Mission French Tech
Kat Borlongan is a specialist in open innovation and the international digital ecosystem. She is the director of the French Tech mission, a government-backed movement bolstering France as one of the best countries in the world to start and scale global tech champions. Beginning her career at Reporters Without Borders and the UN, she co-founded Five by Five in 2013. She also worked with many startups, including as a Techstars Paris and mentor in Google, Numa and Startup Bootcamp accelerators. In May 2018, she was appointed director of the French Tech mission, a public action that support the ecosystem of French startups, within the Ministry for the Economy and Finances of France.