Ludovic Blecher is the head of the Google Digital News Innovation fund. Previously, he was the director of the FINP a Digital Press Fund for French Publishers backed by Google. Blecher is a journalist and has spent 15 years in the news industry. He was a reporter, then Editor in Chief and executive director of Liberation.fr. He was a 2012 Fellow at the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard and a member of the French Digital Council an independent advisory commission for the French Government.