CEO BL Stream / SMT Software
Ludovic Gaudé’s entrepreneurial spirit and ability to build and manage successful business teams has stood him well in rapid growth business environments throughout his career. CEO at BLStream since 2012 and at the merged entity of SMT Software and BLStream since January 2016, Ludovic inspires excellence and helps pave the way for continued growth.
Educated in computer science, with an MBA from INSEAD, Ludovic began his career in the early 1990’s at Nokia Networks. With managing positions in Europe, China and Latin America he collected extensive global experience at Nokia before becoming Director of Strategic Partnerships for Google in the UK in 2007.
Since 2009, before arriving at BLStream, Ludovic focused on venturing with growth companies, taking them from early stage concepts to exit. He is a passionate swimmer for more than 40 years now, married, and has two children.
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