Karel Bourgois


Karel is a geek-preneur who has worked 20 years in the Telecom industry in a variety of technical and management roles. He created his first startup in 2000, has launched a Fixed Operator in France, a Mobile Operator in Germany, a Handset Manufacturer in the US and is now building Voxist, a Vocal Assistant to replace the old fashioned voicemail. He is the founder of ‘Le Voice Lab’ a consortium of more than 20 companies and labs in France, aiming to unite all actors of the Voice industry to create new services, products & educational tracks to enhance the industry competitiveness at a global scale. He is a Fench Engineer with an MS in Telecom from UCLA and an MBA in Finance from NYU.


Getting here:
Palais de Tokyo
13 avenue du Président Wilson, 75116 Paris

Door Opening: 1:30 PM
Start: 2 PM
End: 11 PM

Metro: Iéna or Alma Marceau (line 9)

Bus: lines n°32,42,63,72,80,82,92

RER: line C (“Pont de l’Alma” station)