Rodrigo Sepúlveda Schulz
Rodrigo has over 20 years industry experience in the Internet sector:
– as a serial entrepreneur and CEO (Sepulveda Capital, vpod.tv, glowria, RISC Partners) with recognized skills in business & financial planning, fund raising, corporate governance, marketing, product development and sales.
– and as a digital strategy consultant for Fortune 500 companies and consultancies; he stills regularly helps them with large scale European telecom, e-commerce and media projects. He was involved recently with EDF, Capgemini Worldwide, AOL Europe, and previously with customers of Gemini Consulting, KPMG Consulting, Novell Europe and Intel Europe.
After selling his last 2 companies in 2009, he was heavily involved with technological innovation as an angel investor (amiando, Trigami, GetAround, Lofty, Socialwire, AllMyApps), a pro-bono mentor to several hundred Internet startups (personal office hours, The Founder Institute, Le Camping), and as a startup competition jury member (at many events including SeedCamp, Lovie Awards, LeWeb).
He started podcasting as a marketing tool for his video company vpod.tv, first with the Mry & Rodrigo Show (several years – 70+ shows), then weekly at LCI Radio (2 years – 82 shows) where he commented on technology news. He is currently part of the “On Refait le Mac” gang producing the #1 podcast in France (4 years – over 150 shows), commenting on the business side of technology.
He is a Computer Science Engineer (EPITA) and holds 2 MBAs from the Sorbonne and INSEAD/Wharton. He is a sought-after speaker at events worldwide and a regular lecturer in graduate schools (INSEAD, HEC, Telecom Paris).
In his spare time, Rodrigo is an avid traveler, photographer and enjoys fine dining, biking and snowboarding.