CEO, Decitre Bookstores (France)
Since 2007, Guillaume Decitre is the President and CEO of DECITRE.
DECITRE is a 103 years old privately held French company. With 65+M euros in annual sales and 400 employees it is the second largest independant book retailer in France, the market leader in book sales to libraries, and the 3rd largest French online bookstore. Its French books metadata is the reference on the internet, and licensed to Amazon, Google, Alapage, PriceMinister,...
Guillaume is a cofounder of 1020 Placecast, a San Francisco based software company focusing on geolocal advertising.
He worked in various international management capacities at AT&T and Sun Microsystems, and was a venture capitalist with Shrem Fudim Kelner. He invested in over 30 startup companies in the United States, Europe, Israel, and Korea, including Jamdat (EA), XACCT (Amdocs), Nuance, Canesta.
He is a board member of Rue du Commerce (RDC), and of Ecole Normale Superieure de Lyon.