Journalist specialised in the funding of innovation and SMEs, Jean Rognetta regularly collaborates since 2000 with Les Echos and Capital Finance, the group’s newsletter specialist in private equity and venture capital.
Privileged observer of the development of ICT and of venture capitalsince 1997, he was successively in charge of the @Jour’s newsletters (Group Tests/Vivendi), of the Silicon.fr news feed, and of the CyberPouvoirs confidential letter.
In September 2012, Fayard published La République des réseaux (‘the network society’), a plea to enjoin elites and the French public opinion to embrace the digital revolution.
Since 2010, he is chairman of PME Finance, which unites about 250 entrepreneurs, investors and corporate finance professionals, around an observatory, a forum for sharing good practices and a laboratory of pragmatic ideas to develop SMEs.
With dual nationality French and Italian, economist by training, Jean Rognetta was consultant in editorial marketing for several European publishers. Then, he specialised in multimedia publishing and he reinvented himself as a journalist.