Board of Directors
Benjamin Vedrenne-Cloquet has served as EdtechX’s Chief Executive Officer since formation and, since 2013, as Operating Partner at IBIS Capital Limited, a London based investment bank focused on the education and edtech industries. He co-founded education technology conference series EdTechX (Europe, Asia, Africa) with Charles McIntyre in 2013. Mr. Vedrenne-Cloquet is Chair of the London Edtech Week and Asia Edtech Week, and serves as an advisory board member for SXSW EDU. Mr. Vedrenne-Cloquet has over 20 years of operational, investment and advisory experience in the media, advertising and education industries, with a focus on digital transition and international expansion. From 2008 to 2012, he served as EMEA Head of Corporate Development, Strategy and New Ventures for Time Warner. Prior to that, he held various senior executive positions at international media groups Omnicon, Modern Times Group and Lagardere. Mr. Vedrenne-Cloquet is the Chair of Trustee of the Board of CFBL, an international French Bilingual School in London where he is member of the Technology, Finance and Special Needs committees.
Benjamin is also Non Executive Director at SkiBro Technologies Limited (UK, France), a winter sport technology company. He graduated summa cum laude from Babson College (USA), holds a master’s degree from ESCP Europe (France) and an executive education certificate from London Business School (UK).