Executive Board

François Lhemery

Member of the Board - TECH IN France & Syntec Numérique

François joined TechinFrance to lead the team and complete our merger with Syntec Numérique, enabling the digital sector in France to speak with a stronger voice. Prior to joining TechinFrance, François worked for Criteo (first French unicorn) where he set up the public affairs function.

Before that, he spent 17 years with Microsoft, in various EMEA leadership roles in Legal and External Affairs. In 2012, he set up Microsoft’s EMEA Policy team in Brussels.
In 2000, he co-founded of a French start-up that raised 22 million euros and launched a free online lottery service in France & the UK.

He is a former attorney who holds an LLM from Exeter university.

He was appointed by the French Foreign Trade Advisor towards the EU by decree of former Prime Minister Edouard Philippe in 2019. In that role, he regularly attends the meetings organised with the Foreign Trade Advisors, by the Counsellors at the French Permanent Representation.

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