Jean Gonié is Group Director, Public Policy at VEON since October 2017.
Jean Gonié was previously the Public Policy Director of Amazon France, and a member of the Management Team of Amazon France, for almost three years.
Before joining Microsoft in 2005, Jean was a legal adviser to the French Data Protection Authority (the CNIL), worked in the legal department of the Internet Rights Forum and served as a staff member to a Member of the Parliament and a Senator. Jean started his career in the mid-1990s as a freelance journalist in French weekly (L’Express) and daily (Le Parisien, Ouest France) newspapers.
Jean Gonié is also French Foreign Trade Affairs Advisor since 2012 and a former member of the Board of Directors of the French Chamber of Commerce of the Pacific Northwest.
Jean is graduated from the Paris Institute of Political Studies (Sciences Po Paris) and holds a Master’s Degree of Law (Master 2, Université Paris II Panthéon-Assas) and Degree in History (Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne).