Speaker Damien Giard


Damien Giard

Digital Director Products

Bayard Group

Damien leads the digital development of the international publishing group Bayard, where he has worked for the last 10 years, developing both e-commerce and digital products. Bayard just launched Bayam, an innovative platform for kids from 3 to 11.

Based in Montreal since 2012, Damien is in charge of Tobo Studio, Bayard's digital development studio.

From 2012 to 2014, he worked for Tribal Nova (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt) as VP product development and head of the studio. In 2005, he entered Bayard Group to take charge of the development of digital content and e-commerce. 

In 2000, he joined cHmAn, a French online game start-up with Ubisoft in the capital, where he specialized in new business model development.  He began his career in 1995 at Sony Music, as promotion and set-up manager, and later in charge of online marketing.

Speaking at: Hyper Innovation: The future of animation

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