Name: Daphnee Lucenet
Current Location: Palo Alto
Education: Master in IT engineering – Master in Business Specialized in Finance
Daphnee is half French, half Cambodian.
After experiences in various industries as an engineer (pharmaceutical research, energy, complex IT systems for TV broadcasting), Daphnee completed her background with a Master in International Business. She worked and studied in France, Canada, USA, Switzerland, England, Italy, Cambodia and China.
She specialized in Finance and worked in consulting and banking as a financial analyst in the context of large M&A transactions for large caps and mid caps in the Financial Advisory department. Prior to moving to the Silicon Valley, she also worked at Ernst&Young on company Valuation and Business Modeling, building financial models for high stake decision making.
She now lives in the Silicon Valley and works as an engineer for a Tech hardware company called Springcard, supporting customers as a Field Application Engineer while developing business and operations of her company for Americas.
Besides, she is working on on launching a Tech Service company to build relationships between the Silicon Valley and the Tech and Startup scene in Cambodia.
Also, she has been working for years in the entertainment industry as a model and as an actress and is managed by Phatry Derek Pan (founder and CEO at Khmerican).
She is the founder of Khmer Vibration (French NGO, loi 1901) and an Ambassador for Global Children Cambodia (NGO based in NYC) for which she is launching the California chapter. She recently joinded the Board of Directors of Cambodians in Tech as she wants to bring Cambodia to the Tech scene in the Silicon Valley and is working on building Tech education programs for Cambodia.