The French Foreign Trade Advisors for the U.S. Southeast are hosting a series of webinars on major transatlantic trends, showcasing experts from both France and the United States. The webinars will focus on the impact of the health and economic crisis due to COVID-19 on several key sectors including education (particularly distance learning), capital investment, agri-business, smart cities, and more.
Philippe Bourguignon is Vice Chairman of Revolution Places. Prior to joining the famous VC firm in Washington D.C., Philippe was co-CEO of the Davos-based World Economic Forum. Previous positions include Chairman and CEO of Club Med, as well as Chairman and CEO of Euro Disney. Philippe also spent 14 years with the Accor group, one of the largest hotel groups in the world. Today, Philippe sits on the board of three Revolution companies: Exclusive Resorts, CAVA, and Vinfolio. In addition, he is an active member on the board of Neiman Marcus as well as the chairman of Primonial, a Paris based wealth management firm. He previously served as a member of the board of directors for Zipcar and spent 11-years on the board at eBay. During this fireside chat, Philippe Bourguignon, Vice Chairman of Revolution Places, will cover a range of timely topics including global business and societal trends, the digitalization of our world, the latest news regarding Transatlantic investment opportunities on both sides of the Atlantic, etc.
October 22, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. ET
Nominated by the French Prime Minister by official decree, French Foreign Trade Advisors are members of a network of 4,000+ business leaders who share their business experience, on a voluntary basis, to contribute to the development of France.