Benjamin Trigano co-founded the company Mama Shelter with his father, Serge Trigano, and his brother, Jérémie Trigano. Mama Shelter’s boutique hotels provide an “Urban Kibbutz” – a refuge for guests of all backgrounds, offering a mix of shared fun, affordability and exceptional service. The first Mama Shelter opened in Paris in 2008 and was designed by Philippe Starck. Since then, Mama Shelter has expanded to include locations in Marseille, Lyon, Bordeaux, Los Angeles, Rio de Janeiro, Toulouse, Prague, Belgrade, and with another 10 properties in construction. The Trigano family founded, owned and managed Club Med for fifty years. Benjamin Trigano is also the founder and owner of M+B, a contemporary art gallery located in Los Angeles, California. M+B opened in 2004 and represents emerging to established artists.