Sébastien Tondeur is Chief Executive Officer of MCI. As CEO of an international group with a gross margin of €148 million (in 2015) and with offices around the world, Sébastien is responsible for strategic planning, mergers, acquisitions and global business development in line with his vision to make MCI the preferred partner for every company, association and brand looking to unlock their potential and deliver real change.
Sébastien’s leadership of over 1,950 employees is dynamic, open-minded and characterised by a passion for entrepreneurship and new technologies, and this entrepreneurial approach was recognised in 2011 with the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year in Switzerland award.
Sébastien is a strong believer in the power of face-to-face interactions, but fully embraces the digital world and its significance in building communities. Leading MCI’s digitisation revolution, he has ensured that MCI’s clients are leaders in successfully bridging the gap between online and offline.
Considered a creative driving force in today’s meetings and events industry, Sébastien holds influential positions in many industry organisations and frequently shares his expertise as a speaker at international events. Current Immediate Past Chairman of Meeting Professionals International (MPI), Sébastien shares in its belief that event organisers play a critical role in the success of organisations.
Academically, Sébastien holds a Bachelors of Science in Business Administration and a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts.