Anne is a pioneer in the online industry and has an impressive track record in executive management and strategic implementation in communications and computing.
Prior to founding Placecast in 2005, Anne was VP of Directory Services at JiWire. Through the relationships she developed with more than 300 service providers worldwide, she built the leading directory of public wi-fi hotspots from scratch.
Before JiWire, Anne was the founder and CEO of BEAP, where she provided custom content management solutions for online publishers. Anne also served as Executive Producer at Productopia, where she coordinated web strategy, business objectives, content and technology — the company quadrupled in size during her tenure. Anne also co-founded PCI, a strategic consulting firm that specialized in alliances between the U.S. and Europe, and in 1994, she organized the 40,000-participant Forum of the United Nations Conference on Women in Beijing, China, securing major corporate sponsorship from Apple and Hewlett-Packard. In the late 1980s, she also pioneered the Minitel system in France.
Anne holds an LLM and JD from the University of Paris and an MBA from the IEP of Paris, France. She is the author of several patents and a frequent speaker and panelist at industry events.