Managing Director at the Solon Paris office.
Business planning, valuation, due diligence, post-merger integration / 100-day plan in telecommunications (mobile, cable), media (online advertising, TV broadcasting), and technology (conditional access/STB, DTT/mobile towers). Since re-joining Solon after his MBA, Francois-Nicolas Kielwasser increased his focus on telecommunications (mobile, xDSL, cable, fiber) and technology (in particular Data Center, Cloud & Hosting, tower infrastructure) including strategy development and transaction support.
Francois-Nicolas Kielwasser joined Solon in 2008 in Munich. He studied Electrical and Computer Engineering at Supélec (Ecole Supérieure d’Electricité) in France and at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, GA, USA. Between 2012 and 2014, he pursued an MBA at the Columbia Business School (Columbia University, New York, NY, USA) where he graduated with Dean’s Honors before re-joining Solon in London. Francois-Nicolas Kielwasser has further experience in Investment Banking (Goldman Sachs Intl, London) and Venture Capital (Parkview Ventures, New York).