Laurent Gille is teaching economics and is a researcher at Télécom ParisTech. A graduate of the École Nationale de la Statistique et de l’Administration Économique (ENSAE, 1974), he holds a PhD in management sciences. He founded, jointly with Ecole polytechnique, the Innovation & Regulation in Digital Srvices Chair.
He began his career at the French Ministry of Transport and later worked for Air France. During 20 years, he has been a consultant in networks economics and regulation as well as in the study of exchange mechanisms and economic mediation, in various consultancies (Idate, Sirius, Bipe). He is presently studying the regulation of telecommunications, especially in developing countries, and emerging business models in a digital economy.