Vincent Paquet is Vice President of Product Management at Firespotter Labs, a start-up focused on making complex telephony products easy to use. Products in the Firespotter family include: TechCrunch, award-winning UberConference, Nosh, NoshList and Jotly. Firespotter is funded by Andreessen Horowitz and Google Ventures.
Prior to this, Vincent spent 5 years at Google, where he was Group Product Manager for Google Voice. He joined Google with the acquisition of GrandCentral in 2007.
Vincent was co-founder and COO of Grandcentral. Prior to co-founding GrandCentral, Vincent was Director of Business Development at Yahoo! in the voice communications group. He joined Yahoo! when it acquired Dialpad Communications, one of the world's largest VoIP providers. At Dialpad, Vincent was VP of Business Development and Marketing, where he oversaw all revenue-generating activities. He helped lead the reorganization and turn-around of the company, until its successful acquisition by Yahoo! in 2005.
Prior to Dialpad, Vincent was a Vice President at Los Angeles-based IFA, the French foreign investment agency. Prior to joining IFA, Vincent built and managed a European distribution network for France-based Microspire, a telecom component manufacturer.
Vincent received his bachelor's degree from Middlesex Business School in the UK, and graduated from the Reims Management School in France.
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