Laurent Gil

Co-Founder, Chief Product Officer - ZENEDGE

www.HonestExpressionsPhoto.com

Laurent Gil is Chief Product Officer & co-founder of ZENEDGE.

Laurent specializes in sales, marketing, and the management of technology companies.

Prior to co-founding ZENEDGE, Laurent was CEO and co-founder of Ukraine-based Viewdle, which focused on machine learning and computer vision. Following Viewdle’s acquisition by Google in 2012, Laurent ran operations at We Heart It, one of the largest photo sharing websites/mobile apps for teenagers. Laurent is also an advisor at Nextivity, a company producing telecom hardware equipment.
In addition to his technology background, Laurent also has extensive experience in investment banking, having held various positions with French investment bank Credit Agricole in New York, Tokyo, and Paris. He also co-founded a boutique investment bank in Brazil.
Laurent holds degrees from the Cybernetic Institute of Ukraine (Doctorate Honoris Causa), the Wharton School of Business (MBA), Supélec (M.Sc., Computer Science and Signal processing), the Collège des Ingénieurs in Paris (Post-graduate degree, Management), and is Summa Cum Laude of The University of Bordeaux (B.S. Mathematics).
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