Gil Doukhan

Gil joined the team in 2013. He is mainly responsible for early-stage investments in AdTech, marketing, digital services and mobile consumer, with a strong expertise in programmatic advertising and mobile apps.

He’s currently supporting companies in France, Germany, China and USA while he previously backed Adjust (exited in the context of a financial transaction), Adot (acq. by Veepee), Flite (acq. By Snap Inc.), Ipinyou (exited in the context of a Chinese pre-IPO round), Mopub (acq. by Twitter), PlaceIQ (acq. by Precisely), The Adex (acq. by ProSiebenSat.1).

Prior to joining Iris Capital, Gil was account director at Marcel - Publicis Groupe where he was in charge of the digital communication strategy of international accounts in banking, mass-market retail, FMCG, car manufacturing and luxury.

He and his team have won a number of local and global awards among which Cannes Lions, FWA Awards and Stratégies Grand Prix.

He also created two start-ups in e-commerce and content marketing, giving him a key insider's view on what is an entrepreneur's path to creating and making a company grow.

Gil is an American and French citizen. He is a coach in entrepreneurship courses at ESCP-Europe and a lecturer at HEC and Sciences Po Paris in startup spirit and growth notably.

He graduated from ESCP-Europe (Paris, France) and holds a master’s degree in project management from the Institute of Internet and Multimedia (Paris, France).