Frederic is a principal with Octopus Ventures. He focuses on investment opportunities in internet, mobile and telecommunications in Europe. Prior to joining Octopus, Frederick was principal with Vodafone Ventures and before that Frederic worked in merger and acquisition for Vodafone Internet Services and in corporate strategy for Sony Ericsson. Previously, he worked for and founded start-ups in the mobile and internet space, holding various operational roles on the technical side. Frederic holds an MBA from INSEAD and an MSc in Industrial Engineering from the Ecole des Mines de Nancy.