Pascal Cagni is General Partner at IDiPC LLP, as well as a Supervisory Board Member for Vivendi and a Non-Executive Director at Kingfisher. With IDiPC, he invests in start-ups and contributes to their roadmap development and international rollout.
In 2000, Steve Jobs appointed Pascal as General Manager, Vice President of Apple, Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). During his time at Apple, revenue grew from 1 to nearly 40 billion dollars. Pascal has played a vital role in Europe’s Digital Revolution thanks to the accelerated deployment of innovative and ground-breaking products and services such as the iPod (2001), iTunes Store (2003), iPhone (2007), the App Store (2008) and iPad (2010).
Previously, Pascal Cagni worked at Packard Bell Europe and played a critical role in establishing new R&D, manufacturing facilities and operations, allowing Packard Bell to become the leader in the European Home Computer market. For the 8 previous years, Pascal Cagni held several management positions with Software Publishing Corp. (SPC), Compaq France and as a consultant at Booz, Allen & Hamilton.
He obtained an MA in Political Sciences from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques in Paris, an MBA from HEC Paris and graduated from the Executive Program (EPGC) at Stanford University, CA, USA. He is Knight of the French Order of Merit. Within the computer industry and the digital economy, Pascal discovered a stimulating challenge and a real passion for education and entrepreneurship.