Béatrice de Clermont Tonnerre is General Manager of Public Sector at Microsoft France Previously, from 2019 to 2022, she was a member of the Executive Committee and Chief Revenue Officer at the artificial intelligence company Kayrros, which focuses on energy markets. Until September 2019 she served as Director of AI Partnerships at Google. She is based at the AI Research Center in Paris she oversaw and engages with large clients on Machine Learning solutions. From 2013 to 2018 she was Southern Europe Director for monetisation at GOOGLE, covering France, Spain and Italy. She was previously Senior VP Business Development at LAGARDERE leading mergers and acquisitions in pay TV, book and magazine publishing, sports rights and digital media; after working for the CANAL PLUS Group from 2001 to 2005 as Head of Interactive Television and Co-Head of Programming.
Mrs. de Clermont Tonnerre started her career as a radio journalist for two years and she entered the business world as a strategy analyst at MATRA working on the space industry and defense electronics. She participated, in 1995-1999 as a junior member of the team to the build-up that led to the creation of EADS Group (now AIRBUS Group).
Béatrice de Clermont Tonnerre graduated from IEP Paris (BA in Political Sciences and Economy) and obtained her MBA degree from ESSEC (École Supérieure des Sciences Economiques et Commerciales).
Béatrice de Clermont Tonnerre also served on the Board of Société Européenne de Satellites (Luxembourg) and as deputy chairperson of the Board of HURRIYET, the leading newspaper in Turkey to be publicly listed.
She currently serves as deputy chairperson of the Board at KLEPIERRE, a European specialist in Shopping Centers, listed on the Paris Stock Exchange, and sits on the Board of MyMoneyBank. She’s also a Board Observer of KAYRROS (a pioneering technology company in the quantification of climate change). She has been bestowed with the distinction of Chevalier in France’s Ordre national du Mérite (National Order of Merit)
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Clermont Tonnerre is General Manager of Public Sector at Microsoft France