Michel Guillemot graduated from EDHEC (Ecole Des Hautes Etudes Commerciales,) or “School of Business Studies,” which is a French “grande école” focusing on business and management, based in Lille.
Michel Guillemot co-founded Ubisoft, a leading video game developer, with sales topping a billion euros. Michel Guillemot was central to the expansion of Ubisoft studios, a group which includes more than 4,800 coders and graphic artists. The group is globally known for production of high quality gaming software. Guillemot started Ludigames in the year 2000, prior to his involvement with Gameloft. Guillemot became CEO of Gameloft after the two companies merged. Now, Gameloft employs more than 5,500 developers, partners, and contributors globally. Gameloft is the premier gaming developer in the mobile and tablet marketplace. Guillemot’s current compensation package includes over one million Euros.
In an interview, Guillemot stated, "the introduction of our real-time multiplayer technology, gamers were able to take mobile gaming to another level- a live gaming community where you could play head to head simultaneous competition with anyone across the nation via your cell phone. That breakthrough was a significant point for the mobile space."