Julien joined Palico as CEO with the ambition for Palico to become the leading platform for institutional investors. His career matches his role at Palico, at the intersection of finance, strategy, and technology. Julien started his career in trading and equity research at Raymond James, then joined Advention, a strategy consulting firm advising PE funds and global companies. Later he joined the buy-side as an investment professional at PE, hedge funds and venture firms before shifting into operating roles across e-commerce and digital platforms. Julien has been CEO of Palico since 2018 and is responsible for the major strategic shift that ambitions to make Palico the go-to marketplace for any PE investor.

Christopher serves in the role of Head of Marketing at Palico. He is responsible for the development of Palico's brand image as well as the execution of marketing strategies and campaigns. He is passionate about the power of storytelling and has been responsible for the growth and adoption of Palico as a marketplace in the Private Equity sector. Chris also brings a multicultural background, having grown up between Colombia, Ecuador, and the United States. He also brings with him over 10 years of experience having worked in communication and marketing agencies such as Young & Rubicam and MKG. Chris arrived in France in 2018 to pursue an MBA at INSEAD in Fontainebleau. He is a symbol of collaborative, ambitious, multicultural, attitude embraced by Palico.

Jia-Wen is the latest full-stack developer to have joined the Palico team. Jia-Wen has been a developer on Hugo's team as of May 2021. She helps improve the platform's features and actively participates in the development of new tools that will allow Palico to reach its ambitious goals. Originally from Taiwan, Jia-Wen started her training as a developer 4 years ago.

Hugo joined Palico in February 2019 as Head of Tech. He is experienced as a Software Engineer notably at Sopra Group, Viavoo, and AODocs before taking the lead role in tech at Palico. Under Hugo's direction, the Tech team - central to Palico's development - has developed an innovative and functional digital tool, whose qualities are often praised by institutional investors using the platform. This team, fundamental to Palico's evolution, is constantly growing and welcoming new talent! Today, it is the biggest team in terms of employees at Palico.

Alexis is the youngest developer on the Tech team at Palico. He joined Hugo's team in September 2019 and thus has participated in the different development phases of the platform. Having pursued a computer science degree at the University of Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense and went on to obtain his Master MIAGE (Agility of Information Systems and E-Business). He is now able to code in several languages. He has benefited from working with a team that has mentored him and which has all contributed to the development of his skills. His experience at Palico has allowed him to grow and better understand full-stack platform development. A critical role within a critical team at the company.

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Palico is the tech pioneer revolutionizing PE fund transactions. The private equity market is considered one of the most resilient asset classes generating strong returns for its institutional investors. However, the way private equity transactions are made has long remained unchanged, stifled by a lack of innovation. Our digital marketplace connects investors with fund managers and buyers with sellers through a streamlined and active marketplace. In order to continue shaping the future of private equity, we are looking for additional talent.

What they are looking for

Palico embraces a culture that is young, multicultural and dynamic! Palico is looking for young talent with a passion for innovation and technology to take on the challenge of disrupting the very traditional private equity industry.

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At Palico, enjoy working with people from all around the globe in a dynamic and joyful working environment right in the center of Paris!

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