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Loïc Le Meur

Founder & CEO, LeWeb

A serial entrepreneur based in San Francisco, Loïc is the founder of Seesmic, a popular app that helps enterprises and individuals manage their internal and external social networks such as Facebook, Twitter and Salesforce Chatter. Available on Android, iPhone, Windows Phone7 and other platforms, Seesmic allows users to listen to and engage with their online communities more efficiently.

Loïc also created the #1 European technology event LeWeb with his wife Geraldine. Each year in Paris, LeWeb brings together in Paris 3,000 entrepreneurs, brands, geeks, investors and press from 60 countries. According to The Economist, "LeWeb is where revolutionaries gather to plot the future.”

Previously, Loïc successfully started and sold three companies, including Ublog, acquired by Six Apart (now Say Media), web hosting company Rapidsite France, acquired by France Telecom, and a web agency B2L, acquired by BBDO (Omnicom group).

Loïc was named one of "Europe's Tech25" by the Wall Street Journal as well as one of the "25 most influential people" on the web by Business Week. He is featured in The Economist as one of "Europe's Blooming Entrepreneurs", and was named a "Young Global Leader" by the World Economic Forum, where he helps select the next Technology Pioneers and is a regular speaker.

Loïc is married with 3 boys and loves kite-surfing and running. He is proud to have finished the New York Marathon in 3 hours 53 minutes.