Managing Director Sèmè City Claude Borna joined the presidency of Benin in 2016, after she has been entrusted by the President Patrice Talon the task of conceiving and implementing the project of the Cité Internationale de l’Innovation et du Savoir, Sèmè City. Claude Borna spent most of her life studying and working abroad, specializing in commercial strategy and innovation. She is graduated from UCLA and Mc Gill University, and worked within big companies such as Deloitte, Amazon and Sony Pictures, that she left in 2015 after having implemented the european department for Innovation and Strategic Planification and having worked as Senior Vice President Global Customer Strategy & Worldwide Commercial. She has always been attracted in the entrepreneurship world and has accompanied several startups projects in London and in Paris before coming back to Benin.