Co-founder & Chairman
Expert in IT and telecom security, Éric has 20 years of experience in the deployment of IT platforms at (BT, General Electric…) and in entrepreneurship (Mobilegov SaaS, Trustmission…). In 2010, it pecifies its vision of an ambitious European search engine, which would decompartmentalise the Web and respect both the freedoms of users and the stability of the digital ecosystem. He made this vision a reality in 2011 by co-founding Qwant, for which he took over the management, then the residency since May 2016. Eric Léandri is also President of the French Tech Provence Côte d’Azur and President of the Open Internet Project.