We are an AI-Blockchain preventative digital healthcare Platform company on a mission to help empower the silver generation to Live Longer, Healthier and Happier, at home, and bring greater Peace of Mind to their families.


Charles Bark
Founder & CEO
Charles is a serial entrepreneur, in January 2018 he was named by French President Emmanuel Macron as one of the top 3 French entrepreneurs in AI in China. He has invested over 5 years in R&D in IoT Robotics for HiNounou, for which he holds 5 patents. He is currently a PHD candidate in AI Robotics for Elderly Predictive Care and has published a research paper on fall prevention for elders. Charles hails from University of Oxford, UTC, HEC Paris and has worked in France, South Korea, Africa and China.
Partner, Chief Commercial Officer
Jin is a Partner of HiNounou and in charge of Business Development & Commercial Strategy. He was the Business Development Director of Wabi Project and former Strategy Consultant of McKinsey & Company. Jin has worked in China and cross Europe with 10+ years of experience in international business development, sales and project management including leading 40+ multinational team members to define and execute business strategy. Jin obtained bachelor degree from Tongji University and MBA degree from Oxford University, and currently serves as Secretary General of Oxford and Cambridge Society Shanghai.
Jackie Xu
Chief Operation Officer
Jackie has over 15 years of experience in leadership position in communication and digital technology industry, including CEO for Mullenlowe Profero China under IPG group, and Edelman Shanghai MD; extensive experience in working with global brands like Apple, Unilever, Dyson, DFS, Unionpay, PwC, 3M and more. Jackie holds a Bachelor and a MBA degree
Eddie Xu
Partner, CTO
Eddie has over 15 years experience in IT, R&D and project management in France and China. Having earned his Masters from UTC, Paris. He previously worked at the start-up ChinPass with Charles Bark in France’s CNRS where they won the National Innovation Award in 2004-2005. He was previously CTO of China’s no.1 B2B platform for travel. As CTO, Eddie’s work focuses on app development, blockchain server infrastructure and smart contract coding.
Lily You
Chief Wellness Officer
Lily, HiNounou’s Chief Wellness Officer, is a trained nurse and provides critical expertise on coaching Seniors on their health status and helping them develop healthy lifestyle habits and positive behaviours. She has previously worked as an Emergency Nurse and Operating Room Nurse at Shanghai’s premier international hospital, Shanghai United Family Hospital.
Mark Gao
iOS Developer
Passionate about programming, Mark has over 3 years’ experience as an iOS developer. A meticulous programmer, he strives for perfection in his techniques. Previously, Mark has worked as the key developer for the game Galaxyzega and Zega Code. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Internet Engineering from Zhengzhou University of Light Industry.
Danying (Helene) Zhu
Sales & Marketing Developer
Danying manages HiNounou’s communication and marketing via social media, public relations and events. She studied French and journalism in Shanghai International Studies University, as well as University of Lyon 2. She has had diverse experiences in national media, PR agency and government. She speaks fluent Chinese, French and English and is commitee member of La French Tech Shanghai.
Li shuo yu
Android Developer
Shuoyu has significant experience in Android and Blockchain coding development. Having launched APPs that possess a large community of users, he is very familiar with the APP launch procedure and IT project management. Shuoyu holds a bachelor in mechanical engineering.
Vivian Chen
Business Analyst
As Business Analyst, Vivian’s focus is the research and analysis of the Chinese senior care industry, the market, competitors and their solutions. She is currently studying French in Shanghai International Studies University. Passionate about innovation, she participates in several creativity and entrepreneurship projects, where she strives for creativity and entrepreneurial roles.
Erwan Chatelet
Digital Communication Developer
Erwan is the anti-covid project manager. He is in charge of business developement operations. He also works as consultant on HiNounou's digital communication.Though his webmarketing agency experience, he has an expertise of SEO & SEA as well. Erwan is passionate about Chinese culture and the innovation boom in China.
Allan Grosdemange
Social Media Operator
Allan is in charge of content creation on HiNounou's social media. He has a background in Public Relations and Internal Communication in MNCs and the sport industry. Allan has studied in the United Kingdom, France and Japan and now is living in Shanghai.
Alexia Levier
Digital Communication Developer
Alexia manages HiNounou's communication and marketing. She worked before in event planning and social media marketing for a French 5-star hotel in London. She has experience in events, PR, marketing and digital, and speaks fluent French and English.


Frank Desvignes
Founder & CEO AXA Lab Asia
Frank is a leader in Fintech and Insurtech, with, over 20 years of experience. He is the founder of AXA Labs Asia, who’s aim is to connect the Asian ecosystem of start-ups and Tech players to the insurance world in order to design innovative business models. As a former Internet entrepreneur, he has accomplished a couple of Angel Investments.
Alexander Busarov
Co-Founder Walimai
Alex is Co-Founder of Walimai and WaBi, aiming to solve problems of counterfeiting and food safety in China, using the latest in anti-counterfeiting technology and a revolutionary blockchain based loyalty program. He has extensive strategic experience from working at McKinsey & Co. in both Europe and Asia. Alex aims to be a game changer in the IoT, protection and blockchain. He earned his degree from the London School of Economics.
Yaroslav Belinksky
Co-Founder Walimai
Yaroslav co-founded Walimai and Wabi with the aim to solve the problem of counterfeiting and food safety in China, using a state of the art protection solution and a blockchain powered behavioural technology. Yaroslav was a consultant at Bain & Co. specialising in consumer goods, transportation and financial services and helped in the structuring and running the US - China Energy Cooperation Program. He earned his degrees from the University of Oxford and LSE.
Quentin Montardy
Researcher at BCBDI (CAS)
Quentin is researcher in Neuroscience at the Brain Cognition and Brain Disease Institute (Shenzhen, China), a research institute co-directed by the Chinese Academy of Science (CAS) and the MIT. His work focuses on the brain controls of emotions, including how our emotions can influence our most intimate perceptions and most basic motor skills. He did a Neuroscience PhD in CNRS (France) before joining the Chinese Academy of Science in 2014. In parallel, Quentin also works in developing Sino-European collaboration at both industrial and scientific levels, in particular with CNRS.
Gaetan Messin
Scientific Attaché for the French Consulate in Shanghai
Gaétan runs the R&D Club of the French Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai and is involved in Corporate Innovation and Artificial Intelligence workgroups of La FrenchTech. Graduated from Institut d’Optique, he holds a masters in Marketing from HEC Paris, and a PhD in Physics from University Paris 6, he did a Post-Doc in ENS Paris and another one in MIT before becoming a professor at Institut d’Optique on Paris-Saclay Campus, teaching and driving research in quantum physics. He chairs the ParisTech China jury and headed a Sino-French network of 20 research labs in quantum physics.
Philippe Torres
Deputy CEO at L’Atelier BNP Paribas
Philippe started his career as a software developer over 25 years ago. He worked with the first generation of AI algorithms and experimented on the technical foundations of the internet of things. Today, his research work is dedicated to find efficient and sustainable ways of accelerating innovation in human organizations.
Théodore Zeldin
President Oxford Muse Foundation
Theodore is an Oxford scholar, inspirational thinker and is the founder of Oxford Muse. He has been Dean of St Antony’s, now Associate Fellow of Green-Templeton College Oxford and appointed as Professor Honoris Causa at HEC Paris. He has mentored Charles Bark since 2003, who was his student at Oxford Templeton College.
Anne Quenedey
Partner at Baker McKenzie China
Anne is a partner at the multinational law firm Baker McKenzie. Anne assists major French and foreign groups in defining their legal and tax strategy, their M&A and restructuring operations with an expertise on China market. Anne is a lawyer at the Paris Court since 1995
Laetitia Daufenbach
Group Senior Vice President Global Seniors, Sodexo
As a member of Sodexo’s Seniors (Elderly, Disabled and Rehab sectors) Global Executive Committee, she helps Sodexo serve seniors in 24 countries around the world. This gives her knowledge and experience of the aging care field. She works to improve and find the best practices in aged care in order to enhance the quality of life of seniors worldwide.



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