John Lewis has over 30 years of entrepreneurial experience between Paris, London, New York, and Boston. He has lead several enterprises, and has also founded nine different companies. Four of them sold as independent entities and two were bought by competitors.
John was a portfolio manager of pension and mutual funds at several asset management companies in London, New York and Boston. He started his career as a quantitative analyst, most notably, with the OECD. John teaches portfolio managment and entrepreneurship at several universties in Paris. He previously was a professor at HEC and is currently a professor and the co-director of the Portfolio Managment Masters program at IAE Gustave Eiffel. He helped start the accelerators Le Camping and Dojoboost and has been an organizer and mentor for StartupWeekend and Next.