Frédéric Rombaut is a global technology investment executive and advisor focusing on advanced technologies (Wireless, IoT, A.I, NBIC…) applied to FinTech, Healthcare and Smart Cities.
Over the past 25 years, Frédéric has served on over 35 board director seats and made over 70 equity investments for more than USD 14 Billion across the technology, telecoms and digital sectors, on a worldwide basis.
Frédéric was previously Management Director and head of Corporate Development International at CISCO (2012-2016), with QUALCOMM (2006-2011) where he launched and led European Investments and M&A activities.
Previously Frédéric was a Board Director, Senior Vice President and CFO at Noos, the major French cable operator, acquired by Liberty Global (today Numericable), and spent 6 years at APAX PARTNERS (one of the largest independent global private equity firm), where he led the Telco investment sector.
Earlier in his career, Rombaut took part in the launch of the Corporate Development division of the Bouygues Group, the worldwide leader in construction, helping with diversifying in the high tech industry by co-founding BOUYGUES TELECOM, today the 3rd largest 3G/4G Mobile Network Operator in France.
Frédéric Rombaut is a frequent keynote speaker on Technology Venture Capital, M&A, Artificial Intelligence, NBIC, etc. He received his MBA from the Sorbonne University (IAE Paris), holds a Master of Engineering in Electronics (ECE Paris), and is a senior lecturer at the Trium Global Executive MBA (NYU Stern, LSE, HEC Paris).
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