Gilles Babinet successfully created and managed various successful businesses as CEO. At the age of 24, he created Absolut, a product design firm that he sold in 2000 to Euro-RSCG. The same year, he founded Musiwave that was eventually sold to Openwave for $139M in Jan 2006. Since then, Gilles co-founded several businesses:
- Eyeka, a Platform that gathers 75,000 video makers, answering to pitch posted by brands. Eyeka is backed by Ventech Ventures, SFR Ventures and DN Capital.
- Mxp4, a company developing a new interactive music format, backed by Ventech and Sofinnova,
- Digibonus, a company using film and music to organise marketing operations for the brands, backed by Alven Capital.
- Sawnd, a music publishing company that helps musiciens to increase their presence over the Internet.
And since November 2009, Gilles co-founded CaptainDash a company that provides a revolutionary Dashboard software management tool to let marketing expert easily access to all type of business data, and eventually increase the marketing efficiency.
Gilles is serving as Chairman at Eyeka, Mxp4 and Awdio.
He is also the Chairman of the Conseil National du Numerique (French Digital Council). A administrative body that advises the government on all topics touching the digital initiatives.