Secretary of State for the Digital Transition and Electronic Communications, France
GPAI Council Chair (2021-2022)
Cédric O was born on 18 December 1982 in l’Arbresle and graduated from HEC Paris in 2006. He is a founding member of the En Marche! political movement and has sat on its Executive Board since its creation. In May 2017, he joined both the Office of the President and the Office of the Prime Minister, as an advisor for State’s holdings and the digital economy.
On 31 March 2019, he was appointed Secretary of State for Digital Affairs. His three priorities are the support and development of the digital economy in France, regulatory policies, and the promotion of digital inclusion.
On 26 July 2020, within Prime Minister Jean Castex’s Government, he was appointed Secretary of State for the Digital Transition and Electronic Communications, in addition to his former responsibilities. He is now in charge of the digital economy, regulatory policies and all types of telecommunications, from infrastructures to daily uses for the French people.