Board of directors

François Bancilhon (Chairman)

See Management.

Laurent Cadieu

Laurent is a Founding Managing Partner at Occam Capital. He is the former CEO of equities at BNP Paribas . At BNP he was Head of the Capital Market operations in NY, and held various senior functions within the Bank. Laurent brings to Occam a strong equity and valuation culture and an awareness of risk management based on more than 17 years of banking and transaction experience. Laurent graduated from École Polytechnique and the ENST.

Marc Goldberg

Marc is a Founding Managing Partner of Occam. He is the former General Partner of Reuters Venture Capital, that invested more than €450M in 82 transactions with strong returns (16 IPOs, 27 exits). During the 7 years he spent in Palo-Alto, he was an executive in several software companies (Rational Software, Renaissance Software, and HP). Marc has more than 20 years of operational experience in the technology industry and in venture capital. Marc graduated from Paris VI in computer science (BS, MS), and was a visiting graduate research fellow at Stanford.

Eric Peyrard

Eric has more than 20 year experience in the IT sector. He started in sales and sales management with large US firms such as IBM and Oracle, then was the CEO of three startups in France and in Europe, which were sold to larger players in the market. He is currently Marketing VP of a large GE subsidiary. Eric graduated from Ecole Nationale des Travaux Publics and MIT.

Pierre Césarini

Pierre Césarini is a veteran in the technology industry, with more than 20 years experience working in numerous executive leadership roles from software start-ups to billion dollar technology companies. Pierre started his career with Apple Computer in Cupertino, California. From 1990 to 1997, he managed the PowerPC program which led to the creation of Power Macintosh, Apple's generation of RISC-based personal computers. He returned to Europe in 1998 to create TempoSoft, a venture-backed ERP software start up. In less than 5 years, the company grew to 120 people and $15M of revenue and was acquired by Oracle in 2005. Pierre is currently CEO of Aonix, a global supplier of solutions for mission-critical software applications. He earned a Master degree in Computer Science from ENST (Telecom Paris).