Senior Advisor

CentraleSupelec Paris



Alain Bénichou joined Montefiore Investment in 2022 as a Senior Advisor with a focus on Technology.

During a career in technology spanning nearly 40 years in Europe, Asia and the United States, Alain Bénichou was President of IBM France between 2010 and 2015, Global Vice President IBM Strategy & Solutions in 2016, and CEO of IBM Greater China Group (GCG) from 2019 to 2021. Prior to that he was the IBM group’s Global Leader in charge of the Distribution Sector and the Small & Medium Business unit.

In 2015, Alain was elected Chairman of the American Chamber of Commerce in France. He launched the “Next Gen” initiative to support start-up companies in their search for growth and transatlantic collaboration.

Alain is also Chairman of the Institut Henri-Poincaré – France’s leading mathematics institution and home to France’s Fields Medals.

He holds the rank of Knight of the Légion d’Honneur in France and is a member of Le Siècle Association.

“I am very happy to use my experience as a technology ""intrapreneur"" to help Montefiore companies. And even happier to work with exceptionally talented people!
Playing it safe is the riskiest thing you can do in life.”

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