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Frédéric Filloux, 56, is currently general manager for digital operations at Les Echos, the leading business media group in France. Groupe Les Echos includes the eponymous business daily, several magazines, B2B activities (conferences, trade shows, market intelligence) and a radio station. The company is a unit of LVMH.

Prior to that, Frédéric was the general manager of the ePresse digital consortium in France that brought together dozens of publications through a digital kiosk owned and controlled by publishers.

In 2007, Frédéric Filloux created the Monday Note, a newsletter/blog covering the business model of digital media and technology. In 2008, Jean-Louis Gassée  joined the Monday Note. The newsletter has 9500 direct subscribers, 11,000 RSS subscribers and get about 52,000 active users per month (Google Analytics) on its website. The Monday Note is republished by Quartz.

From 2007 until 2010, Frédéric Filloux was a working as an editor for the international division of the Norwegian media group Schibsted ASA. In 2002, he was part of the managing team that launched the free daily 20 Minutes, which became the most read newspaper in France. Before that, he spent 12 years at Liberation, successively as a business reporter, New York correspondent, editor of the multimedia section, manager of online operations, and finally, editor of the paper (The rejection by the staff of a redesign of the paper and a reorganization plan led to his resignation).

Among other things, he’s also a contributing professor at the Sciences-Po School of Journalism and board member of the Global Editors Network (GEN).

He also has an experience in the advertising business after a one-year stop at the Paris group BDDP agency (now TBWA). He is a graduate from the Bordeaux school of Journalism. He lives in Paris.

Jean-Louis Gassée is currently general partner at the venture capital firm Allegis Capital since 2003. In late 1990, he founded Be, Inc., a multi-media system software company, took it to the Nasdaq in 1999 and sold it to Palm in 2001. Jean-Louis started Apple France in 1981, moved to Cupertino, California in 1985 and became president of the Apple Products Division, covering worldwide product development, manufacturing and product marketing. He has served as a director of publicly traded companies such as Cray Computer Corporation, 3Com and Logitech. He currently sits on the Board of Directors’ of Electronics for Imaging and was until late 2005 Chairman of PalmSource. He is a Mathematics and Physics graduate of Paris (Orsay). He lives in Palo Alto, California.

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