Laurent Ohana is the principal organizer of the NetForum. He is the Managing Partner of Parkview TMB, an investment banking firm focused on the Digital Economy, Senior Advisor to Ohana & Co, a global boutique investment banking firm, and the Chairman of Reachable, Inc., a SaaS company in the Relationship Analytics business.
Laurent is a 20+ year veteran of the Internet Industry with many industry firsts to his credit. Over his career, Laurent has started a number of highly innovative web companies, raised several ventures funds, advised Founders, Boards and Investors on M&A and fund raising and formed partnerships between corporate investors and innovative startups. Laurent joined Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson, a Wall Street law firm, in 1987 after getting a law degree from NYU and his BA in Economics from UC Berkeley, and specialized in mergers and acquisitions. In 1994, he pivoted to the nascent web industry.
Laurent maintains relationships with a broad network of Venture Capital firms, Private Equity firms, Family Offices and Strategic buyers/investors across the world.