About Us

HISTORY    |    MISSIONS, VISION & CORE VALUES    |    OUR TEAM    |    OUR PARTNERS    |    OUR OFFICE

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OUR HISTORY

CEO Collaborative Forum was launched in 2005 by serial entrepreneur Dave Darsch to connect international CEOs who faced similar challenges, and to give them the opportunity to learn and grow from each other.

The Forum rapidly became Europe’s top platform for business leadership growth. Now run by former CEO-CF member Christian Dupont, the forum community continues to support CEOs in taking their companies to the next level.

Our vision

As we progress in the digital age, a key to success is to develop deep human interactions with trusted knowledgable individuals. CEO Collaborative Forum community is the place where CEOs regroup to pause and reflect about key challenges breaking out of their CEO loneliness.

Our mission

The CEO Collaborative Forum empowers company leaders to think bigger and go further. We are dedicated to build solutions to real business cases and get our CEO members to achieve their ambitious plans.

Core Values

The CEO Collaborative Forum is built around exchanging real, actionable knowledge to help members achieve their ambitious plans. Our core values are Honesty, Generosity, Humility.
Exclusivity

No more than 100 CEOs

Generosity

Create more value every time

Honesty

Share true, direct advice

Humility

Be real – full stop

Commitment

Fly to collaborate and be committed to your peers

Confidentiality

Protected data and information during the event

CHRISTIAN DUPONT

CEO

christian.dupont@ceo-cf.com
Linkedin

STEPHANIE d’ARGENLIEU

Member Services

stephanie.dargenlieu@ceo-cf.com
+ 33 (0) 6 73 06 07 73

MEET OUR TEAM

FIONA BORDET

Events & Communication

fiona.bordet@ceo-cf.com

ANNE DUPONT

Administration

anne.dupont@ceo-cf.com

CORPORATE PARTNERS

Mooreland

Mooreland Partners is the most active international technology-focused M&A advisory firm, serving clients from its offices in New York, Silicon Valley and London. Since 2012, Mooreland has advised and closed over 50 transactions across all major technology sectors including communications technology, mobile and digital media, enterprise software and services, as well as industrial technology and electronics. Founded in 2002, Mooreland Partners is an integrated global firm, 100% owned by its partners, with a team of over 45 investment banking professionals.

HMC

Harbert European Growth Capital Fund provides specialty debt financing to European growth businesses, predominantly in the technology, life sciences and environmental sectors. Typical loan sizes range from €1-20 million with the flexibility to do larger transactions opportunistically. The fund looks for investment opportunities in high growth business with proven management teams in need of capital to fuel organic growth, acquisitions, equipment purchases, bridge loans and various forms of recapitalisation.

BUSINESS COLLABORATORS

YQUP

At YQUP we focus on data – the lifeblood of a modern business – so that you can spend your time on managing the business and delivering on your organisation’s goals and objectives. Speak to Tony today tony@yqup.com to discover how we can help you ace the last data mile.

Alliance

As the premier organization for chief executives in Northern California, the Alliance of Chief Executives brings leaders together so collectively they learn faster, gain fresh insights and ideas, and become more effective leaders. Our members lead companies in virtually every industry and market sector, from emerging companies to multi-billion dollar global public enterprises. http://www.allianceofceos.com

EPFL

EPFL is one of the world’s most dynamic and reputed institutes of science and technology. In the heart of Europe, it offers a combination of excitement, excellence, inspiring education, and outstanding facilities for research.

Quatuor Annesci

Building on a long professional experience of “how to work in a team”, the Annesci Quartet introduced in 1997 an unexpected approach to their management using the musical metaphor as a communication tool.By the experience of “working better together” , following the same main goal which is their collective performance, the Quartet become a leverage of thought, creating action and creation, upgrading the individuals capacities, generating changes and improving internal relations within companies

Diana Bagnoli Photographer

Diana Bagnoli is an Italian freelance photographer. She recently won the Grand-prize award in the 2017 Rangefinder’s Best Friends Contest, the Feature Shoot Emerging Photography Award and the PDN award along with the Photo Annual 2016, in the category Personal Work with her series “Special Friendship”. Discover her work : http://www.dianabagnoli.com/ info@dianabagnoli.com +39 339 7833923

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Email : info@ceo-cf.com
Phone : + 33 970 406 920