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The French Digital Council is composed of 30 members appointed by a decree issued by the President of the French Republic dated 17 January 2013.



  • Christine Balagué, Vice-President responsible for fundamental rights and freedoms, holder of the “social networks” chair at the Institut Mines-Télécom
  • Godefroy Beauvallet, Vice-President responsible for public services and civic life, Head of Ecosystem at AXA and lecturer at Telecom ParisTech
  • Tariq Krim, Vice-President responsible for ecosystem and innovation, founder and CEO of Jolicloud
  • Valérie Peugeot, Vice-President responsible for the digital transition and knowledge society, researcher at Orange Labs, in charge of prospective issues in the Human and Social Science Lab; President of the association Vecam


  • Serge Abiteboul, Research Director at INRIA and member of the LSV laboratory at ENS Cachan
  • Nathalie Andrieux, Director of Digital Media at La Poste Group and President of Mediapost Communication
  • Ludovic Blecher, Director of the Google-AIPG Digital Innovation Press Fund
  • Michel Briand, Vice-President of the Brest Métropole Océane Urban Community responsible for the social and solidarity economy and digital planning, Deputy Director of Training at Télécom Bretagne and Vice-President of Mégalis Bretagne
  • Virginia Cruz, Designer at IDSL
  • Pascal Daloz, Executive Vice-President of Dassault Systèmes in charge of Corporate Strategy and Market Development
  • Marylène Delbourg-Delphis, CEO of Talent Circles
  • Stéphane Distinguin, founder and CEO of FaberNovel and head of the Cap Digital Paris Région competitiveness cluster
  • Marie Ekeland, Partner at Elaia Partners and Co-President of France Digitale
  • Virginie Fauvel, Head of the Digital and Market Management Unit at Allianz
  • Cyril Garcia, Head of Strategy and member of the Executive Committee of the Capgemini Group
  • Audrey Harris, CEO of Soubis
  • Francis Jutand, Scientific Director of the Institut Mines-Télécom in charge of research and innovation
  • Daniel Kaplan, Executive Vice-President of the Fondation pour l’Internet Nouvelle Génération (FING)
  • Laurence le Ny, Head of Music and Culture at the Orange Group
  • Tristan Nitot, spokesman of Mozilla
  • Sophie Pène, lecturer at Paris Descartes University
  • Nathalie Bloch-Pujo, Director of Hachette Tourisme
  • Lara Rouyrès, entrepreneur, business angel and founder of Dealissime.com
  • Jean-Baptiste Rudelle, founder and President of Criteo
  • Cécile Russeil, Chief Counsel of the Ubisoft Entertainment Group
  • Nathalie Sonnac, lecturer in information and communication science at Panthéon-Assas University
  • Bernard Stiegler, philosopher, chairman of the association Ars Industrialis and Director of the Institute for Research and Innovation (IRI) at the Centre Georges Pompidou
  • Marc Tessier, Director of VidéoFutur and and President of the Forum des Images
  • Brigitte Vallée, Director of Research at the CNRS

Members of the extended board:

representing the two parliamentary chambers, on proposals by their presidents:

  • Bruno Retailleau, Senator for the Vendée département
  • Pierre Camani, Senator for the Lot-et-Garonne département
  • Laure de la Raudière, MP for the Eure-et-Loir département
  • Christian Paul, MP for the Nièvre département

representing local authorities:

  • John Billard, Mayor of Favril (Eure-et-Loir)
  • Claudy Lebreton, President of the General Council of Côtes-d’Armor
  • Pascale Luciani-Boyer, Deputy and Mayor of Saint-Maur-des-Fosses (Val-de-Marne)
  • Henri Neyrou, Honorary Deputy, former President of the Association Nationale des Elus de la Montagne (ANEM)
  • Akim Oural, Community Councillor for Lille Metropole, in charge of the digital economy, Lille


  • Jean-Baptiste Soufron, General Secretary
  • Yann Bonnet, General Rapporteur
  • Somalina Pa, Rapporteur
  • Mathilde Bras, Deputy Rapporteur
  • Judith Herzog-Bufalo, Deputy Rapporteur
  • Brice Brandenburg, Intern
  • Rosemarie Césaire-Gédéon, Executive Assistant


Former members:

Gilles Babinet, François Momboisse, Giuseppe de Martino, Nicolas Voisin, Patrick Bertrand, Jean-Baptiste Descroix-Vernier, Frank Esser, Emmanuel Forest, Gabrielle Gauthey, Pierre Louette, Daniel Marhely, Alexandre Malsch, Xavier Niel, Jean-Pierre Remy, Marie-Laure Sauty de Chalon, Marc Simoncini, Jérome Stioui, Bruno Vanryb