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Julien Blin

CEO @ Sports Council SV

Julien worked in the technology and sports space for 10 years. He is currently the CEO of the SportsCouncil SV, a global organization that helps bring innovation (AR, VR, MR, wearables, eSports..) and cutting edge technology to leading sports organizations (NBA, NHL, MLS, NFL, Premier League, Ligue 1, F1, pro tennis..).

Prior to that, he worked for Google where he helped launched flagship products such as Google Assistant, Google Home, etc. He also worked for Samsung where he helped shape the strategy and build contextual experiences as well as services such as Samsung Hub, an iTunes type service and Samsung WatchON, a video aggregation engine, two services currently available on the Samsung Galaxy S4.

In 2014 he funded the Gizworld conferences, a leading wearable tech and IOT conference series, which gathered 2000 attendees and 180 speakers globally (Tel Aviv, Paris, Toronto, Los Angeles, Bay Area). Julien also worked as an industry analyst at IDC and has been quoted in leading publications such as the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, Dow Jones, and BusinessWeek.