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Ludovic Centonze

Social project director, Orange

BACKGROUND / Professional and educational background:

Telecom engineer (ENST 94) – (1994-2000)

VP Technology BNP New York / (2000-2002)

Technology consultant Paris – (2002-2005)

Film producer Paris – (2005-2010)

IPTV & New Media consultant Sofrecom Paris – (2010-2016)

Social project director CSR Orange Group.

ACHIEVEMENT / What does the project/initiative/startup/company you will be presenting at the Positive Economy Forum consist of?

I worked on defining a framework of social commitment in Africa for Orange (Orange for Development). I Worked on implementing sustainable projects to foster, grow, animate and finance startup ecosystems in Africa: Capital Investment Funds, Incubators, coding School, Data 4 Development.

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


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

Professional capacity training, jobs creation, startups creation, income generated for the state, radical technology innovations etc.

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

“He did not know it was impossible, so they did it !”