Nicolas Gagnez, Chairman
Prior to that, Nicolas co-founded SNV in 1995. SNV developped databases containing cities buildings and streets photos, which are accessed via the “Pages Jaunes” portal. SNV was acquired by Wanadoo at the end of 2000. Member of the board of directors of Wanadoo Portails, Nicolas led Mappy, which became France’s 10th most frequently visited website when he left in 2005. He joined Crédit Agricole Private Equity as an Investment Director and laster was appointed chairman of DenyAll. Nicolas is and has been on the boards of directors of several Internet and software companies and he is a member of the strategic committee of the TIM Mezzanine Fund.
Bernard-Louis Roques, Truffle Capital
Bernard-Louis Roques is Truffle Capital‘s Managing Partner for information technology investments and is an IT venture capital industry pioneer. Prior to joining Truffle Capital, Bernard-Louis held a series of senior management posts at ABN AMRO Capital France, where he notably created the firm’s IT investment activity by closing 35 deals, including 14 in companies which have since gone public. Bernard-Louis is an experienced entrepreneur and notably acquired a small French industrial business, restored it to profitability and sold it on 18 months later. He started his career in France and Italy as a trader at HSBC. He is a board member of DenyAll, Equitime, Keyyo, Netbooster and NetmediaEurope. He is also a Member of the Supervisory Board of MoMac, People Cube, and NetMediaEurope. Bernard-Louis holds an MBA from ESSEC Management School (Paris, France) and an Executive Certificate from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology
François-Xavier Dedde, Omnes Capital
François-Xavier Dedde joined Omnes Capital‘s venture capital team in September 2006. He holds both a degree in IT engineering from the ESIEE in Paris and a Masters specialised in finance from the Lyon School of Management. François-Xavier began his professional career in 2004 as an analyst with Omnes Capital’s venture capital team. He has also worked with Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank in New York, where his responsibilities included analysis of major North American accounts.
Jacques Sebag, CEO of DenyAll
Jacques Sebag is a board member since 2007 and Chief Executive Officer since 2012. He has a deep experience in the software industry, IT services and distribution in France, Europe and in the USA. He held General Management, and VP positions in Sales, Alliances & Channel in IBM, Econocom, Oracle, Remedy, Veritas software / Symantec and more recently Ever Team. He contributed to the development of these companies through his expertise in operational transformation, rapid organic growth and merger/acquisitions. Jacques is a board member of several associations including Afdel, Hexatrust and Cloud Confidence. He holds an Engineering degree from Ecole Centrale de Lyon in France, and attended a Master of Science Program at Northwestern University, Chicago, USA.