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Axelle Tessandier

Founder, Axl Agency

BACKGROUND / Professional and educational background:

Having lived in the heart of Silicon Valley for the last 5 years this Frenchie is well versed in both cultures. The former marketing director of the American branch of, she founded AXL Agency two years ago in order to help clients reflect on and participate in the digital transition. Axelle is an expert on digital, innovation management and the aspirations of the Generation Y. She is passionate about the social change that we are living and loves getting involved in projects that embody the values she believes in. Her recent work helping Kickstarter launch in France is a great example. She is also involved in the civic tech movement and sees this new digital revolution as a great opportunity to reengage citizens.

LOCATION / Where do you lead your project/company (city, region and country)?

France /US

 IMPACT / How do you evaluate the economic, social, politic and environmental impact of your project / action?

There is no small bet. Your life is your message. I hope that through my work and engagement, I push the visions and values I believe in every single day.

QUOTE / A sentence, quotation or a word that best describes you

« To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight; and never stop fighting. » E. E. Cummings