Yann Coatanlem is President of Club Praxis, a French Think Tank based in New York that promotes Open Government, Collective Intelligence and Collective Decision. He is also a Managing Director at Citigroup in charge of the development of Quantitative and Econometric Models. A graduate from HEC and ENSIMAG, Yann has contributed to many reports, papers and op-eds in Finance and Economics, and is the author
of Le Gouvernment des Citoyens, published by PUF (2017) and awarded the Special Prize of the French Académie des sciences morales et politiques.
He is Chevalier in L’Ordre National du Mérite, Foreign Trade Advisor to the French Government in the US, and is the 2018 Laureate of the Gold Medal of La Renaissance Française. Very involved in Education projects, he is the Chairman of the Maison Française of New York University and President of the American Foundation for the Paris School of Economics.