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Laurent ACH



Laurent Ach est CTO de Qwant depuis 2022, la société française qui crée un moteur de recherche respectant la vie privée de ses utilisateurs. Il est expert en machine learning et intelligence artificielle. Il a précédemment créé l’équipe européenne de Rakuten Institute of Technology qui a contribué à de nombreuses innovations dans le domaine du machine learning et deep learning pour des applications de e-commerce. Il a commencé sa carrière chez Thales sur des projets utilisant des réseaux de neurones dès les années 1990 et sur des projets de prototypage virtuel avec Renault et Honda, en développant des technologies avancées d’images de synthèse. Il a ensuite travaillé dans le domaine des communications mobiles chez Safran et pour des startups dans les domaines de l’intelligence artificielle et de la réalité virtuelle. Il a été CTO de Living Actor, une société qui crée des assistants virtuels et CTO de Rakuten France. Il a coordonné et contribué à plusieurs projets collaboratifs de recherches français et européens.

Nicolas ALBERT

Consulting Director

Capgemini Invent

Nicolas ALBERT is in charge of the “Intelligent Products and Services” offering in France. He has been working for 8 years in Digital Transformation Consulting, with a particular focus on connected products and associated new business models – especially in the Manufacturing and Automotive sectors. He is passionate about strategy, connectivity transformation, data and softwarization.


International Innovation Program Manager



Head of Design Dassault Systèmes, World Design Organization Board Member

Dassault Systèmes

Pierrick AUTRET

AI Solutions Product Marketing Manager


Pierrick Autret has been Artificial Intelligence Solution Manager in the microcontroller division of STMicroelectronics since 2019. He holds a master’s degree in engineering with a specialization in embedded systems from the Ecole Polytechnique and a master’s degree in economics and management from the IAE in Aix-en-Provence. He began his career as a hardware product owner on the STM32 series before developing ST’s software offering.



Emmanuel BERNARD

HUB - RETAIL / Entreprôt du bricolage


Author of "Sous le règne des machines à gouverner" (Lancier, 2022) - Researcher in ethics and sustainability of AI

Centre d'Etudes Avancées IBM France - Centre for Advanced studies IBM France

Arnaud Billion, a lawyer, is a member of the IBM Academy of Technology and a researcher in ethics and sustainability of AI at the IBM France Center for Advanced Studies.
He wrote a thesis on the copyright of robots. He is the author of the book “Sous le règne des machines à gouverner” published by Larcier. (2022)


General Secretary

Secrétariat Général Pour l'Investissement, SGPI

Bruno Bonnell, 63 years old, began his career in business. A chemical engineer from CPE Lyon and a graduate of Paris Dauphine-PSL University, he has founded and managed several companies in the digital and innovation sectors. A promoter of innovation, he also created the Innorobo trade show, and in 2013 Robolution Capital, the first investment fund dedicated to start-ups in robotics. An ardent advocate of lifelong learning, he chaired the Board of Directors of the EM Lyon Business School for seven years. Elected deputy for the Rhône in 2017, he was vice-chairman of the special commission in charge of the PACTE law, and led the “Territoires d’Industrie” mission, entrusted by the Prime Minister. Bruno Bonnell is also the father of six children.

Christophe BORDE

Edge & IoT Product Marketing Lead





Mr. Daniel BOUCARD, CTO at Sercel, manages all the R&D teams based in Carquefou (44). He is also the sponsor of the group’s strategic service offering. He guarantees the coherence with the global strategy of the company and allows its implementation, in connection with the executive team.



Association for Advancing Automation (USA)


Head of Accounts


With more than 20 years of experience in the telecommunications sector in various technical and commercial positions in France and abroad, Benjamin Buscayret now assists KORE’s customers in simplifying the complexity of their business.

Sylvaine CAILLOU

Consulting Director

Capgemini Invent

After more than 20 years with a major French car manufacturer, particularly in the field of connected vehicles and services, Sylvaine joined Capgemini Invent as an Industry Expert.


Head of Datascience & AI




Director of the biomimetism division

Institut des Futurs souhaitables

Tarik CHEKCHAK, Director of the Biomimicry Pole of the Institute of Desirable Futures (IFs), and associate expert of PIKAIA. He is one of the pioneers of biomimicry in France and has been leading polar expeditions for 20 years.


Consulting Director

Capgemini Engineering

Mr. Daniel COUDRIET leads the “Manufacturing Intelligence” pillar of the “Smart Factory” offering within Capgemini Engineering. He draws on his experience in Industry 4.0 transformation and implementation projects in a variety of sectors, ranging from life sciences to discrete manufacturing.


Head of Interactive Simulation Laboratory


Stefano CRICO

Head of Sales EMEA


Stefano Crico has multi-year experience as Head of Sales & Business Development in EMEA in ICT, Digital & IoT Solutions & Services. He held management positions in Sales & Marketing with TOP Customers as well as Channels and Partners. He has a deep knowledge of EMEA culture and market together with specific competence in ICT & Digital Transformation, particularly in IoT, IT OSS/BSS Software Applications including Managed Services, IaaS & SaaS, VoIP, Mobile/Wireless Applications & Solutions, IPTV, Multimedia Services, Networking, Network Infrastructure. He also developed competence in market introduction through specific marketing campaigns. He represents OrbiWise in LoRa Alliance Marketing Committee.


Associate Director

frog, part of Capgemini Invent

Creative profile with a solid technical background in the aeronautics industry, Xavier DE LA CASA has co-invented 2 patents in aerodynamics and watchmaking. At Altran technology from 2010 to 2015, he notably spent 2 years studying snow accumulation for the French railroads, and was awarded 2 times at the AAAF symposium in 2014. Since 2015, he leads product development at frog Part of CAPGEMINI Invent in France, and remains a technical expert in calculation, product design and mechanical engineering.


Sales & Marketing Manager


After an initial technical (BTS Maintenance Automatism Industrial) and commercial training (Master in Commerce), Alexandre Decombejean has a career of 22 years in the field of electronic and electromechanical components.

For the past 5 years, he has been working on the production of electromagnetic solutions, notably power transformers, for the management and measurement of energy.

He has thus developed a field vision with actors of the energy sector, such as Enedis, EDF, Socomec Schneider ….

Associated with Time for the Planet, a company active in the fight against climate change in France and abroad, Alexandre has a real professional and personal interest in the ecological issues and the conviction that technology and technical solutions, especially IoT, contribute today and tomorrow to a better management of our energy consumption.


Isabelle Delannoy is a trained agricultural engineer and has worked in the agency of Yann Arthus-Bertrand with whom she co-wrote the film “Home” and collaborated on the book “La Terre vue du ciel”. Environmentalist, she specialized in the field of sustainable development and became known for her television and blog columns.
In 2012, she founded the DoGreen agency to promote a symbiotic economy model, the result of her years of observation of supportive, cooperative and eco-citizen economic models. Isabelle Delannoy advocates a harmony between human beings and ecosystems, a growth that would preserve natural resources.

Catherine DEVIC

Head of R&D Programmes for Nuclear performance and digital simulation


Olivier DHOTEL

Co-founder & Chief Revenue Officer

Olivier Dhotel is an entrepreneur with more than 15 years of experience in the telecom industry, including 8 years as Director of New TV and Video Services at Orange, where he managed a team of 45 people and developed the group’s revenue on this activity to the value of €250M. He is co-founder and Chief Revenue Officer of, which offers open source private 4G/5G networks for Industry 4.0.

Patrice-Henry DUCHENE

Independant expert & teacher

Responsabilité Sociétale et Environnementale des organisations et mobilité./ Societal & environmental responsaibility of organisations and Mobility

Independent expert (Societal and Environmental Responsibility of organizations, and mobility.) and teacher.
Patrice Henry Duchêne was in charge of the CSR policy of the PSA Group for 7 years, at the request of Philippe Varin. He co-founded the Group’s Corporate Foundation, dedicated to inclusive mobility, and directed it for 4 years, under the chairmanship of Carlos Tavares. In 2013, the PSA Foundation joined the Inclusive Mobility Laboratory to work with La Poste, Keolis, Transdev, the Red Cross, etc. on mobility issues for vulnerable people and new modes of transport in rural areas.
Patrice Henry Duchêne co-edited, with France Nature Environnement and Mobivia, the books: “The place of the car in tomorrow’s mobility” and “Climate and mobility”.
As a member of Entreprises Pour l’Environnement, chaired at the time by Jean-Dominique Senard, he led the working group on climate.
Patrice Henry is now a member of the “sustainable transport and mobility” board of France Nature Environnement. He is a member of the Territorial Development Committee of Haropa Ports.and a member of the Partners Committee of the Regional Energy and Climate Agency, which is attached to the Paris Climate Institute.
He is also a member of the strategic committee of the Norauto Foundation.
He was a member of the Paris-Ile-de-France Chamber of Commerce and Industry for 18 years, where he was the circular economy referent. He has chaired the ARDIES association for the past 10 years, which brings together the FRTP, elected officials from the Paris region and the CCI to fuel the debate on major transport infrastructures in the Paris region and to conduct strategic monitoring in Europe.
Finally, he holds degrees in Law, Political Science and Marketing. In 2017, he attended the Institut des Futurs Souhaitables and the Ecole de la Nature et des Savoirs sponsored by Pierre Rahbi.






Founder & CEO



Edge & IoT EMEA Sales Lead



Managing Director

La Grande Ecole du Numérique - GEN

Antoine HARDY

Technip Energies

Benjamin JONES

Marketing Manager


Ben Jones has varied experience in marketing, PR and project management roles in biotech, agri-tech and the circular economy. During his time in the university sector in the UK before moving to Dryad Networks, he created and managed an accelerator programme for biotech and agri-tech startups, funded by the UK’s Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council.

He is passionate about academic/industrial collaboration and facilitating and supporting startups to solve real-world problems. In his current role, he leads Dryad Networks’ marketing and PR efforts.

Nicolas JORDAN


Actility - IoT connectivity solutions & Abeeway - low-power geolocation solution for the IoT

Nicolas brings over 20 years of experience in business development, marketing, sales and management in the world of IT and telecoms. He was a co-founder of NetCentrex and served as business development and global partner director. Nicolas then headed the SaaS and hosting division of Comverse IP Business Unit. Prior to that Nicolas was head electronic advertising platform for Lagardère Hachette Filipacchi group. Nicolas graduated from New York University, Paris Dauphine (MScs) and Paris Assas (MBA).


National Security Officer

Microsoft France

Zoltan KISS

Head of International Sales and Research and Development


Experienced International Sales & Marketing Manager and IT/Engineering team leader with a demonstrated history of working in the electronic component distribution, IoT product development and IT area. Zoltán currently is the Head of International Sales at Endrich GmbH, a leading European Electronics Component Distribution and next to this position also leads the IoT Product Development Team. He has a strong professional background in international sales/IT management with a MSc degree and PhD studies behind, being focused in Electrical Engineering.
He has dozens of technical publications, several books in General Electronics, Electronics Design and IoT, presents in various technical conferences. Running websites for own technical white paper collection and in IoT Design Listed in BritishPedia’s Successful People of Hungary. Zoltán and his team have developed the Endrich IoT Platform, which will be presented on this event, and which is a holder of several prizes like HungExpo Industry Days Grand Prix (2020, 2022), German Innovation Award (2022) and Golden Medal of the Plovdiv International Technical Fair (2022).


Innovation Director

Heverett Group


Head of Digital Products Division - Samson Regulation



Sales manager of visual search solutions


Dan Langa is responsible for the sales of visual search solutions at nyris.
He has spent the last 10 years working for large industrial groups (CNH Industrial, Herc Rentals) as a sales manager for Aftersales & Spare Parts. He is now in charge of bridging the gap between parts research and data processing via AI.
His goal: “Give search the ability to see!”


Commercial Manager


Passionate about innovation and technology, Damien has been bringing his enthusiasm and experience to innovative projects for the past 15 years. Creator of start-up acceleration programs and start-up competitions, he has coached nearly 200 innovative companies. On a daily basis, he accompanies large-scale projects that transform large organizations, and always makes human change a priority. Convinced that tomorrow’s technology will be driven by Mixed Reality, he joined Synergiz to support its development since 2020.

Thimothee LEFEBVRE

Technip Energies

Jean-Philippe MALICET


Jasmine MANET

Youth Forever

At only 25 years old, Jasmine Manet embodies and fights for her generation. While still a student in the X-HEC Entrepreneurship program, Jasmine founded Vocation, a medium that enables students and recent graduates to discover and build fulfilling careers. Through Vocation, she inspires, arms, and celebrates the next generation of leaders, and has accompanied thousands of students and young professionals during the pandemic.
An entrepreneurial journey she has led simultaneously with her freelance work: Jasmine has accompanied large companies and SMEs in their HR and employer brand strategies, to attract and retain their young talents. She also produces podcasts, such as the one on Resilience, giving a voice to cancer patients.
At the end of 2021, Jasmine joined forces with Emmanuelle Duez to create Youth Forever, the very first NGO to work hand in hand with companies and public institutions to take care of and empower the next generation to lead transformations in companies and serve the environmental transition.
Since a few months, she is also Linkedin TopVoices New Generation and Young Leader of the Franco-British Council. Speaker, teacher and influencer, Jasmine’s mission is to give her generation the means to build a new sustainable and ethical world order.

Stéphane MARTHE

Chief Digital Officer



groupologist and organizational consultant

Frédéric Martin has been in charge of innovation projects in consular structures and organizations that support business leaders. Since 2017, he has been an organizational consultant and groupologist.
He leads transformation projects on a human scale (coaching, training,…) or on a larger scale and spreads the culture of innovation within private and public organizations.
With his Groupologist skills (unique in the world!), he is an organizer, facilitator or expert, , depending on the field of intervention, in order to align the stakeholders of transformation projects with the ambition of collectively building the organizations for tomorrow: conscious, sustainable and inclusive.
In addition, as an expert in public speaking, he facilitates numerous institutional and entrepreneurial conferences as well as internal communication “large meetings” for major accounts throughout the year.


Fondateur & CEO

DO - designoffice




General delegate


Ludovic NOEL

Managing Director



Mines St Etienne


VP IIoT product & market strategy


Paul Pinault is VP IIoT product & market strategy at Braincube, a company based in Auvergne that has been specializing in artificial intelligence solutions for industrial players and factories for 15 years.

Paul Pinault graduated from the Institut Supérieur d’Informatique de Modélisation et de leurs Applications (ISIMA) in Clermont-Ferrand in 2000. Functional analyst, project manager and then technical architect in the supply chain, Paul Pinault was then in charge of integrating the back offices in India and Manila into the Michelin process. He then became the Group’s infrastructure architect where he developed the strategy for data centers and DRP, storage, middleware infrastructure, database, output management, mainframe and Oracle ERP.

In 2014, he was one of the pioneers of the Michelin incubator and led various innovation projects that were turned into products and external acquisitions.

In 2016, he becomes Integration Architect and Domain Manager where he is in charge of Michelin Group’s strategy on integration middleware (APIM, EAI, ETL, SOA, BPM, iPaaS, API Management, Kafka…). In 2019, he becomes CTO Data to Intelligence, an internal Michelin start-up aiming to improve road safety by improving driver knowledge (Better Driver product line) and identifying road hazards (Better Road product line).

At the same time, Paul Pinault is co-founder and CTO of Ingenious Things, a company specializing in the manufacture of intelligent objects (IoT), which will be present twice at CES to offer connected services. He runs a blog that is a reference in IoT as well as a related Youtube channel – – where he offers various MooCs concerning IoT and LPWAN. Paul Pinault is identified as an expert in LPWAN technologies, integrated to the Sigfox “ambassador” program, leader of the Helium community in France among others.

He has also been teaching for 20 years, at the IUT of Clermont-Ferrand, at Science Po Grenoble and at the ISIMA of Clermont-Ferrand. Paul is a regular speaker at international IT and IoT conferences, such as Devoxx, The Things Conference…

François PORTIER

Director of the "smart factory 4.0" research program


François PORTIER has been Director of the Smart Factory 4.0 Research Program within ALTEN’s Innovation Department since 2020. A graduate of the CESI general engineering school, he began his career in England in the automotive sector. In Spain, he continued for 10 years in product development and industrial processes. He joined ALTEN in 2013 in France, where he worked on the industrialization of the A350. He then specialized in industrial performance, was certified Black Belt Lean Six Sigma and focused on information feedback, processing via AI, and visualization of industrial data and its predictions.




Chamatex group

Gilles Réguillon, a general engineer, began his career at the Calor Pont-Evêque factory (Isère). He quickly progressed and held various management positions within the SEB group for 12 years.
His DNA pushed him towards an entrepreneurial project in the bicycle industry around a patent he filed on the concept of a variable geometry mountain bike fork. Despite the success of his patent, which gave rise to a great commercial adventure, this first entrepreneurial experience was not as successful as expected and his company was taken over by a group in the same sector.
After 2 years spent in this group Gilles Réguillon decided to join Chamatex in 2006, a French textile company created in 1980, in order to develop the technical fabric department. He will quickly take over the general management and in 2011 he will buy Chamatex and become CEO.
After years of strong growth, he created Chamatex group in 2019, the holding company that oversees all the activities of the group, which now includes 7 companies all based in Auvergne Rhône Alpes: Chamatex, Rocle, ASF 4.0, Toptex Cube, Teinture des cèdres, Moulinage de la Volane and most recently Insoft.
Gilles Réguillon is characterized by his creativity and his desire to constantly go further. He wishes to accelerate the growth of the Group to place Chamatex among the leaders in the technical textile sector by revolutionizing production methods in France and internationally. Under his leadership, Chamatex has succeeded in multiplying its turnover by 5 in 10 years, reaching 33.5 M€ in 2021. Gilles Réguillon’s objective is to reach a turnover of 100 M€ within 5 years.

Nicolas RENAUD

Sales Director, Eastern Hemisphere


Mr. Nicolas RENAUD manages a team of business engineers based in Carquefou (44) whose role is the promotion and sale of Sercel’s equipment / solutions on the onshore and offshore markets for subsurface seismic studies.

Gaelle REY


Agence Proton

Gaëlle Rey, an engineer in complex systems architecture, has a strong background in technological innovation. She has led multidisciplinary teams on an international scale. Her work has gradually led her to integrate creative fields, thus decompartmentalizing technical knowledge. She likes maturing disruptive solutions, testing potentialities and possible meanings. In tandem with Etienne Guerry at the Proton Agency, she engages in a dynamic transformation of organizations.

Jean-Pierre RIEHL

Innovation Director, France-Benelux


Passionate about data, a fan of Power BI, innovation driven but business oriented, artificially intelligent, Jean-Pierre drives innovation and “passion-for-tech” at Avanade. He has been working on challenging projects for over 20 years, ranging from the web to IoT and including lots of data and AI.

Jean-Pierre has been recognized by Microsoft as a Data Platform MVP since 2008 and is very involved in communities in France, as an organizer and speaker.

Christophe ROCHEGUDE



Head of Business Development France


Joël Rosenberg is a graduate of Ecole Polytechnique (1987), Sup’Aéro (1989), M.I.T. (1991) and CIIA (2005), equivalent to an MBA and CFA in Europe. Joël Rosenberg was a merchant banker at Rothschild Bank, then the founder and Managing Director of the Private Equity and Venture department of Société Générale Asset Management. He was in 1996-1997 appointed as head of industrial innovation under the Prime Minister Alain Juppé government. He has held several very senior positions within the Ministry of Defence, the last one being dedicated to industry 4.0 and innovation. He has been Director France of EIT Manufacturing since July 2021. He has taught at Ecole Polytechnique, ENSTA, SFAF, NEOMA and FINANCIA Business Schools.


Senior Manager IoT - Digital Experience Center at Sopra Steria Next


Capucine has been working as a strategy and innovation consultant for 15 years. After several successful experiences in framing and piloting IoT and industrial projects, she has created and deployed innovative service offerings in emerging markets, from the analysis of customer needs to the business model. She has extensive sector expertise in the Energy and Smart Buildings sectors. For the past 5 years, Capucine has been supporting players in the Energy ecosystem in their digital transformation to address the new challenges of the Energy Transition through the impacts on their activities and their business models.


CTO Advisory Consultant



June Partners


Sales manager & IoT Expert


With nearly 15 years of experience in IoT with infrastructure providers, system integrators and now with a sensor manufacturer, Pierre Savary masters the entire value chain of the ecosystem. Today, he is responsible for BoB Assistant sales for WATTECO. He addresses the use cases of industry 4.0 and predictive maintenance, in particular thanks to embedded AI technology.

Dominique SCIAMMA

Director - CY Design School @ CY Cergy Paris University / President of APCI, for the promotion of Design.

CY - Cergy Paris Université / APCI - Association nationale d'intérêt général, de promotion du design français


head of international innovation development



Systematic / Soverency

Clément TEQUI

CEO de Capsule Corp. Labs / Cofondateur de Ternoa

Capsule Corp Labs / Ternoa

Clément Téqui became interested in the potential of Blockchain back in 2018 through the lens of technology, finance and economics.

The same year, he wrote the book “Blockchain, towards new value chains”. He also has 5 years of experience in finance and strategy in leading European consulting firms.

In 2020, he co-founded the Ternoa Blockchain, the only French Layer 1 dedicated to utility NFTS.

In 2021, Capsule Corp. Labs is created to develop the Ternoa ecosystem and he becomes its CEO.

Catherine TESSIER

Research director, scientific integrity and research ethics referent


Catherine Tessier is a research director at ONERA in Toulouse and ONERA’s scientific integrity and research ethics referent. Her research focuses on the “autonomy” of machines and related ethical issues. She is a member of the National Digital Ethics Steering Committee, the Defense Ethics Committee and the Inria Legal and Ethical Risks Operational Committee. She was a member of the UNESCO ad hoc expert group for the elaboration of an instrument on the ethics of Artificial Intelligence.


Digital Solutions Manager - Samson regulation

Samson group


Christian ULRIK

VP Business Development & Sales EMEA


Christian has a strong technology background – notably in IoT networks, sensors and applications. His professional experience has spanned a variety of verticals including smart building, public infrastructure, smart energy, water/wastewater, healthcare and transportation.


Vice Président-Marketing

Lora Alliance

Derek leads the Marketing team at the LoRa Alliance and brings over 25 years of experience marketing technology, Industrial IT and Communication products and services globally. Most recently, he was Director of Product Management and Marketing for MultiTech, responsible for the increasing revenue and profitability for the entire IoT/M2M portfolio, including one of the largest suite of LoRaWAN products in the industry. He has worked across multiple parts of the value chain and around the world, with stops at Ericsson in Copenhagen, Orange Business Services in London, StrategyMix in Sydney and US West in Minneapolis.

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