Yann Lechelle, COO SNIPS & co-founder Le Voice Lab
Yann started coding at age 10 when personal computers only had 1 kilobyte of RAM. He worked in financial software on Wall Street and in cartoon animation software at Dreamworks Studios before becoming an entrepreneur. Since then, Yann has founded, grown and sold 5 startups. Today he is Chief Operating Officer of Snips.ai, a Paris-based startup with over 70 furiously talented technologists building a decentralized voice assistant ecosystem powered by unique private-by-design voice assistant technology. An active member of the Paris entrepreneurial community, he also mentors or invests as an angel in a dozen more growing concerns. Yann holds a Bachelor of Computer Science summa cum laude and an MBA from INSEAD.