Victor Potier is a postdoctoral researcher in sociology at Pacte (Public policies, political Action, Territories). His research focuses on the connections between digital technology, markets and public policies, with a special interest in learning video games. He wrote a PhD thesis on the public market of pedagogical innovation, based on a sociotechnical approach from design to the use of gamified digital tools. His current research extends the study of devices designed to work pleasantly. It focuses on the manufacturing of professional events, by addressing both the socio-technical issues related to their digitalization, their marketing and the relationship of their organizers to public authorities.