African Leadership University


Jean Sigrist

A trailblazing executive who has made his mark in the world of finance and technology, Jean Sigrist. With a keen eye for innovation and a passion for empowering others, Jean has established himself as a true leader in his field.

A founding partner at Yellow Ventures and Chairman of the board of directors at Inmetrics, Jean has played a pivotal role in shaping the direction of some of Brazil’s most successful companies. His expertise in Portfolio Management, Financial Risk, Business Planning, Innovation Management, and Corporate Finance has helped him to navigate the complexities of the financial world with ease.

Beyond his professional accomplishments, Jean is also a dedicated philanthropist with a heart for supporting Brazilian art and culture. He is the Director of an Art Museum, and his generous contributions have helped to promote the arts and preserve Brazil’s rich cultural heritage for future generations.

Jean’s impressive career began with the launch of one of Brazil’s first online brokerages, a bold move that showcased his innovative spirit and foresight. Later, he founded Neon, which has become one of 25 Latin American Unicorn Companies. His unwavering commitment to excellence and his ability to spot emerging trends have helped him to stay ahead of the curve in an ever-changing industry.


A graduate of INSEAD, Jean has always been driven to succeed. His passion for business and his unwavering dedication to his work have earned him a reputation as a respected leader and a true inspiration to others. Whether he’s spearheading a new project, supporting the arts, or mentoring young entrepreneurs, Jean brings his unique blend of creativity, strategic thinking, and passion to everything he does.

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