Antoine Blondeau is co-founder and chairman of Sentient. A seasoned entrepreneur and investor, Antoine has 25 years of experience in the technology industry, having held senior leadership positions at Good Technology, Salesforce.com and Sybase.
Antoine’s career highlights include leading Dejima as CEO, the company that powered DARPA’s foundational CALO project that later evolved into Apple’s Siri. Antoine was also chief operating officer of Zi Corporation, whose smart text input software was embedded in hundreds of millions of devices.
Antoine is an investor, board member and advisor in a number of companies in California, New York, Greater China and Japan, and is the author or co-author of 5 patents. Antoine holds a MBA from the Paris Graduate School of Management (ESCP) and has studied at the faculties of Economics and Commerce of Chuo University in Tokyo.