Bernard Laurendeau

Bernard Laurendeau

Managing Partner, Laurendeau & Associates
Bernard Laurendeau is the Managing Partner at Laurendeau & Associates. In Ethiopia, he’s advising clients mainly in the public sector in digital transformation and startup ecosystem building. He notably advises the Commissioner at the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia Jobs Creation Commission. Prior to founding his advisory firm, Bernard was the Regional Director for Africa of a Silicon Valley based big data analytics startup helping government officials in low- and middle-income countries make evidence-based decisions. At BNP Paribas, he was focusing on offshoring and outsourcing strategies as Vice President of the Location Strategy group in San Francisco. Bernard draws from more than 15 years of global management consulting experience, he holds a Master of Science in mechanical engineering from ENSTA France, a Master of Science in aerospace engineering as well as a Master in Business Administration from the Georgia Institute of Technology.
Finally, Bernard is the co-founder and executive lead of Ethiopians in Tech - a global movement with a mission to grow Ethiopia’s economy through Tech Innovation - and an angel investor in Tech ventures in Ethiopia.

Register now to be the first to hear about our special offers, exhibitor and speaker announcement, news about our features and so much more.

Follow us



17-20 Oct 2021, Dubai World Trade Centre

17-20 Oct: 10 AM - 5 PM