Olivier Dispas had a 20-year career with Microsoft, working in Africa, the Bay Area, then in Redmond starting in 2007. As a senior director at Microsoft’s headquarters, he was in charge of billions of dollars of business each year, according to his LinkedIn.
Two years ago, Dispas retired. On a recent weekend, he was bussing tables at a bakery.
When Dispas stopped working in tech, he says he wanted “to do something drastically different.” And he’d been missing the great croissants and bread he grew up eating in his hometown of Brussels. So he went to Paris to go to