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Laurent VERMOT-GAUCHY
Works at v11y
Attended Mines - Nancy
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Have you tried microdosing?
Under pressure to perform, Silicon Valley champions are taking tiny hits of LSD before heading to work. Are they risking their health or optimising it?
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Trust in your team
One day, I was having my weekly 1:1 meeting with my boss, Andrew Bosworth. We were going through the regular updates about my team, things…
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Growth and comfort do not coexist!
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be precise
Strewth! Australia will update its latitude and longitude to make sure self-driving cars, drones and tractors know where they're going.
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At least, a positive view ... Thanks @fabricegrinda
Technological progress continues unabated. The astonishing rate of growth has fueled heated debates about implications on the future of labor and the nature of work. A decade ago, few would have predicted that job categories like iOS development, product management, and search engine marketing would exist today. A world of 3D printed food, virtually free electricity, and unlimited computing power is on the horizon. But what is the cost of tech...
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VCs are just one part of the startup ecosystem
VCs are not heroes. We are just one part of the startup ecosystem. We provide the capital allocation function and are rewarded when we do it well and eventually go out of business when we don't do it well. I know. I've gone out of business for not doing it well.
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Geeks and their toys :-)
Opinion: CFO Ruth Porat is filling the fiscal responsibility void left when Eric Schmidt stepped down as CEO in 2011.
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RIP William the worm
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Changing Biz model is hard
By drawing an arbitrary line in the sand, the software giant is shooting both itself and Windows 10 app developers in the foot.
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uninspired and failed to differentiate
What went wrong with Yahoo's apps under Marissa Mayer? Well, it's complicated.
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They did the big Mac thing
There aren’t many tech categories, let alone products, that have reached the 10-digit mark.
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Education
  • Mines - Nancy
    1982 - 1985
  • Lycée Masséna - Nice
    1979 - 1982
  • Lycée Audiberti - Antibes
    1976 - 1979
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Introduction

With over than 20 years of experience in IT business and at ease in startup companies, Laurent is a key person for participating to the management of a Mobile / Internet company targeting a very important growth through an global deployment.

CEO, General Management, Board Member, Executive coach

Specialties:

  • Develop, coordinate and manage web and mobile business initiatives in the global marketplace
  • Integrate all dimensions of the business from Sales & Marketing, R&D, Professional Services and Finance on the B2C and/or B2B sides
  • In depth : Social, Local, Mobile, Commerce

52, Paris, father of 2, enjoys Skiing, Sailing, Trekking and Traveling

Work
Occupation
Internet Entrepreneur, CEO
Employment
  • v11y
    Managing Partner, 2004 - present
  • Scaleen
    Managing Partner, 2010 - present
  • PhonePlus
    CEO, 2012 - 2013
  • Veniu
    CEO, 2009 - 2011
  • Crickee
    CEO, 2005 - 2010
  • Maporama
    CEO, 1999 - 2004
  • Wincap
    VP Product, 1997 - 1999
  • DMsis
    COO, 1993 - 1997
  • DG Conseil
    Partner, 1989 - 1993
  • Rank Xerox
    Sales, 1987 - 1989
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Paris
Previously
Saint Paul de Vence - Hursley - Bruxelles - Endicott (NY) - San Francisco - Tokyo
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The 80/20 Rule
timedummy.com

For the ones who still don’t know, the 80/20 rule is a mathematical formula, describing that 80% of the outputs are generated by 20% of the

Diary of a start-up: Why you need to focus, focus and re-focus! - : Star...
startups.co.uk

Andrew Needham explains why pitching to a famous retail entrepreneur made him realise the need to remain focused on his business' core propo

Awaken the Force Within
chrome.google.com

Choose the light side or dark side to awaken the Force every time you open a new tab.

The Next Web
plus.google.com

The Next Web - Global Technology News, Business and Culture | http://www.thenextweb.com

What does Google need on mobile?
ben-evans.com

I generally look at Google as a vast machine learning engine that’s been stuffed with data for a decade and a half. Everything that Google d

Disruption and Transformation: The Only Thing You Must Know
www.socialmediatoday.com

The title of this blog post is a promise. The blog delivers upon that promise. This is the only thing you need to know (as in must know) abo

Chemists find a way to unboil eggs
phys.org

UC Irvine and Australian chemists have figured out how to unboil egg whites – an innovation that could dramatically reduce costs for cancer

Did You Know There Are Muslim 'No-Go' Zones In The USA
truthuncensored.net

Non-Muslim ‘no-entry’ zones have been multiplying all over Europe, and even popping up in cities here in the U.S. This should heighten every

Robot learns to use tools by ‘watching’ YouTube videos | KurzweilAI
www.kurzweilai.net

Hmmm, so that's how to hold and slice a soft spherical red object by holding a slicing-tool with a 'power small diameter' type grip, while a

Andreessen Goes On Tweet Storm About Burn Rates, Says To Worry | TechCrunch
techcrunch.com

TechCrunch is a leading technology media property, dedicated to obsessively profiling startups, reviewing new Internet products, and breakin

The $1 Million Race For The Cure To End Aging | TechCrunch
techcrunch.com

The hypothesis is so absurd it seems as though it popped right off the pages of a science-fiction novel. Some scientists in Palo Alto are of

Why Amazon Has No Profits (And Why It Works)
ben-evans.com

Amazon has a tendency to polarize people. On one hand, there is the ruthless, relentless, ferociously efficient company that’s building the

Yohann Is An iPad Stand Jony Ive Could Be Proud Of | TechCrunch
techcrunch.com

I didn't think I'd ever get excited about an iPad stand. But the Yohann, designed by Swiss architect Berend Frenzel, ticks all of my boxes.

Lyft-Off: Zimride’s Long Road To Overnight Success | TechCrunch
techcrunch.com

When John Zimmer and Logan Green launched a new ride-sharing service called Lyft in the spring of 2012, they instantly knew they had a hit o

Mathematical Predictions for the iPhone 6 | Science Blogs | WIRED
www.wired.com

Ok, this isn’t really math. Let’s instead call this a plain old model (you could argue it’s math if you like). Suppose I look at the histori

Connecting the world
ben-evans.com

The computing industry has always sold to segments. Mainframes to large companies, minicomputers to medium-sized companies, PCs first to com

Amazon’s Twitch Acquisition Is Too Big To Fail | TechCrunch
techcrunch.com

Amazon is going to acquire video game streaming site Twitch for $970 million in an all-cash deal. Today's Amazon deal definitely doesn't giv

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