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M. Mathias Hautefort

Mathias Hautefort is CEO of both NETGEM Group and Vitis. Vitis is a subsidiary of Netgem Group and was founded in 2016 with the support of external shareholders – the French Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations and the Groupe Oceinde -. Vitis is a Fiber ISP dedicated to the development of high-speed Internet on open-access networks, through innovative offers combining technology and content.

Before joining Netgem Group in 2011, Mathias gathered expertise in local and global industrial and Telecom topics. After starting his professional life at the French Ministry of Finance and Industry, Mathias joined SUEZ Group as COO of Lyonnaise Câble (Noos) in 2000. From 2005 to 2007, he was CEO of Viaccess, a branch/subsidiary of the Content department of the French telecom company France Télécom, after which he was appointed Deputy CEO of Infogrames (Atari), and he became CEO of Pace Europe in 2008.

Mathias Hautefort, 51, is a graduate from Ecole Polytechnique and ENST (Corps des Mines).

Joseph Haddad

Graduate from the Polytechnique French School and ENST (Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Télécoms), Joseph Haddad created his 1st software company in 1987 and developed it internationally, then selling it to IBM in 1990. After 2 years in the USA, he became a business angel through his family company ‘J2H’, and in turn founded Netgem in 1996. Joseph Haddad is today the main shareholder and Chairman of Netgem Group.



Fast forward

M. Marc Tessier

Former student of the École Polytechnique and the ENA, inspector of finance, Marc Tessier was Director of the Cabinet of the Minister of Energy, Director General of the Havas Agency and of Canal +, then of the CNC and President of France Televisions.

Marc Tessier has held several positions within the Netgem Group, notably in the Video on Demand activities. He chairs Film France, the Forum des Images and the Sevad.

M. Christophe Aulnette

Christophe Aulnette has been a director of Netgem since 2013. He has more than 25 years of experience in the management and development of international companies in the technological sector.

Former President of Microsoft South Asia and Microsoft France, then Chairman of the Board of Directors of Altran Technologies, he joined Netgem in 2009 as CEO with the mission of internationalizing the company. Since 2013, in Singapore and now in Paris, he has developed an investment and operational consulting activity with companies in the technology sector.

Christophe Aulnette has an engineering degree from Telecom ParisTech

Mrs Isabelle Bordry

After a management magisterium at Paris IX Dauphine University, Isabelle Bordry joined Hachette Filipacchi in 1993. In 1996, she joined Grolier Interdeco where she marketed the first media sites accessible on the Internet in France.
One of the pioneers of the Internet, she is one of the first to market advertising space on the Internet. As such, in June 1997, she joined the Yahoo! in France.
In 2001, she was appointed Managing Director of Yahoo! France and in April 2004 Director of Operations for Yahoo! Europe.
In September 2007, she created an E commerce group with the help of two female web figures Orianne Garcia and Geraldine Le Meur. The “Digital Mum” brand was launched in 2011.
Isabelle Bordry also contributed to developing and structuring the internet media market thanks to her work within the IAB (Internet Advertising Bureau) of which she was Vice President from 1997 to 2001. From January 2001 to September 2004 she became an active member from the AFA (Association of Access Providers) and then as a member of the bureau of the Renaissance Numérique association from 2009 to 2011.
Today, she is a Board member of the Netgem group and is currently developing a new project:

M. Vincent Grivet

Vincent Grivet, a French national, is a graduate from Paris’s Ecole Polytechnique and Paris
Tech Telecom.
Mr Grivet started his career in the Orange Group, where he held various positions in product
marketing and M&A/International Development. He later worked for Orange Group’s Belgian
operations , first as SVP, Development at Mobistar (mobile operator) and then as CEO of
Orange’s internet operations in Belgium (Wanadoo at that time).
He was the co-founder and MD of Maxtel, an entrepreneurial Wireless Broadband start-up in
He later joined TDF Group, a leading digital infrastructure operator in Europe, as MD of
HDRR, a Broadband Wireless venture created by TDF together with Groupe Bouygues, SFR
and Caisse des Depots where he led the start of commercial operations, and then managed
the consolidation of TDF ‘s Wimax assets with the one’s of Groupe Bolloré.
Until January 2019, he was VP of Broadcast Development at TDF, where he led the
strategic efforts of TDF, in partnership with the leading French Broadcasters and other
international ecosystem participants, to continuously modernize and integrate the terrestrial
broadcast platform in the new digital and media consumption paradigms.
He served for several years as a Steering Board Member at DVB where he also chaired the
groups dedicated to Terrestrial Broadcasting and Targeted Advertising. He has been also for
many years a Board Member at IDATE Digiworld, the leading European think tank and
research institute for the digital economy, and at Molotov, a highly innovative OTT/TV start-
up recently acquired by Altice, the telecommunication multinational giant.
In June 2018, he was elected as Chairman of HbbTV, the European organization which
develops standards for innovative and interactive TV services. In addition to serving the
HbbTV Chairmanship mandate, Mr Grivet is conducting consulting assignments for several
players of the European TV and digital ecosystem , notably in conjunction with the
introduction of targeted advertising.

Mrs Virginie Banet

A graduate of the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris, with a degree in economics and a diploma from the Société Française des Analystes Financiers (SFAF) , Virginie Banet began her career as a financial analyst before becoming an investment banker, then Head of M&A Aerospace & Defence at Deutsche Bank and later at Airbus. From 2008 to 2010, she was a member of the Executive Committee of Lagardère Média and was responsible for shareholder relations and financial market communications policy. She joined Natixis in 2011 as Director of Client relations and Member of the Executive Committee. She joined Ondra Partners in 2015, then Nomura as an investment banker. In 2019, Virginie Banet created her own financial consulting firm, IOLITE Financial Consulting, and joined AlixPartners as Senior Advisor.