Gilles Babinet is a French serial entrepreneur and Digital Champion.
Since 1989, he has created numerous companies in various areas, such as mobile music (Musiwave, sold for $139M in 2006), co-creation (Eyeka), Big Data marketing (CaptainDash) and Social Music Gaming (Mxp4).
Gilles is a recognised digital visionary in France. He has collaborated with the Think Tank Institut Montaigne on several research works on digital competitiveness, digital inclusion, big data and IoT.
In 2011, he was appointed chair of the National Digital Council by the President Nicolas Sarkozy.
In 2012 Gilles was appointed the French Digital Champion, representing France at the European Commission for digital topics.
Gilles Babinet published his first book in January 2014, “l’Ère numérique, un nouvel âge de l’humanité“, where he discusses the impact of new technologies on our societies, our lives and our institutions.
Throughout his book, he identifies five areas such as Education, Healthcare, the State, Knowledge and Production, which are deeply challenged in the context of the ongoing digital revolution.
His book,’Big Data: penser l’homme et le monde autrement‘, was released in February 2015 and addresses economic and social issues linked to the eruption of the data.
Gilles’ most recent book ‘Transformation digitale, l’avènement des plateformes’ focuses on digital transformation and it implementation in large companies.
As a keynote speaker, Gilles’ speaking topics include:
- Big Data
- Cyber Security
- Digital Trends
- Artificial Intelligence