Gilles Samoun is a French entrepreneur, pioneer and strong advocate of software as a service (SaaS) since he founded Qualys in early 1999. He is the founder of Salesmachine, a Digital Intelligence platform for Sales Teams. He holds a master's degree in Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence from the University of Paris.
Prior to Salesmachine, Gilles Samoun has been the CEO of NTRGlobal, a SaaS company founded in Barcelona, Spain, Fotopedia, Solsoft between 2003 and 2006, Qualys, and MediaPath Technologies Inc. In 2001 he was Entrepreneur In Residence at Benchmark Capital in London (now Balderton).