Ministère de l’Économie, des Finances et de la Relance
Pass French Tech Creator
Philippe Herbert, started his career in a start-up, Dassault Systèmes, today worldwide leader of the 3D design and production life cycle software solutions. From 1982 tol 1996, he was at different management positions, including Business Development Director where he started the M&A strategy of Dassault Systèmes. From 1996 to 2003, he was one of the early French Partners of the French-American investment fund Partech International. He was a founder member of the « Pass French Tech » » (French hyper-growth startup program), now called Next40/ FT120, a member of the Board of Wilco, a member of the SATT Lutech investment committee and member of Cap Digital. Within the French private equity investor association (France Invest) he managed the Industry Financing commission for four years. In October 2021, he was nominated Président of the Mission 5G industry by the ministers Agnès Panier Runacher and Cédric O; Mission extended in March 2023 by the ministers Roland Lescure and Jean Noel Barrot. He has been appointed as France 2030 Ambassador to the SGPI since May 2022. From 2003 to 2020, he invested in more than 25 companies as General Partner of Banexi Ventures Partners (currently named Kreaxi). Philippe is incumbent of an aeronautical engineer diploma from ESTACA and has a specialized degree of HEC. Knight of the Legion of Honour (01/2021).