Ace Management becomes Ace Capital Partners

François Lavaste

Venture & Growth

François Lavaste joined Ace Capital Partners in 2019.

François headed up the company Netasq (sold to Airbus) and worked in the US for various Silicon Valley companies (e.g. Brightmail, anti-spam filtering, bought by Symantec in 2004).

Francois joined from Airbus, where he’d held various roles based around cybersecurity, including CEO of Airbus Cybersecurity, Stormshield founder and Head of Digital Security for Airbus Defence and Space.

Francois sits on the firm’s Portfolio & Investment Committee.

  • MBA from Harvard Business School
  • ESCP Business School
  • EclecticIQ
  • Tehtris
  • Knight (Chevalier) of the National Order of Merit
Team: Investment group
Office: Paris
Sector: Technology