Arnaud is currently the project lead for the Urban Tech Hub at the Jacobs Technion-Cornell Institute in New York City. He is also a venture partner at EXOR Seeds, a venture capital fund affiliated with Exor (which holds majors stakes in Fiat Chrysler, Ferrari, Juventus, PartnerRE).
Previously, he was the director of the Foundry@Cornell Tech, an in-house team of designers, product managers and software engineers who collaborate with faculty to design, create and build usable tools, platforms, and products.
Before joining Cornell Tech, Arnaud served as Chief Technology Officer for the NYU Governance Lab where he focused on civic innovation and open data; he spent eight years as a product manager for Google (speech, Google maps) and Google.org; and he worked for five years at Bell Labs research as a Member of Technical Staff.
Arnaud holds a PhD in Computer Science from University of Pennsylvania, a MSc in civil engineering from Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées and a BSc from Ecole Polytechnique in France.