Gérard LOPEZ

Founder & Managing Partner of Mangrove Capital Partners, Founder & Chairman of GENII Capital, Luxembourg 

A serial entrepreneur and technologist, Gérard Lopez has played a role in some of the most dynamic investments of the past decade, including Securewave, Wix and Skype. He has built a substantial track record with Mangrove Capital, one of the most prosperous technology investment firms in the world, which he co-founded before the age of 30 and where he remains a managing partner.

In 2008, Gérard Lopez founded Genii Capital, which brings together innovative, diverse investments into a single hands-on vehicle. Genii Capital specialises in technologies of the future outside of early stage IT and Internet companies, with key expertise in clean technology, intellectual property, hospitality, automotive and new energy related technologies; its portfolio includes investments as diverse as information security, advanced printing and groundbreaking automotive technologies.

One of the most high-profile of these investments is the ownership of the Renault F1 Team, one of the world's top five motorsport teams. Genii Capital's involvement at the pinnacle of motorsport provides a global networking platform for its relay offices across the globe, as well as providing a showcase for the company's commitment to performance and success in one of the world's most exacting sports.

Fluent in seven languages, Gérard Lopez is a member of the Advisory Council for Miami University Business School, his Alma Mater, and is also on the board of a number of companies such as Wix, Zink, Lumension, Movit and SecureIT.


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