Co-founder & Head of Legal
Jòan joined Frank’s research team at Columbia Law School several years before co-founding Optimalex. Today, Jòan heads our legal team, conducting work in French, American and international law.
Jòan is a PhD Research & Teaching fellow at Sorbonne Law School (Paris I) in Paris, France. Joan holds a Masters' degree in English and American business law from Paris I. His research focuses on extraterritoriality and data protection in the US and EU. Joan teaches several private law courses at Paris I, such as company law, contracts and commercial law. He also has experience in strategy consulting.
Having grown between France and the US, Jòan is both a French and English native speaker, making international and comparative law a major interest of his.