Gilles Samoun, is a passionate technology entrepreneur and strong advocate for Software as a Service (SaaS) with over 25 years of experience in technology, sales, marketing and international operations.
Most recently Gilles was the CEO of NTR Global a SaaS vendor delivering remote control technology to 15,000 companies worldwide and enabling millions of daily connections.
As CEO, he led NTR Global, Solsoft and Mediapaththrough their acquisition. He also founded and grew Qualys [QLYS] as the leader in Vulnerability and Risk Management. Qualys scanners analyze more than 1 billion connected machines per year protecting customers in over 100 countries.
Gilles brings his energy, passion and expertise as an Independent Board Member to technology companies. He has been or is on the Board of Directors of Ciphercloud, Criteo, JoliCloud, CloudWork and KDS.
He graduated from Paris VI University, where he earned a Master in Computer Science specialized in Artificial Intelligence and distributed computing.