Didier Bench, executive chairman of Lumesse, has more than 25 years’ experience in the leadership and development of international technology firms, digital companies and investment funds. He has held senior management positions with a series of software companies, successfully turning them into profitable and major players. Bench has also supported investment decisions for a number of major private equity and investment funds. In addition to HgCapital, he has been a senior advisor for SilverLake Sumeru and a senior partner for CDP Technology Ventures, a Canadian private equity fund that is part of Caisse de Depot et Placement du Quebec operating in the North American and European markets. He is also nonexecutive chairman of EidosMedia.