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11.15.2011

Who is Gilles Babinet ?

Gilles Babinet has an entrepreneurial career ; self-taught, he created and sold several companies in fields as diverse as building - with Escalade industrie, from 1989 to 1992 - design and website development -with Absolut, from 1992 to 2000... 

More recently, Gilles was the leader of Musiwave, a company he founded in 2000 and which was sold to Openwave company, for $ 139 million in January 2006. In five years, Musiwave has become a reference company in the field of mobile music services and is present on every continent through partnerships with 35 operators. Since then, Gilles has founded or co-founded several companies (including Eyeka - Mxp4, and Digibonus CaptainDash). 

He participates, within the Montaigne Institute, in the Committee on Competitiveness. In April 2011, he was also appointed Chairman of the National Digital Council.