Speakers 2017

Gilles Babinet

Gilles Babinet, first president of the French Digital Council (Conseil National du Numérique), is currently known as France’s “digital champion”, working with the European Commission in questions of the digital economy with responsibility for promoting the benefits of a digital society in France.

A serial entrepreneur, he has created many businesses and is a specialist of questions of the analysis of big data and the blockchain and their societal implications, but also of the ethical issues posed by the increasing use of our personal data by third parties.

His publications include Big Data: penser l’homme et le monde autrement (Big Data: thinking the human being and the world differently).