Boris Pilichowski, CFA is a French national with an engineering degree from École des Mines de Paris. He started his career in capital markets working for different investment banks (Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, Deutsche Bank) as a salesperson then a trader in the banks’ principal investment groups. Boris subsequently worked in investment funds focusing on large cap equities and macro investing. After 20 years on the “investment side” of business, Boris decided to join the “operational side” by taking-over the start-up Karhoo and becoming its co-CEO in 2017. The company was operating as a multimodal marketplace in the mobility sector. Under his leadership, the company grew significantly to reach 250 people and operate in 20 countries across Europe. The company was sold to the Renault Groupe in 2022 to become the backbone of their mobility division.
Today Boris uses his expertise as a banker, an investor and a tech entrepreneur to work with young companies and help them scale their operations and find adequate capital to fuel their development. His is always focused on helping them find the right balance between growth and sound financial planning. Boris is also an accredited executive coach which allows him to also advise managements on their development and leadership skills.