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Patrick Hoffstetter

Co-founder of Connection Leadership

Patrick, an HEC graduate, began his career in New York, working for Rail Europe Group, a subsidiary of SNCF. He returned to Europe to take on the role of Director of Development at Eurostar, before becoming Director of International Strategy for SNCF.

In 2000, Patrick entered the world of high-tech, joining SFR as Marketing Director. He later joined Yahoo Europe, where he was responsible for Products and Services from 2005 to 2007. Patrick then served as CEO France and Vice President Europe of

He joined Renault in 2011 as the first Chief Digital Officer and founded the “eG10” (club of CDOs of the CAC40). In late 2016, he became a Senior Advisor at Bain&Company and VivaTechnology, and simultaneously created his startup mentoring structure.

Two years later, in early 2019, he partnered with Betsy Parayil, an expert in training and coaching, to co-found the consultancy firm Connection Leadership.