Meet Our Founder: Perrine Farque

Perrine spent 10 years working with Technology organisations including Facebook, PagerDuty, Pivotal and Nlyte Software. As a women and working mother in Tech, she experienced first-hand the lack of diversity and inclusion in Technology. Read an article on Perrine here.

 

Perrine is passionate about building diverse, inclusive and equitable workplaces in Technology companies to drive employee engagement, retention, productivity, profitability, innovation and growth. 

Perrine believes that the world needs more inclusive cultures, especially in Technology and IT, to build new technologies and softwares that reflect the diversity of humanity.

 

 

Described as "a force of nature" and "a fearless storyteller with radical vulnerability and authenticity", Perrine excels at inspiring audiences to challenge themselves; Perrine is very proficient in motivating groups of people to take action, as well as in energising teams who may be stuck in a mindset and need a boost to see results; her interactive and inspirational approach, combined with her friendly and sociable nature allows her to demonstrate high levels of energy and to ensure a fast-friendly pace for those around her. Very articulate and active in communication naturally, she is a naturally outstanding  speaker. 

Biography

Perrine is a Diversity, Inclusion & Equity Advocate in Tech and an Award-Winning Tech Marketing Leader who drove the strategy for Tech companies including Facebook, PagerDuty, Pivotal and AvePoint for over a decade. During her Tech career, Perrine has gained experience speaking at industry events including Women in Leadership events in London. Perrine has also extensive experience speaking at internal corporate events including the PagerDuty Leadership Summit in California, PagerDuty events in Paris, London, Berlin, Amsterdam as well as hosting customer panels and webinars. Perrine has an extensive track-record of motivating and inspiring teams and creating a truly diverse company culture within Tech companies. At PagerDuty, Perrine successfully helped bring the company from a private start-up into a public company within the first year of employment, established the marketing function in EMEA and got promoted within the first year; Perrine was also unanimously voted best sales contributor in the company and offered an award at the Sales Achiever’s Club and successfully generated 40 new EMEA customer references in 18 months; Perrine also launched multiple websites in local languages during her career. Perrine drove the marketing strategy at Facebook in EMEA for the developer community in 2014; on a personal note, Perrine is a busy mum of 2 young children, she is married to an Italian entrepreneur, is a fitness enthusiast and lives in London. Originally from France, Perrine successfully relocated to London in 2009 where she earned the British citizenship in 2017. Perrine speaks fluently French and Italian as well as English. Perrine earned a law degree at UPMF in France, in 2006. 

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