CEO, Les Mills Media
Jean-Michel (JM) Fournier is currently CEO of Les Mills Media, a division of the Les Mills International Group. He leads Les Mills worldwide consumer business, the entire B2B and direct-to-consumer digital portfolio of products and P&Ls, as well as worldwide music management. With nearly 7 million weekly active users and 140,000 fitness instructors, Les Mills is one of the largest active fitness and wellness communities in the world.
Before joining Les Mills, JM co-founded and led several start-ups in Silicon Valley, including QEDSoft, Janalent and BitGym. He was also Senior Vice President at United Health Group, and Vice President of Business Development at Hewlett-Packard.
In addition, JM is a strategic adviser for the French government, focusing on supporting the development of French start-ups abroad. He is an active member of California Harvard Angels networking group, and has been consulted by government organizations, venture capitalists and corporations about technology and business entrepreneurship.
JM was born in France and has an Electronic Engineering degree from the Institut de Technologie in Nimes, as well as being a masters graduate of the Harvard Business School.