Jean Belanger is a Columnist at Grit Daily. He is the CEO of Cerebri AI. After graduating (LSE), Jean joined Wood Gundy. He left finance to start a VC fund, investing in start-ups. 3 went public. After 15 years in finance, he decided to run companies rather than finance them. The first, programming tools vendor, Metrowerks CodeWarrior, built most of the software used on the Mac in the 1990s.
When Metrowerks was acquired by Motorola, Jean was named VP Biz Dev for their semiconductor business, where he invested over $450M in M&A in 14 months. After Motorola, Jean started data science supply chain software and Internet of Things pioneer, Reddwerks.