Originally from Montreal, Canada, Cedric is a polyglot passionate about world affairs, technology, design, and personal development.
He was involved at a young age in his family’s real estate enterprise having led various initiatives to grow the business and embraced technology to convert buildings into smarter and greener properties.
Upon graduation in International Management from McGill University, Cedric was selected to join HSBC’s leadership development program and then held various leading roles in strategy consulting, international affairs, and corporate development in the fields of recycling technology and solar energy.
Subsequently, he partook in the launch of Kibo Ventures as Investment Manager of the $60 million early-stage venture capital fund, and co-founded Fools Fund, a seed-stage micro VC fund. So far, his fund has invested in fourteen technology companies, participating in the creation of more than 400 jobs.
Cedric is also an advisor to various technology startups and multinationals, as well as being involved in the development of a mobile banking platform in Western Africa.
His motto: progress is made by the unconventional.