Senior Lecturer on Internet policy at Université Panthéon Sorbonne
Previously he was Ministerial Delegate on Internet Usage at the Ministry of Digital Economy. Founder and director of Proxima Mobile, the first European portal of mobile services for citizens.
Bernard Benhamou is Ministerial Delegate on Internet Usage at the French Ministry of Research and Higher Education. During his career he has had roles including; Director of the French Presidency of the European Union Conference on the Internet of the Future / Internet of Things; Senior Lecturer on the Information Society at the Political Sciences Institute in Paris (Sciences Po); Member of the French Delegation at the World Summit of the United Nations on the Information Society ; Head of the Forecast & Internet Governance Mission at the Agency for the Development of e-Government (Prime Minister Office & Ministry of Foreign Affairs); Head of the Mission “Internet, Schools & Family” at the French Ministry of Education; Senior lecturer at the National School of Government (ENA); Advisor for the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Internet projects in developing countries; Founding member of PlaNet Finance (Internet based NGO devoted to giving microcredit to the developing countries); Conceptor in 1996 of the first Network and Internet based exhibition in the French museum of science (Passport to the Cyberworld / Cité des Sciences et de l’Industrie).