Project 4 Youth (LP4Y) by donating $5 per ticket sold

LP4Y’s mission is the development of innovative solutions for the professional and social inclusion of excluded youth worldwide.

#STRONGER TOGETHER

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