Yann Le Beux

Yann Le Beux

Catalyst

Yann Le Beux is currently working as a Catalyst for CTIC Dakar, the first IT and Mobile Technology Incubator of Senegal. He is in charge for advising high-growth entrepreneurs on their strategy and business model and he is also responsible for developing the incubator long term strategy and building key partnerships with local and international stakeholders. Yann was previously in charge of the mentoring program for MoovJee, the leading organization in France dedicated to young entrepreneurs. He has also served for few years within the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Department of the French Embassy in the US. Based in Boston, he was in charge of creating, implementing and managing a new initiative to help the most innovative French start-ups accelerate their development in the US. He co-funded several projects in the US including one startup and the GATE initiative to transfer technologies from US universities to startups in Africa. He also worked and lived in the UK and Belgium. He holds a Master in Engineering and Innovation Management and followed an Entrepreneurship training at Harvard University. Yann is passionate by technology and social entrepreneurship, he reads about geopolitics and he loves travels, great food and basketball.