Julien Arnaud

Julien Arnaud

Entrepreneur. Business Developer. Opportunity Creator.

Currently employed at Aqayo, Hermes Capital, SCI Jolimon, Edgilis

Previous: NRG Engineering, Altran, Air Liquide


Previous: University Of Dubai, Grenoble Ecole De Management



    Internationally experienced business executive with over 13 years of experience in both seed-stage and growth companies. An energetic entrepreneur with a proven track record of increasing shareholder value through developing new businesses, devising strategic plans, building high performing organizations and enhancing operational efficiency in both turn-around and high-growth situations. Specialties: General management, P&L, business development, execution, talent acquisition & management, business models, strategy, negotiation, international, marketing, brand development, brand management, public relations, start-ups, government relations, consulting, board management, investing. Software, Human Resources, E-Recruitment, Cloud Computing. Asia, Middle-East, emerging markets.



At Aqayo

From January 2011 to Present
Aqayo is a software company that develops smart, social recruiting software and talent management solutions for the connected world. Co-founded the company. Helped build team, provided strategic advice, guided product strategy, led development, and sold product vision to investors. Currently...
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Angel Investor

At Hermes Capital

From January 2009 to Present
Invested in 4 companies in the past 2 years. Helped with fundraising, scaling and strategic advice.

Member, Board of Directors

At SCI Jolimon

From January 2006 to Present
Co-started a family real estate company in France which today comprises of over 15 units (both commercial and residential). - Identified potential units, selected and supervised sub-contractors for refurbishments, managed facilities for commercial units and screened tenants. - In 2008, appointed a...
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At Edgilis

From 2005 to Present
Founded & led the company until today. Built it into a USD $10 million+ award-winning consulting company, leader in its field in South East Asia, past profitability, and with all metrics accelerating. Now working to make Edgilis the world leader in Opportunity & Risk consulting. - Direct P&L...
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University Of Dubai, Dubai

Middle East Executive Management Program, University of Dubai

From March 2010 to April 2010
Management - The Middle East Executive Management Program is organised in conjunction with International Enterprise (IE) Singapore, and designed to help senior management of Singapore-based companies gain a better understanding of the Middle East business world.

Co-Founder & CFO

At NRG Engineering

From November 2005 to March 2008
Co-founded the company. Led its finance and administration department until 2010. Contributed to build it into a leading provider of safety, project management and technical services for the Oil & Gas and mining industries. Clients include industry majors such as Total, Areva, Chevron, Premier Oil...
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Senior Business Manager

At Altran

From October 2000 to November 2005
Led the creation of Altran Technologies’ first office in Asia. - Responsible for business development, marketing, talent acquisition and people management. - Actively cold called, prospected, identified client’s needs, wrote technical & commercial tenders. - Recruited and managed a team of 25+...
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Marketing Coordinator

At Air Liquide

From September 1998 to September 2000
Designed and implemented a Direct Marketing strategy, determined key targets, created promotional material and trained the sales team and the distribution network on how to leverage the new sales tools. Organized marketing events and promotions.


  • Angel Investor
  • Applicant tracking software
  • Brand development
  • Brand Management
  • Business management
  • Change management
  • Cloud Computing
  • Consultant
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Centres d'intérêt

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Asia
  • Cloud Computing
  • Cooking
  • Education
  • Nature
  • Social Recruiting
  • Technology