Yann has started his career in the USA in 1998, where he launched the North-American subsidiaries of Freelance.com.
Back in France, he became Chief Operations Officer at Hachette Livre from 2002 to 2006.
Then, he integrated Monoprix as Business Development Director in charge of M&A (including the acquisition of Naturalia) and all projects of development and expansion in France and internationally.
In 2010, he took over the management of Primavista (leader in baby and school photography) where he migrated the model from BtoC to BtoB and digital.
By the end of 2014, he joined Mobivia (Midas & Norauto) as a Deputy CEO and Executive Chairman of Via-ID (CVC of Mobivia).
He supported the shift towards smart and sustainable innovative solutions and made of Via-ID an international reference in the ecosystem, with a smart-money approach by being very hands-on with start-ups in portfolio (corporate accelerator, opening of new offices in the US and Asia, partnership with corporate and institutions, etc…).
Meanwhile, he has founded EverGreen, a sustainable development consulting firm to help companies and communities "activate sustainable change”.
In July 2020, after spending two years in Singapour for Mobivia, Yann has come back to France to launch Shift4Good!
On top of that, he is also an advisor for BMW Group, Creadev, Solar Impulse Foundation and Hera Capital.
Studies in politics, economics and entrepreneurship both at HEC (Major Entrepreneurship) and Sciences Po Paris.