Benoist Grossman joined Idinvest Partners in 2002. He was appointed a board member in 2003 and operates mainly in the sectors of internet. Before joining Idinvest Partners, he worked for several venture capital funds for over 10 years. He was a partner at Viventures from 1998 to 2002 and worked as Investment Manager at La Financière de Brienne He had previously spent over 10 years working in the industry as a laser systems specialist at EDF, NASA and Thomson-CSF Optronique, for whom he invented five patents and authored over twenty publications. Benoist Grossmann has a Ph.D. in physics from the Université de Paris VI and an MBA from the Institut d'Etudes Politiques in Paris. Benoist Grossmann is currently on the boards of Viadeo, Winamax, Sigfox, and Kantox. Previoulsy, he was a board member of Meetic, Criteo, and Dailymotion.