Plenary – Gaël Langevin

Future Tech, Now

Wednesday, May 13, 10:00 am to 10:20 am in Theater


Gaël Langevin

Founder, InMoov
Gaël was raised in a creative environment his father an artist, his mother a decorator and furniture builder. At the age of three, Gaël gets his first toolkit. He grew up with hammers, nails, saws and many tools. At the age of nine, Gaël has big plans for building a submarine… but instead he builds a PinBall machine with old record players. At the age of twelve he persuades his brother to use their Christmas money to buy a welder. The goal is to build a kart with a motor. He spent much of his childhood building sets for his own super-8 film production and casting his own hands with plaster. Gaël studied at the St Therese School of in Paris, and has work for many design houses including Guillaume Fouan, Specific, Tomawak. He has also collaborated with the sculptor and designer Henny van de Akker and Toonder studios in Denmark.Gael is the founder of "Factices" workshop. He works for many filmmakers and fashion designers including Etienne Chatillez, Jean-Pierre Jeunet, Marc Caro and also Jean-Paul Gaultier and Karl Lagerfeld. Gaël is the creator of InMoov, the first 3D printable, open-source, humanoid robot.