The team

We are a small, agile team of energetic people who are excited not only by possibility, but execution. We are dedicated to forwarding Bay Area innovation by making strategic connections with our corporate partners. The brainchild of Orange Silicon Valley, we are nestled in an office filled with over 40 industry experts to help us scout, evaluate, and connect the most promising startups Silicon Valley has to offer spanning a diverse range of categories.

Guillaume Payan
Guillaume Payan Head of Orange Fab
Julie Leclerq
Julie Leclercq Business Development Manager
Gene Chien Corporate Partnership Manager
Gene Chien
Sara Mork Events & Programs Manager
Carolyn Ma
Carolyn Ma Design Lead
Jules Baculard Business Analyst
Alice Koo Designer
Tanguy le Quilliec Business Development

 

Our advisors

Georges Nahon
Georges Nahon CEO, Orange Silicon Valley
Denis Barrier Co-founder & CEO, Cathay Innovation

 

 

 

Home to over 40 industry experts and the Orange Fab platform, Orange Silicon Valley is the Bay Area presence of Orange, one of the world’s leading telecommunications operators, serving 265 million customers across 29 countries. Through research, development, and strategic analysis, we actively participate in the disruptive innovations that are changing the way we communicate, transact, etc.. At OSV, we thrive on collaboration, working closely with Silicon Valley & San Francisco to foster innovation and seek out disruption. We act as guides to the digital revolution occurring in the San Francisco Bay Area, regularly hosting startups, businesses, and corporate leadership from around the world.

Learn more about Orange Silicon Valley.

Orange is the company making all of this possible. Headquartered in France, Orange is a leading network operator serving 265 million customers for mobile, broadband internet, and fixed line telecommunications in 29 countries, with enterprise IT and communications services extending to 220 countries and territories under the Orange Business Services brand. We’re a global community of 154,000 people, reflecting the wonderfully varied markets we serve. Our motto “today changes with Orange” captures this daily commitment to make the world’s digital transformation a simple and useful reality for all. Today, Orange is the world’s 51st most valuable brand, worth $21.5 billion. We are ranked eight within the telecoms sector with more than 80% recognition in our markets.