It is called While42, and has “nothing to do with the school of Xavier Niel “. Launched by a former student of the Epitech school who lives in California, the network aims to bring together engineers, computer scientists, developers and CTO from abroad who lacked a network of alumni, as is often the case. case in the United States for example. The “French Engineers Alumni Network” therefore frequently organizes meetings in different startups.
Organized in “chapters”, ie in cities, While42 has already opened in New York, Miami, Bucharest. Other cities to follow: Shanghai, Beijing, Toulouse, Sydney, London and Montreal.
Details on the While42 network with the founder, Julien Barbier, interviewed from San Francisco :