“The reason to my commitment with Make.org is to promote a collective action and an open, and collaborative political and social environment to tackle some of the most daunting challenges posed by society today. Participate to SB Paris is a good opportunity to share my experiences with others actors who shared the same values and vision.”
Axel Dauchez started in marketing at Procter & Gamble and led businesses digital movements in Media and FMCG for nearly 20 years. In 1995, he joined the marketing department of Coktel-Sierra (one of the leading video game companies) where he launched the first paid online services. He, then became the President of the first French digital agency BDDP and Tequila Interactive from 1998 to 2001, where he managed, among other clients France Telecom, Microsoft, Renault, Warner Music and BNP Paribas and was CEO of MoonScoop, leader in the audiovisual production of animated films. In early 2010, Axel Dauchez became CEO of Deezer and transformed the company in 4 years to world leader in the digital distribution of music, with more than 5M subscribers in over 180 countries and structured partnerships including Orange, Deutsche Telekom, Facebook and Samsung. He then contributed significantly to the restructuring of the global music market after its digital transformation. In September 2014, he became President of Publicis France. In 2016, he piloted the first edition of Viva Technology Paris, the first global event held in France dedicated to collaboration between start-ups and large groups. He also founded his first company, Make.org, a platform for citizen lobbying that gives everyone the way to build and share civic solutions to meet the challenges of local, national and European policy. Axel Dauchez graduated from the École Polytechnique, he is 50 years old.