Isabelle Andrieu is an entrepreneur and serial investor in startups and a mother of 3 children. Along with Marco Trombetti, in 1999 she co-founded Translated, a translation service provider that pioneered the use of artificial intelligence to help professional translators.
Today Translated has over 270,000 customers, including companies and institutions such as Airbnb, Google, IBM, and the European Commission. It has created language technologies utilized by millions of users every month, such as MyMemory and MateCat. At Translated, Isabelle now serves as chairwoman and is involved in localization operations and training. She loves speaking about people empowerment and leadership, especially for women.
Isabelle is also co-founder and first citizen of Pi Campus, a venture capital firm investing in early-stage technology startups, mostly in the artificial intelligence field, with more than 50 investments between Europe and the US in its portfolio. Some of the companies funded by Pi Campus are based in a startup district located in Rome, where luxury villas have been converted into offices to provide the best work environment for talent. Isabelle takes care of the workplace’s improvement, and she is the point of reference for startups that need to hire talent.
Since October 2019, she serves as CEO at Pi School, the educational branch of Pi Campus. Pi School is an innovative school that is creating an A-level class of engineers by providing hands-on training by people with high-profile experiences reserved to a small number of attendees selected from all over the world based on their talent.