Pascal Cagni

Pascal is Founder & CEO at C4 Ventures. In addition, Pascal was recently appointed by French President Macron as Ambassador for International investment and Chairman at Business France.

Until recently Pascal was also a non-executive director at Kingfisher, Vivendi, and Condé Nast eCommerce platform which merged with Farfetch.

In 2000, Steve Jobs appointed Pascal as General Manager and Vice President for Apple EMEIA (Europe, Middle East, India and Africa), where he developed an innovative Go-To-Market strategy that included the successful rollout of Apple Premium Resellers (APR) and Apple Shops. Under Pascal’s leadership, EMEIA was consistently Apple’s fastest growing region, with annual sales increasing from $1.2bn in 2000 to $40bn in 2012.

Before Apple, Pascal led Packard Bell NEC to become the leading European Home Computer Company while he played a critical role in establishing new R&D & Manufacturing facilities creating in excess of 3000 jobs in the Loire Valley. Pascal also previously held roles at Compaq and Booz, Allen & Hamilton management consultants.

Pascal acted also as an advisor to executive teams at large private equity and European groups. In 2014, he conducted a strategic review of Net-A-Porter for owner CF Richemont, advising on business reengineering including IT & e-commerce systems prior to the company’s merger with YOOX. Pascal holds an MA in Political Sciences from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques in Paris, an MA in Business Law and an MBA from HEC Paris. He graduated from Stanford University Executive Program (EPGC) and joined the 63rd Promotion of IHEDN in 2011. He has been decorated as Knight of the Nation