Souad Tenfiche-Ancelle

CEO India, NUMA Bengaluru


Souad Tenfiche brings over 16 years of industry experience in the energy sector and in the areas of project management, technical consulting and corporate and institutional client relationship management.
In 2012, Souad started Cobalt BLR, a collaborative workspace, the first of its kind in South India.
In 2015, Souad initiated a joint-venture of Cobalt and NUMA Paris, the 1st French Digital Startup Accelerator to create NUMA Bengaluru.

After heading the Acceleration program of NUMA Bengaluru, Souad is today the CEO of NUMA Bengaluru.

Souad is also a mentor for startups and a public speaker in the Indian startup ecosystem. Her experience with both startups and corporate structures allowed her to develop real expertise in how to support corporates in their digital transformation.

Souad is a Conseiller du Commerce Extérieur, a trade advisor for the French government and the co-president of La French Tech in India.