Emmanuel Marot
CEO & Co-FounderLendingRobot
Emmanuel is the CEO and co-founder of LendingRobot, a company that fully automates peer lending investments for individuals in a cost effective and easy to use way. It aims to bring superior returns at low risk by combining cloud technologies with machine-learning algorithms. A polymath and a serial entrepreneur, Emmanuel's first startup was a Web agency. After selling it, he co-founded a larger company, totaling 400 employees. In 2000, Emmanuel patented a mobile search engine and created his third company. He sold it again and became Director, Mobile Search at Microsoft. Emmanuel left in 2008 to became an executive consultant and advisor, focusing on algorithmic decision-making. As a French 'grande école' graduate, Emmanuel started in marketing at Apple. He also worked as designer, both freelance and for the French intelligence agency.