François BRACQ

Head of Start-ups @Google

François is Head of Start-ups at Google France, his role is to develop and coordinate Google’s initiatives with start-ups in France.

Passionate about travel, François had his first entrepreneurial experience within the telecom industry. For seven years, his venture led him to live on several continents to support the deployment of mobile networks. In 2008, he joined the consulting firm Bain & Company, which he left in 2010 to create the start-up Giving Corner, which combined economic and societal interests (clients: L’Oréal, GDF, Renault, Allianz …). In 2014, he joined Google to launch the Scale Up project, an international start-up support program, and since 2017 is the head of start-up for France.

François holds a Telecom engineering degree and an MBA from INSEAD.