Eric Buatois is a software and hardware veteran with extensive global executive management expertise in high growth environments and technology innovation both within start-up and large multibillion-dollar global corporations (Texas Instruments, Hewlett-Packard, Ericsson)). With 20+ years of proven success in building and motivating international teams,developing and launching new product on a global scale, coaching entrepreneurs, building management team he has created substantial shareholder and financial value. He is focussed on building and delivering customer value through disciplined strategic and operational approaches coupled with strong international and multicultural skill set.
Eric has worked for more than 10 years as a managing director of Sofinnova Ventures, a venture capital firm investing in early stage technology intensive companies, focussed on B to B. He has done several successful cross border investment between Silicon Valley and India, Western Europe and Eastern Europe and contributed to raise 3 funds.
Going back to his root of company building and early stage investment, he joined forces with Eric Benhamou and Anik Bose as general partner of an early stage venture capital fund, Benhamou Global Venture in 2014. He is focussing on investment moving the digital transformation of the enterprise toward more and more automation leveraging strong cross borders companies and entrepreneurs out of europe, Israel and India.
Business development,technology development, new product introduction, managing high growth in technology intensive environment
Venture capital fund management and fund raising, financing strategies
Cross Border investing
Catalyst Mobile, Cortina Systems, Crocus Technology, HelloSoft, Laszlo Systems, MadKudu, NGD Systems, Peritus.ai, Platform.sh, Profitect, and Scalefast