VivaTech 2021


Pascal Cagni

French Ambassador to International Investments




Pascal was appointed in September 2017, French Ambassador for International investments, and Chairman of the Board at Business France, by French President Macron. He is Founder and CEO at C4 Ventures, a leading European venture fund and has been for in excess of 15 years a Venture Partner with first-class Israeli and US VC funds. Hired into Apple by Steve Jobs, Pascal Cagni played a key role as General Manager and Vice President of Apple Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), the fastest growing region for a decade with revenue growing from one to nearly US$40 billion. Before Apple, Pascal Cagni led Packard Bell to become the leading European Home Computer company. He established in the Loire Valley France, new Research & Development, manufacturing facilities and operations and created over 3,000 jobs. Until recently, Pascal Cagni was non-executive director at Kingfisher Plc (KGF.L) and at Vivendi SA (VIV.PA) and (Condé Nast). He has also created a foundation (TCF) to support digital teaching without borders. Pascal Cagni graduated from Sciences Po Paris, Strasburg University’ Master in Law, HEC Paris’ MBA program and Stanford University’s Executive Program (EPGC).