Jean-François Quentin became Chief Executive Officer of the easyFairs Group in January 2010. A founding member of the easyFairs management team, Quentin has served easyFairs as Chief Operating Officer since he joined the company in March 2004.
Under Quentin’s guidance easyFairs has established itself as the European leader in time & cost-effective trade shows, with a portfolio of 80 exhibitions under his management, and a mission to make it easier for professional communities to do business face-to-face.
Before joining easyFairs, Quentin was CEO of iomedio.com and founder of MobileWay Inc. (now Sybase 365).
Quentin spent eight years at De La Rue plc where he held senior positions in international finance and business development, serving in France, the USA and Asia, latterly as Finance Director of the Smart Card division.
He started his career as acquisition manager in the Blenheim Group, a leading trade show organiser that was subsequently bought by Reed Elsevier.
Quentin holds an MBA from the University of San Francisco.