Olivier has worked in technology for almost 20 years. He started his career in 2002 inventing and developing innovative mobile services based on Location technologies and Natural Language Processing at Orange Labs.
He went on to be a B2B product manager in the US owning a $400m P&L and subsequently joined the Merger and Acquisition team at Orange in London where he was involved in many Telecom and Digital media acquisitions across Europe, Africa and the Middle-East. He was then CFO and COO of two British Startups in the fields of Digital payment and Digital advertising.
In 2014, Olivier co-founded C4 Ventures alongside Pascal Cagni (former head of Apple Europe) and established one of the most recognized European Venture Capital investor in their chosen sectors. C4 Ventures invests both in early-stage companies in Europe and late-stage American ones, supporting their European expansion and operations. In particular C4 Ventures invested in 6 companies which went on to become unicorns (valuation greater than $1Bn), 4 of which Olivier oversaw personally.
Most recently, Olivier helped private bank ODDO BHF define a new Venture Capital Product with a unique risk profile suitable for the bank’s clients’ appetite and constraints.
Olivier holds French and British citizenship, he graduated from Ecole Polytechnique and Telecom Paris-Tech. He is also a British Chartered Accountant (CIMA).