Olivier Huez


Red River West

Olivier is a partner at Venture Capital fund Red River West, which invests in the best European companies to support their commercial expansion to the US. 
In particular, Red River West recently led the 40m Series A round in Space tech “The exploration company”. 
Olivier has worked in technology for 20 years. He started his career at Orange Labs where he worked on mobile services based on Location technologies and was involved in the specifications for Galileo. 
‍He went on to be a B2B product manager in the US and subsequently joined the Merger and Acquisition team at Orange in London where he was involved in many Telecom and Digital media acquisitions across Europe, Africa and the Middle-East. He was then CFO and COO of two British Startups in the fields of Digital payment and Digital advertising. 
‍In 2014, Olivier co-founded C4 Ventures and established one of the most recognized European Venture Capital investor in their chosen sectors.  
‍‍Olivier holds French and British citizenship, he graduated from Ecole Polytechnique and Telecom Paris-Tech. He is also a British Chartered Accountant (CIMA). 

Aerospace 2050

16 November 2023 | 13:55 - 14:25 | Panel : Sustaining the Final Frontier: A Dive into Space Sustainability and Resource Utilization

Join us for a captivating panel discussion exploring the intersection of space exploration and sustainability. Our panelists will delve into the potential of space resources and mining as a means to alleviate the strain on Earth's resources. We'll explore the concept of harnessing solar energy in orbit, unlocking consistent energy production that could revolutionize our global energy landscape. The debate will also touch on the environmental impact of space missions, discussing the implications of rocket launches and the ongoing efforts to mitigate their effects. This session invites attendees to engage in a forward-thinking dialogue on how space exploration could play a pivotal role in our sustainable future, providing a unique blend of investment, environmental, and ethical considerations.​

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