Etienne leads strategy and transaction engagements at Cartesian. He has 20 years of experience in strategy and corporate finance consulting in the Telecom, Media and Technology sector (TMT), in both developed and emerging markets.
Etienne has successfully delivered 80+ complex assignments and helped TMT players and private equity firms make difficult decisions related to investments, growth, regulation, and business transformation. This included strategic and industry reviews, target screening and valuations, commercial due diligence and acquisition planning and integration.
Etienne has a passion for TMT convergence, digital innovation, and technology startups. He regularly takes part in conferences by chairing panels and acting as a judge for telecom awards and startup competitions. His recent fields of research include the Internet of Things (IoT), Artificial Intelligence (AI), blockchain, smart cities, Over-The-Top (OTT) services, LEO satellite constellations, 5G, and edge computing.
Etienne has achieved MBA, CFA, and MSc Eng qualifications, and had started his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers. Before joining Cartesian, Etienne worked for TMT consultancies such as Value Partners and Greenwich Consulting.