Fleur Pellerin, borm 29 August 1973 in Seoul, South Korea is a French ministerin with responsibility for the portfolio of Small and Medium Enterprises, Innovation, and the Digital Economy at the Ministry for Productive Renewal, a role she’s held since 16 May 2012, following her appountment by President François Hollande.
[su_quote cite=”Fleur Pellerin : January, 2013″]What solutions do Internet providers have when faced with content providers who use their networks but don’t invest in them?…We need to ask serious questions about how Web companies can put some money into networks.[/su_quote]
Fleur Pellerin attended the ESSEC business school, Institut d’études politiques de Paris and École Nationale d’Administration (ENA). A former civil servant at the French Court of Auditors, she was in charge of societal and digital economy issues in François Hollande’s 2012 French presidential election campaign, she joined the French Socialist Party at the age of 22 and would subsequently become a speech writer for the party. She has also served as Chairman of the Club XXIème Siècle (the ’21st Century Club’.