A 45-year-old father of two, Thomas Jacques holds an engineering degree from Ecole Centrale de Paris. He started his career in finance and business consulting, then joined the TF1 group in 2003, where he led innovation and digital technology teams, notably building TF1's first mobile apps and IPTV services, and launching TF1's tower company business "OneCast". In 2010, he was appointed Head of Corporate Strategy of the TF1 group. Thomas left TF1 in 2012 to launch Google's Ad Tech business in EMEA as Head of Business Development, and ran Google AdExchange in EMEA from 2015 until 2018.
Thomas re-joined TF1 in October 2018 as Chief Technology Officer.