RIDE! team

The story of RIDE! is the story of the meeting of these 3 founders. 3 space enthusiasts who combine their experience and skills to bring space into a new era! Our team is focused on democratizing Space to anyone by providing a direct, fair, reliable and simple solution, whoever you are, wherever you are.

Valentin Benoit

- Business Administration background and lean startup specialization.
- Several companies led or founded, 3 years as a business director in a major tech market place (200M in revenue, 15 countries, 10 people met in direct management).
- Active networking and involvement in the space Ecosystem (ActinSpace, SGA).


Maxime Gaud

- French-German Double Degree in Engineering ;
- Many years of experience in Operations in Start-up;
- Experiences in Management of important teams;
- Work Experience in the UK;


Lucien Le Roy Ladurie CTO

- Programming and mentorship specialization.
- 5 years of experience in programming in several fields such as Big Data and Cybersecurity.
- Mentor for online programming training (OpenClassroom) and consulting for various web projects.
- Trained and formed by Epitech (Coding Academy)


RIDE! advisors

Long experienced advisors are contributing to RIDE!'s development, vision and network. From Space to SaaS, from Corporate to Start-up, they all have a priceless experience and share it with our team to serve our disruptive ambition.

Marc Leminh

Space Advisor
20 years of experience in IoT and Space (CLS, Kinéis)
Founder of Aldorane.


Philippe Boissat

Space Advisor
30 years of experience in TelCo and Aerospace.
Founder of 3i3s and COO of E-Space.


Jim Cantrell

Space Advisor
Founder Phantom Space


Jean-Jacques Dordain

Space Advisor
Former Director General of the European Space Agency


Frédéric Sitterlé

Tech & entrepreneurship advisor
Serial entrepreneur, founder of MySkreen, Director of New Media at Le Figaro, 25 years in the tech industry


Julien Clouet

Tech & entrepreneurship advisor
Founder My Little Big Connection, 15years in the platform industry