|Grenoble Ecole de Management - Grenoble Graduate School of Business, MSc|
|Finance & Technology|
Jean-Marc Bally has served as the General Partner & Managing Director of Aster Capital (formerly Schneider Electric Ventures) since March 2006. Previously, he has been a co-founder and an Investment Partner at Aster for 5 years where he was responsible for communications and IT industries investments across Europe and North America focusing in particular on IT, nano & micro technologies and electronics. Prior to the creation of Aster, he spent 5 years in Corporate Finance in Schneider Electric in Austria and France. Jean-Marc holds a Masters degree in Business Management from Grenoble Graduate School of Business, an executive education from INSEAD and an additional Masters degree in Mathematics. Jean-Marc is in charge of the overall management of Aster including compliance, reporting and investor relations. He also leads our industrial application focus and is involved in deal sourcing, leading and managing investments and exits as well as managing our global portfolio of investments. He currently serves as a director in several companies among which Solairedirect SA (France), Tronics Microsystems SA (France), connectBlue ab (Sweden), Jet Metal Technologies (France), Optiréno SA (France) and Lucibel (France).