Guillaume De Smedt

Cape Town, South Africa

Global Community Director - Startup Grind
Guillaume's Skills
Business Development
Open to networking with people holding these skills
Product Management

Age Group


About Guillaume

Guillaume de Smedt is the Global Community Director for Silicon Valley based Startup Grind. He manages the community team and overseas 200 international chapters.

He has also on the Silicon Cape board, where he is now the chairman of the Community Council. Although this doesn’t really make use of his electronic engineering background, he loves what he does.


I choose a lazy person to do a hard job. Because a lazy person will find an easy way to do it. - Bill Gates

Work Experience

Community Chairman

The Silicon Cape Initiative

March 2015 - December 2016

o help startups with resources, and networking opportunities in Cape Town and position Cape Town as the tech center for Africa.

Global Community Director

Startup Grind

June 2015 - Today

I oversee the global community of Startup Grind


Electronic Engineering


2012 - 2014