Yvan Boudillet is a Digital Entertainment Expert with over ten years experience in leading digital development and consumer strategy for EMI and Warner Music in France. As the Founder of the advisory agency TheLynk and the Entertainment Lead at Startup Sesame, Yvan connects the dots between startups and creative industries. Startup Sesame is the first Tech event driven startup acceleration program in Europe.Yvan is a regular speaker and lecturer who is specialized in the data-driven disruption of cultural content economy. Yvan is passionate about bridging artistic and tech talents who invent jointly new ways to create, discover, experience and monetize music.
Fan of innovation and music, Gérôme likes working in a collaborative way to develop entrepreneurial ecosystems. He is LeanSquare’s COO, a Belgian VC and start-up accelerator which invests in Entertainment+Tech, e-logistics and e-health. He is also La Grand-Poste’s CEO, a 8000m2 old post office in which, from 2020, the local Entertainment+Tech ecosystem will gather and work together (startups and corporates, University of Liège, LeanSquare, VentureLab (Students entrepreneurs incubators), etc. Finally, he has co-founded the Wallifornia MusicTech startup summit. The objective of this recurrent program is to gather, since 2017, the Entertainment industry each year during Music Festival Les Ardentes (135.000 attendees) to think together about the future of the Industry.
Co-founder at Wallifornia MusicTech / COO at LeanSquare