Marc Zerad, CEO & Founder, adds new shareholders and seasoned Executives to lead the development of the company to the next level, in France and overseas.

Laurent Cunin

Deputy-CEO & Head of the Americas


After a 26-year career in Investment Banking, around the world, Laurent has dedicated his time, from 2015, to invest in innovative startup companies, or even manage them, in Asia, in Europe and in the US (CA). Meeting with MZ Technologie in April 2021 has led him to invest a significant amount in the capital of the company and he has accepted an offer to take a now full-time Executive role in the Company, to contribute to changing the world. Laurent is based in the US on the East Coast and he graduated from the University Lumière Lyon-II (France) with a MBA in Finance.

François Barthelemy

Business Development Executive Director


François worked for 25 years on Wall Street, at French Bank Société Générale. He was at the start and developed the equity derivatives and arbitrage businesses (1992-2002). He then took charge of the equities and equity derivatives division (2003-2008) and finally of all the Markets activities (Global Markets) for the Americas (2009-2017).

Over the past 6 years, François has worked on numerous real estate projects in the United States, and with startups in several countries. He invested and joined MZ Technologie to help its global management and more particularly its development in the Americas.

François is married and father of 4 children. He is an engineer by training, graduated from the Ecole Centrale de Paris in 1990.