Paris Open Source Summit

Committee Program



Executive Director, Smile

President of the Paris Open Source Summit Program 2019

Grégory Bécue is graduate of the École Supérieure de Commerce de Lille and the University of Lille 1. He began his career with various web agencies in Lille as Project Manager and then Project Director. In 2007, he joined Audaxis, an open source specialist, as Director of the Business Unit. He joined Smile, a leader in open digital with 1700 people dedicated to open source, in 2009 as a strategic pre-sales consultant. He took over the management of the pre-sales unit and the Marketing department in 2012, and joined the management committee. At the beginning of 2014, Gregory joined the Executive Committee and supervised many activities over the years. In 2017, Gregory was appointed Chief Executive Officer in charge of Strategy and Development and joined the Supervisory Board.

Very active in the world of free and open source, Gregory is Vice-President of PLOSS Paris-Région, member of COPIL of the Free Software thematic group of the Systematic Paris-Région competitiveness cluster, member of the Syntec Numérique Open Source Committee, and co-organizer since 2010 of the Open World Forum. Gregory founded the CMSday event dedicated to open source CMS and the Open Source School. Finally, Gregory has also written numerous white papers on open source downloaded in more than 100,000 copies each year, including the Open Source Guide in 2013.