Yves Guillemot

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Birthday
21, 1960
Birthplace
France
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
21, 1960 (age 59)
Birthplace
France

About

French business executive who is best recognized for being the Chief Executive Officer of the Ubisoft entertainment company. He is also known for being a board member on several other companies and businesses including Remy Cointreau and Playwing Ltd.

Before Fame

After graduating with his degree in business, he and his brothers formed the Ubisoft company in 1986. It originally began as a publishers' game distribution company until he set up the first subsidiaries outside France in 1989. In 2000, he started serving as both the overall production and distribution manager for the company. 

Trivia

He is also known for having won a three year battle with the Vivendi entertainment company to keep the rights for the popular video game series Assassin's Creed

Family Life

He was born and raised in France and has four brothers who helped found the Ubisoft company with him. 

Associated With

Fellow CEO's who are also known for their work within the field of video games include Ilkka PaananenRand Miller, and Marc Merrill