A serial entrepreneur and angel investor, Tariq has a passion for building highly disruptive new products. He is founder and CEO of Jolicloud, a pioneer in personal cloud computing. Prior to Jolicloud, Tariq founded Netvibes, the personal startpage used by millions around the world.
A thought leader and regular speaker at global technology and media conferences, he was recognized by MIT Technology Review as one of the world's "Top Innovators Under 35" (2008), by the World Economic Forum as a Young Global Leader, and most recently was honored by the President of France as Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres.
As a former journalist for La Tribune, Tariq has been a keen observer of the Web since its genesis. He holds a degree in Physics from the University of Paris VII and a Master's in Telecommunications from ENST (Telecom Paris).
You can follow him on Twitter (@tariqkrim) and his blog www.tariqkrim.com.
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|Feb 11, 2015||Venture Beat - NetVibes evolves to become your dashboard and connector for the Internet of Things|
|Jun 17, 2014||Venture Beat - JoliCloud merges all your online storage -- up to 44 free gigabytes' worth|
|Jun 17, 2014||The Next Web - Jolicloud's New Drive App Lets Users Browse Cloud-based Files|
|May 27, 2014||RudeBaguette - Sculpteo becomes the latest "Netvibes" disappointment with its pivot to B2B|
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