David holds an engineering and corporate strategy degree from Ecole Polytechnique, the leading university for science in France. He completed his education with a Master Degree from the University of Cambridge in Industrial Systems, Manufacture and Management. David has experience in the French Air Force and has been working at Swiss Space Systems, a New Space start-up which designed a suborbital launcher for small satellites. He had an engineering role in the Propulsion department. He then worked in a Corporate Venture Capital (ENGIE New Ventures). David founded Exotrail in 2015. The company has the mission to provide agility to space, with miniaturized electric propulsion systems and mission design & operation solutions for small satellites. Exotrail now employs more than 20 people in Paris region and in Toulouse and has raised more than 6M€ to date. David is President & CEO of Exotrail and leads Exotrail’s vision and global execution.