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Emmanuel Schalit



Emmanuel Schalit is a Franco- American Entrepreneur, CEO, Board Director, and Angel Investor. He is the CEO of AYRO. AYRO, leader in maritime transport decarbonation, is a French industrial start-up that designs, manufactures and markets OceanWings®, rigid wings designed for installation on cargo ships and yachts, helping to reduce CO2 emissions by cutting fossil fuel consumption. Prior to his appointment as CEO, he was the Chairman of the Board at AYRO since November 2021.


Prior to joining AYRO’s board, Emmanuel was Co-Founder and CEO of Dashlane which he led for 9 years, growing the company from 4 to 350 employees, raising more than $200 million in capital from tier 1 US investors. Prior to Dashlane, Emmanuel was the CEO of CBS Outdoor France, a top 3 Outdoor advertising company, the COO of LMG Group, a leading international publishing group, and SVP at Vivendi Universal where he led a global K-12 Publishing division with 1.5 billion € in revenue. Emmanuel holds a master’s degree in Math and Physics from Ecole Polytechnique in Paris and a PhD in Computer Science from Université of Toulouse. He also studied Marketing and Finance in the Executive Education Program at Harvard Business School.