Louis Montagne, co-founder & CEO

Consulting and technical management / Implementation
An engineer from ENSAM and a graduate of the UFR d'informatique de Paris 6, Louis also holds a DESS in Artificial Intelligence. An entrepreneur from his early university internships, he designed a motorway hypervision system including artificial intelligence. Louis then joined a startup specializing in decision-support and measurement products for opticians (since acquired by the Essilor group). In 2004, he created his first company: a SCOP dedicated to open source software. A key player in open source and innovation in France, he has developed or participated in the genesis of numerous initiatives: Silicon Sentier, La Cantine, Open World Forum, L'ASS2L, etc. Pioneer of the first coworking spaces and barcamps, Louis brings French innovation to the heart of international events such as SxSW where he organized the installation and animation of the French pavilion. His passion for innovation, design and transformation has materialized in the company af83 that he co-founded in 2006 and managed until 2019 to finally create Askem in 2020.

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Askem is surrounded by a network of partners with complementary skills and recognized nationally and internationally. This network is mobilized on a case-by-case basis, according to the nature and needs of the projects carried out.

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