Thierry Baujard, Founder, Media Deals
focussing on cross border Mediatech investment. He is also CEO of
peacefulfish, a consultancy specialised in the financing of the content industry.
He offers 20 years experience in the communication and entertainment
After graduating in Paris, he worked in London as a business consultant for
entertainment companies and telecom operators, then in France and Germany
in Business Development for Vivendi and for ARTE (Franco-German TV
station) in Strasbourg.
He then completed an MBA at Bocconi University in Milan, Italy and at UCLA in
Los Angeles, where he specialized in film financing and e-commerce.
In 2012, he graduated from the "European Executive programme" of the
Ecole National d'Administration (ENA) in France.
Thierry is in charge of developing the network across Europe and managing
the investment Forums from Media Deals (next events in Nantes and Vilnius in
autumn 2013). In this matter, he supports network’s investors in identifying
projects across Europe and in supporting due diligence in particular in cross
border and exit strategies.
He was also Project partner of EU project ImMediaTe looking at financial
mechanisms for digital media between 5 European clusters (Barcelona, Rome,
Malta, Paris and Amsterdam) and DigiBic project. He is now involved in the
project “European Investors Gate” for the DG Connect.
He is managing the “Connect investment Club” supported by DG Connect,
NEM and EIG and focussing on cross border investment within the Content
and Digital Media Sector.
He has been working on different creative industries funds for the film, Music
and Video games sectors.
Thierry is a regular speaker at conferences and summit on content and
technology as well as an expert for the European Commission on regulations
for investment in the digital sector. He is an active member of EBAN (European Business angel Association), NEM
Initiative and EBN (European BIC Network).