Marie Perruchet is a former journalist and news correspondent for the BBC and other European media outlets. She is an expert in communications and media, and has extensive experience in storytelling, public speaking and presence on stage or in front of the camera. She is in charge of pitch preparation at the 500 Startups Accelerator Program and founded One Perfect Pitch in Silicon Valley to help executives shape their stories and deliver perfect pitches on stage. Born in South Korea, she grew up in France and has lived in numerous countries around the world. She is currently based in Silicon Valley with her husband and her 4-year old daughter.