a Letter from the founder


SJY07397.JPG

After two decades spent leading innovation efforts at traditional firms as well as startups, I was frustrated that the gap between the two was still slowing down collaboration on both sides.

We founded Quesnay to bridge that gap and help young companies find ways to work with market leaders in disrupted industries. The team we’ve created works every day to connect innovators and ideas to the resources required to realize them through innovation competitions, customized acceleration programs, hackathons (idea-a-thons), and amazing digital partnerships.

— Jennifer Byrne, Co-founder and President

 
 
 

Who we are


 
 
NewProfile_JB-2.png

Jennifer Byrne, Co-founder and President

Has spent more than 20 years leading global business development programs and launching innovative new products as an executive at American Express, Verizon, Hands-On Mobile, CBS, EMI, and Orbit.

2018 Women in FinTech Powerlist (Innovate Finance)

Connect on Linkedin →
Connect on Twitter →

 
NewProfiles_FM.png

Fernando Marzo, Chief Operating Officer

Business process optimization expert with more than 15 years of experience. Has worked as an IT Consultant for Everis and served at Eurovendex (Addeco Group) and Zed among others.

Connect on Linkedin →

NewProfiles_DP.png

Darlene Pasquill, Advisor

Commercially minded financial services executive with 20 years of experience in sales, trading, and P&L management. Known for creating entrepreneurial environments, driving the top line, and facilitating the capital markets process.

Connect on Linkedin →

 
NewProfiles_NS.png

Nataly Sabharwal, Director

Has 9 years of management consulting experience working across public sector, telecom, and healthcare clients and managing innovation programs to roll out and scale new services / products.  

Connect on Linkedin →

NewProfiles_PA.png

Pete Anderson, Director

More than 12 years of diverse experience leading on strategy & growth, finance and operations. Pete has helped many global companies with their digital transformation, product innovation and acceleration efforts.

Connect on Linkedin →

 
JonathanPoor.png

Jonathan Poor, Innovation Analyst

Has been involved in the NYC startup eco-system for 3 years after working at 2 startup incubators and a blockchain VC firm. Has an MBA with a background in Product Management.

Connect on Linkedin →

Brittany LaMantia, Senior Marketing Associate

A marketing communications professional with a Master of Science focused in Integrated Marketing and Communications and experience in a range of fields including professional services, event management, and nonprofit.

Connect on Linkedin →

 
 

Our Partners


 
 
 

Looking for Partnership Opportunities?

Contact us to learn more about our partnerships

Want to join Quesnay?

We are building a team of innovation experts