After training at the Polytechnic and then at Procter & Gamble, Axel Dauchez quickly made his way in the Media and on the Web.
In 1995, he became director of the consumer marketing department of Coktel- Sierra-Blizzard, the world-leader of edutainment games and software for com- puters. In 1996, he launched their first paying online services.
Appointed President of the first French Web Agency BDDP & Tequila interactive in 1998, in 2002, he then became the CEO of Moonscoop Group, the world’s largest company in audio-visual animation production. There he oversaw the group’s implementation in the US and created several transmedia storytelling platforms (Kabilion in the US, Taffy Kids in Asia and Allofamille with Allociné in Europe).
He joined Deezer as CEO on January 26th, 2010 aged 41.
Axel Dauchez chairs the ESML syndicate which aims to enhance digital legal music development and protect the use of catalogues.