Laurent Samama has experience across large corporations and dynamic start-ups. His experience as a senior manager includes serving as VP Business Development with Orange, Country Manager for France with both NEC and Nokia, and also as Global Business Unit Manager with Nokia.
Laurent has also held executive positions with smaller technology companies (DxO Labs, Coronis Systems, Varioptic) where he experienced all stages from growth to exit including, equity raising, technology development, commercial expansion and trade sale. Laurent’s business experience centres on IT (networks, mobiles, software, chips & components) and Clean Tech (renewables, smart grid, energy efficiency). He graduated from Telecom Paris Tech and won the French Digital Technology Manager award in 1998.