Gilles Babinet is an entrepreneur. He has founded numerous companies in diverse areas such as consultancy - Absolut - mobile music - Musiwave, co-creation -Eyeka, Social Music Gaming -Mxp4, online marketing –Digibonus- and Music Publishing - Sawnd.
After selling Musiwave for $135m to Openwave, Gilles founded and has become the executive chairman of Captain Dash, a leading French company on Big Data & datavisualization issues. The company develops a SAAS offering that let marketing people manage all their decisional data.
From April 2011 to April 2012 , Gilles also served as the Chairman of the Conseil National du Numérique (National Digital Council) in France. In June 2012, he has been chosen to be the French Digital Champion at the EU by the French Government.
LAITAO is the holding managing the equity stakes of Gilles. Besides, Laitao is regularly performing consulting activites along with skilled partners.