Francois is Managing Partner & CEO of Galileo Global Securities, a cross-border investment bank focused on the Private Markets; he is a private investor in several technology related emerging companies in the US, France, China and Japan.
While in New-York since 1999, his senior management postings with large French International Banks led him to live 12 years in Asia (Tokyo, Singapore & Beijing) after his debut in Europe (Paris & London).
He graduated from ESSEC (France) with a Master degree and from Inalco (France) with a degree in Mandarin. An avid skier and lover of outdoor (mountaineering, hiking).
Francois is a dual citizen US & French, happily married with Catherine; they have three grown-ups who are spread between Los Angeles, London and Amsterdam.