Board of Directors

Pierre Barouch

Is one of the founders of MORGAN Paris Ready-to-Wear cie, where he manages more than 2,000 people working for MORGAN manufacturing.

Michael Berreby

Has 15 years experience at Exane (Geneva) as a Managing Director of derivative financial products

José Boublil

Has an MBA in Marketing Management from ESSEC (Paris) and is a CPA. He is the founder of ACT, a leader in the French auditing market for the hi-tech industry. José joined Deloitte France with his team, as a partner in 2000. He is an investor in 12 startups: eight of which have been listed after four to six years, including and

Igor Schlumberger

Founded, a leading French e-commerce site. He is well connected in the international ecommerce market. Igor is a Treepodia investor and board member.


Shmuel Gniwisch

Is CEO of and, both top 100 online retailers in the US. He is one of the most networked and skilled executives in the ecommerce industry. Shmuel is a Treepodia investor, board member and senior consultant.

Florence Ribes

is a Managing Partner at Iris Financing, a corporate finance firm specializing in mergers & acquisitions and fundraising for innovative companies in high-growth sectors. Prior to this she served as Director at Spef Technology (IPO department), and CFO at Infonie ( French ISP). In addition to serving on the Treepodia board, Florence is also Vice President of IE-Club, Vice President of Reseau Entreprendre Paris, and a member of the board of the World Investment Conference (WIC).