VivaTech 2022


Yann Lechelle




About Yann Yann Lechelle, CEO of Scaleway, is shaping what is the leading cloud alternative provider with unique European attributes and values. Previously, he has founded, grown and exited a total of five tech startups, many specialized in developing alternatives to the world’s largest tech giants. More recently, as COO, he grew, a leading voice and AI deeptech startup from seed to exit in a trade sale to Nasdaq-listed Sonos. Yann is also a founding member of France Digitale, HUB France AI (as well as board member), and GAIA-X. He gives back to the community as an angel investor, founder mentor and Entrepreneur in residence at INSEAD. About Scaleway Scaleway, leading multi-cloud service provider for startups and cloud-native projects is catering to the global market with the essential mix of cloud computing resources that is flexible, cost effective, reliable, secure and sustainably powered. Scaleway is one of the few European providers to have full ownership over its stack, with no dependence on three levels: data center design and operation, hardware and software infrastructure, IaaS and PaaS. Scaleway has a daring approach that challenges the status quo, its ecosystem is designed to leverage market standards to make things simpler: S3 compatibility, a rolling up-to-date Kubernetes and Terraform support. Scaleway is constantly growing around the world, and currently serves hundreds of thousands of clients in over 160 countries. Scaleway’s services are deployed via six data centers located in three regions: Paris (France), Amsterdam (Netherlands) and Warsaw (Poland).