Meet the team!



Managing Director

Alexis started his career in the Technology industry in 1999 with Lucent Technology and then Thomson in Asia-Pacific. In 2007, he joined Areva T&D in Paris as Director of Strategy and Business Development where he led the acquisition of 3 companies.

He moved to Berlin in 2010 from where he launched 3 start-ups (one sold, two closed).  Alexis then joined the language learning app Babbel early 2013 to drive its growth and internationalization following its Series B financing. Under his tenure, the company massively increased its footprint and revenue grew 100% year on year. In 2016 he joined Oppex (big data and public procurement) where he led the turnaround of the company and its sale.

Since 2018 he works for Via-ID – a corporate venture fund – as Partner for Central and Northern Europe. He also founded Voice & You to help companies figuring out a way in the newly created Voice ecosystem.

Alexis is a native French speaker and speaks fluent English and German. He holds a Master of Science from ISEN and a Master of Business Administration from INSEAD.



Senior Consultant

After graduating from the Essec Business School with a Master of Science in early 2013 and doing a few internships in large corporations (Canon, PwC, GE) Jeremie decided to move to the startup world.

He worked a couple of years as a business developer for a B2B manufacturing startup before joining Babbel where he first led the Marketing Intelligence & Strategy team and later moved to the New Business team in charge of new ventures development. He notably developed and launched a tutoring platform (Babbel Live). In 2017 he joined Delivery Hero Germany (Lieferheld & Brands) to lead the Corporate Development Team as well as the Controlling team.


With this strong hands-on experience in business development, strategy & venture development he has been working as an independent consultant since mid-2018. His clients and projects include Ubeeqo (Europcar), Ryte, Ubigo, Babbel, Rover, etc. He focuses on Strategic and Business Development projects (Expansion, new product development, and launch and financing) and he advises businesses looking to harness the power of the voice economy.

Jeremie is a native French speaker and speaks English fluently.



Marketing Specialist

Sophie is a champion in user acquisition and monetization. A marketing specialist with 5 years experience across a multitude of channels such as Google, Facebook, Instagram, TV, Radio, Out of Home,…etc, she has helped a dozen companies grow their businesses either online or in the App or Play store.

Be it Owned, Paid or Earned Media, she will help your Alexa Skills gain more visibility, attract and retain more users to ultimately monetize better.

A native German speaker, Sophie speaks English and French fluently.

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