Prior to co-founding Tekton, Vincent was managing partner of Partech International, one of the largest US-European venture capital firms with offices in San Francisco, Paris, and Berlin. He is now a Partner Emeritus of the firm. He has 30 years of successful investment experience in several generations of information technologies, and served on the Board of several major enterprise software companies, including Business Objects (NASD: BOBJ), Informatica (NASD: INFA), Inquira (acquired by Oracle, ORCL) and Touch Commerce (acquired by Nuance, NUAN). Prior to Partech, Vincent has worked in the investment arm of Banque Paribas. He started his career in the French public sector, including the Ministry of Industry’s agency for technology innovation.
Vincent is active in various philanthropic and cultural projects, and President of a contemporary art foundation.
He holds an MS degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and graduated from French Ecole Polytechnique.