Butterfly Network CEO Laurent Faracci shares his experience leading a company through the Coronavirus outbreak, while producing lifesaving technology to battle the crisis. Laurent joined Butterfly as the Coronavirus spread to a global pandemic level, but he isn’t slowing down. Under his leadership, Butterfly continues to grow as their cutting-edge ultrasound technology proves itself a leading advancement in the fight against the Coronavirus in a time where leadership and innovation are essential to the future of healthcare.
Laurent Faracci is the CEO of Butterfly Network, the company behind the world’s first handheld, single-probe whole body ultrasound system, Butterfly iQ. Before joining the company in April 2020, Laurent spent over 20 years with Reckitt Benckiser (RB), a global leader in consumer hygiene, health, and nutrition. As Executive Vice President at RB, he was instrumental in scaling the company’s consumer health business around the world. Laurent is passionate about the identification, mentoring, and development of a diverse pool of talents, ready to disrupt today and build tomorrow in a more inclusive manner. He has dedicated his career to-date to driving the future of the self-care. Laurent has been a Permanent Member of the Facebook Global Client Council, a Board Member of Global Self Care Federation. He was named the AdAge Media Maven in 2013. Laurent graduated from EDHEC Business School in France with a Master in Business Administration and Management and from Universidad Pontificia Comillas in Madrid. Laurent originally from France, spent most of his career in London and New York, where he lives now.
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