Raphaël Carles was named as Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Isobar France, the Creation and Digital Strategy agency of the Dentsu Aegis Network group, in July 2018. Having joined Isobar in June 2016, he is responsible for the agency's operations, as well as for its technical and innovations roadmap. With a degree from the ENSIC School of Chemical Engineering, Raphaël has twenty years of experience in the digital sphere.
After starting out at Smile, Raphaël joined Himalaya in 2000, as Director of Internet and Extranet projects. In 2002, Raphaël joined the Business & Decision Group, as Technical Director of BDNet, the group's e-business agency. Then in 2008, he became Technical Director of Interakting, the digital agency of the Business & Decision Group, before taking on the role of Technical Director for the Group's Digital Business Unit at the end of 2015.
Throughout this time, Raphaël has overseen the web strategy development of major clients, such as Canal+ Group, BNP Paribas, Samsung, the French Ministry of Education and PSA. As an industrialisation specialist for web and mobile strategies, Raphaël headed design initiatives for business apps, content management systems, portals, e-commerce sites and social networks for Business & Decision. With the ambition of uniting the digital professions, Raphaël joined Isobar to merge the agency's creativity with the methods and processes that ensure the quality of the final product.