We are delighted to announce the Bernard Liautaud has become the first Managing Partner of Balderton Capital.
Bernard joined the firm in June 2008, and has since played a pivotal role. As Managing Partner, Bernard will take a lead on the operational and management aspects of the firm, while continuing to invest across the European early-stage technology sector.
Prior to becoming a General Partner at Balderton Capital, Bernard founded Business Objects in 1990. He remained CEO for fifteen years, and was then Chairman until SAP’s $6.8bn acquisition of the company in 2008. In 1994, Liautaud became the first European entrepreneur to take a software company public on the NASDAQ.