Laurent’s 25 years management experience spans across the media, internet & wireless industries.
He started his career in France in 1991 with the Havas Media Communication Group and was posted to Asia in 1998 to manage the APAC Development of Pearl & Dean Int’l, Asia’s largest Out of Home Media Network, later acquired by JC Decaux. He continued his career in Asia by joining Beenz.com, and then later on co-founded One Day Interactive, a mobile tech and marketing agency which he sold in 2004. He also took on the role of General Manager Digital Media for Viacom’s MTV Networks Asia in 2005, overseeing online & mobile businesses for MTV, Nickelodeon & VH1.
His entrepreneurial spirit led him to start his second venture, One9ninety, in 2008. He has since grown the business across Asia, helping over 60 MNCs understand and market themselves on the social web. In 2016, the company was listed on Nasdaq First North as part of The Marketing Group which he co-founded. Narrators is his third venture, which he and his co-founders started with $2M initial funding.