VivaTech 2022


Axel Dauchez



After graduating from the Ecole Polytechnique, Axel Dauchez began his career in the marketing department of Procter & Gamble and then shifted to the media and digital worlds where he ran fast growing companies for over 20 years. For 15 years, he had been running tech and media companies in video games, advertising, and TV production. In 2010, he becomes CEO of Deezer, and within 4 years he transforms the company into the world leader in streaming with over 5 M subscribers in 180 countries. In 2014, he becomes the President of Publicis France, while simultaneously creating the very first edition of Viva Technology, a global event dedicated to the collaboration of startups and corporations. In 2016, he then moves on to create and Foundation, the first worldwide platform of engagement and collective intelligence aiming to widely engage citizens and civil society into the positive transformation of society.