Head of Partners & New Business
Laure Wybo is the Director of Partners and New Business at Viva Technology. She is one of the founding team members that created Europe's biggest startup and tech event. She strongly believes that bringing together the best innovation actors is a way to ignite positive change. With a team of 15 people she builds strong relationships with corporate partners, governments, and international organizations. With a master’s degree in marketing, Laure began her career as a key accounts sales manager in a communications agency. Fond of Africa, she lived eight years on the continent allowing her to write a book (L’Etrangère, Chroniques d’une blanche). Back in France in 2006 she developed entrepreneurial projects, launched a strategic consulting and communications agency, and a few years later, a web agency. She also served as General Delegate in charge of developing business partnerships between entrepreneurs and public-interest project leaders. In 2015 Laure was in charge of the development and animation of a community of startuppers, investors and coaches for the Day One Entrepreneurs & Partners accelerator. And in January 2016 she joined the fledgling Viva Technology team. Laure is looking forward to seeing you for the 5th edition of VivaTech June 16-19, 2021.