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André Loesekrug-Pietri

Chairman, Joint European Disruptive Initiative (JEDI), the European ARPA

André Loesekrug-Pietri has held leadership positions in private equity, government, industry and as an entrepreneur. He is a former assistant to the CEO of Aerospatiale-Airbus, chairman of a Capital Fund, and special advisor to the French Minister of Defence. Currently André Loesekrug-Pietri serves as the chairman of the Joint European Disruptive Initiative. He launched the first Darpa-type Grand Challenge from Europe in 2020. He is a member of the Innovation Board of the Munich Security Conference and has been named Young Leader by the World Economic Forum. Loesekrug-Pietri attended Sup-Aero aerospace engineering school, is a private pilot, and a Colonel with the French Air Force People’s Reserve.
Updated: August 31, 2021