Gilles Chêne has been CEO of Planisware Germany since 2003, when he launched and set up the Group’s activities in the german speaking market (mainly Germany, Austria, Switzerland), with office based in Munich.

Previously, he worked as an Application Developer in Austria for Naintsch Mineralwerke (now Imerys) from 1986-88, as a Consultant and Project Manager for SoftLab, a BMW IT company from 1988-95 and then for Kromer & Chene from 1996-2002.

He graduated from the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Mines in Nancy with a focus on mining engineering, statistics and information technology, and holds a degree from the Centre de Recherche en Informatique de Nancy in 1985 with a master's in Software Engineering and AI.