Chief Impact Officer, Contentsquare
Kat Borlongan joined Contentsquare as Chief Impact Officer. She served under the Macron administration for over three years as Director of La French Tech, a government-led mission built to bolster France’s startup ecosystem. During her tenure, they created the world's most open tech visa, the French Tech Next40/120 program, a €25M meta-accelerator for underprivileged founders, and supported thousands of startups at the onset of the Covid crisis. She is also co-founder of the open innovation agency Five by Five (acquired by Cap Gemini). Older hats include Director of the Open Data Institute Paris, Techstars Entrepreneur-in-residence and Managing director of Reporters Without Borders Canada. She lives in Paris, but (proudly) hails from Manila.