Thierry Baujard is founder of Pan European Investment Network Media Deals focussing on cross border Mediatech investment. He is also CEO of peacefulfish, a consultancy specialised in the financing of the content industry. He offers 20 years experience in the communication and entertainment industry.
After graduating in Paris, he worked in London as a business consultant for entertainment companies and telecom operators, then in France and Germany in Business Development for Vivendi and for ARTE (Franco-German TV station) in Strasbourg.
He then completed an MBA at Bocconi University in Milan, Italy and at UCLA in Los Angeles, where he specialized in film financing and e-commerce.
In 2012, he graduated from the “European Executive programme” of the Ecole National d’Administration (ENA) in France.
Thierry is in charge of developing the network across Europe and managing the investment Forums from Media Deals. In this matter, he supports network’s investors in identifying projects across Europe and in supporting due diligence, develop syndications in particular in cross border and exit strategies.
He is managing the “Connect investment Club” supported by DG Connect, NEM and EIG and focussing on cross border investment within the Content and Digital Media Sector.
He has been working on different creative industries funds for the film, Music and Video games sectors.
Thierry is a regular speaker at conferences and summit on content and technology as well as an expert for the European Commission on regulations for investment in the digital sector.
He is an active member of EBAN (European Business angel Association), Steering Committee member of NEM Initiative and EBN (European BIC Network).
His investment portfolio focuses on early stage audio-visual, Music and video game companies and projects from Europe.