Julien Papon

Julien Papon

International Business

Julien brings to IBU both his entrepreneurial success as founder of bicycle brand Vitess, along with consulting and business leadership roles.
Prior to Vitess, he advised clients on foreign direct Investment and international technology transfers and was vice-president at an advanced manufacturing firm with Fortune 100 clients. He has also headed manufacturing engineering for a leading automotive supplier, with clients such as BMW, Audi and Honda.
Julien has a masters in mechanical engineering, a masters in management of industrial systems from Ecole Centrale in France, and an MBA from the Schulich School of Business and Kellogg School of Management. He has taught at both the Schulich School and Yorkville University.