Pierre Garnier has over 30 years of operational and C-suite experience across large corporates and scale-ups, in sectors such as semiconductors, hardware, software and cybersecurity. Prior to joining Jolt Capital, Pierre was most recently President of e2v-semiconductor, a leader in the semiconductor market for aerospace & defence where he accelerated growth of 15% in less than a year before its sale to the Teledyne Group in 2017.
Preceding this, Pierre served as COO of Inside Secure (EUR: INSD) where he led its transformation from a semiconductor player into an embedded software security leader. Pierre has also held various other top executive roles including VP & General Manager of the Wireless BaseBand Business Unit at Texas Instruments (TI), CEO at Everbee Networks, and General Manager of the Broadband Chipset Business Unit at Alcatel Microelectronics (now part of ST-Microelectronics). Pierre holds an Engineering degree from École Supérieure d’Électricité (Supélec), and a Master of Solid State Physics from UPMC (Pierre and Marie Curie University).