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Make Data Work
Feb 17–20, 2015 • San Jose, CA

Sylvain Le Borgne
EVP Data Platforms, Havas Media

Sylvain joined Havas Media in 2011 to lead the company’s big data efforts. Recognized for his expertise in online marketing and data driven systems, Sylvain develops and implements client solutions for Artemis, Havas Media’s proprietary data-driven-support platform. Among his responsibilities are defining and implementing Havas Media data strategy, especially in the big data field. He also manages the Artemis team while acting as a global liaison throughout the Havas network.

Sylvain taps into his technology and business development expertise to increase the reach of the Havas Media data practice internally and externally. He also contributes to new business efforts by leveraging the company’s data platforms, partnerships and technical expertise.

In 1998 Sylvain created the web agency, Adream. In 2000, he launched the French celebrity news website, Actustar. In 2006, Sylvain joined Hi-Media after this leading French digital advertising network acquired his companies. As the Comclick International Director for Hi-Media, he developed performance digital ad networks across Europe, Asia and South America. In 2008, Sylvain founded Adledge, a comprehensive advertising data collection and management platform. Adledge was shortlisted as one of the hottest companies of the year at the Festival of Media in Montreux.

Sylvain has a degree from Audencia Nantes, and an MBA from Bowling Green State University (Ohio), with a specialization in Management of Information System. He is married and has two children.


10:40am–11:20am Thursday, 02/19/2015
Business & Industry
Location: LL20 BC
Ross Fubini (Canaan Partners), Ari Gesher (Kairos Aerospace), Wei Zheng (Trifacta), Omer Trajman (ScalingData), Sylvain Le Borgne (Havas Media)
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