Nicolas is the Executive Director & Board Member of Berytech Technological Pole, a Business Innovation & Incubation Center in Lebanon. He joined Berytech since its inception in 2002, counseling and mentoring Lebanese entrepreneurs in their startup ventures. He is also senior strategy & technical advisor to Berytech Fund, a seed/VC-fund investing in Lebanese technology start-ups.
Nicolas is also Associate Professor at the Saint-Joseph University (USJ) in Beirut where he lectures computer networking and entrepreneurship courses to undergraduates and graduates students at the Faculty of Engineering (ESIB). He is also in charge of the Masters Program “Telecommunications Networks” between USJ and Lebanese University.
Nicolas sits on the Board of Directors of EBN as Representative of BICs from non-EU countries - Berytech - Lebanon, and is a certified Business Incubation Trainer from InfoDev (WorldBank) and an accredited EU-BIC (Business Innovation Center) auditor. He is also Board Member of ISOC-Lebanon Chapter, and the spokesperson of Beirut Internet Exchange.
Nicolas has a Telecommunications Engineering degree from USJ, and a PhD in Networking Systems from Université Pierre et Marie Curie in Paris. He is also an EDP graduate from INSEAD, France.