Mr. Marc Rougier serve as Partner & Board Member at Elaia Partners. He served as Board Member at SeqOne Genomics, OpenIO, CodeNotary, Containous and Stanley Robotics. He also served as Board Member at UWINLOC. He served as Board Observer at ForePaaS. His first entrepreneurial experience dates back to 1990 when he left his Ph.D. program in Artificial Intelligence at McGill University to launch his first start-up (Logic Controller Management). He then joined Thales as an international business developer in Australia, Asia, Africa, and America. In 2000, he launched his second start-up, Meiosys (Application Virtualisation), which moved to Palo Alto and was then acquired by IBM in 2005. After two years in corporate development at IBM, he launched Goojet, a mobile social media.