He has had unique and diversified entrepreneurial and corporate experiences in the technology sector. He is chairman and founder of FDB Partners SPRL an investment and advisory firm in TMT, renewable energy and publishing. Francois is also active in lecturing worldwide, is a member of various boards of public and private companies, advisory boards, private investments funds and foundations around the world.
Francois started his career as a researcher in Robotics, Artificial Intelligence with IBM Corporation; then founded, and sold, several businesses. He then moved to senior positions in large global companies, in particular Lucent Technologies where he was President and CEO Lucent EMEA and then as International CEO and corporate officer ran all Lucent’s 38 acquisitions in the Internet sector.
He retired at the end of 2008 from the position of CEO of BT Global Services and as a BT Group PLC board member.
In BT Global Services he created a world leader in Networked IT services comprising 37000 employees and operating in 176 countries, in 4 years acquiring 32 companies around the world.
In parallel, he led BT Innovate, the advanced R&D and innovation team of BT group and in this role chaired and sponsored numerous initiatives with the most prestigious Universities in the world.
Francois is still very active at the WEF (Davos and regional forums) and created and then chaired the BT Global advisory board (60 world-class leaders from around the world).
CEO IDATE DigiWorld
Jacques Moulin is CEO of IDATE DigiWorld since 1st July 2017
Jacques Moulin started his career with Thomson SA. He joined France Telecom-Orange Group in 1991 and participated in its transformation in B2B, consumer, and human resources segments both in France and abroad. He held various managerial and operational posts as well as other within Orange Group: human resources manager of the Eastern Parisian Region, human resources manager of Orange Business Services, Regional Manager for Lorraine then Territorial Manager for the Eastern Region (Alsace-Lorraine, Burgundy, Franche Comté). Prior joinning IDATE DigiWorld, Jacques was CEO of Sofrecom (2011), a consulting firm that specialises in assisting large corporation in their digital transformation.
A graduate of the Science Po school of politics, Jacques Moulin also has legal training and a postgraduate degree from the Paris institute of political studies (IEP). He has studied under the ESSEC economics and business school’s international development program.
Pascale joined IDATE DigiWorld in 2006. She is our head of general accounting. In this capacity, she is responsible for client and supplier billing, and for managing relations with DigiWorld Institute members’ accounting departments.
She is also in charge of General services. She plans and supervises all of our maintenance and coordinates outside technicians and vendors.
Director of the Digital Territories Unit
25 years of work experience
- 2015 Elected as a vice president of the Public Initiative Network Industry Federation
- 2014 Digital Business Unit Territories Manager
- 2000 Starting in IDATE as a director of studies
Pierre-Michel heads Digital Territories Unit.
He assists local authorities (regions, cities and metropolitan areas) in their strategic decision-making process when planning IT deployments in their area, and has advised a number of telcos and infrastructure managers wanting to secure public broadband and superfast broadband works contract, and who require strategic expertise and advice on costing their projects
Pierre-Michel holds a Telecommunications Engineer degree from the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Télécommunications de Bretagne (ENST-B).
Head of the TV & Digital Content Practice
15 years of work experience
Jacques is in charge of the TV & digital content practice dedicated to media and digital content.
During its 15 years’ experience in the Media sector, Jacques has become an expert of the media economics and of the impact of Internet on content. His assignments involve strategic and sector-specific examination of the television/video and its distribution modes, from broadcast to telecoms/IP. Jacques’s previous experience includes analyst for the Eurostaf/Les Echosgroup, market analyst for Ericsson.
Jacques holds a post-graduate research degree (DEA) in International Economics (Université Paris X) and a Master in Strategic Management of Innovation (Toulouse Graduate School of Management).
Head of the UFB Public & Private Practice
9 years of work experience
- 2017 Director of studies in IDATE, head of the public/private network practice
- 2014 Starting in IDATE as a senior consultant
- 2013 Management of the negotiations for the SFR enterprise concerning the attribution of RIP THD of Loiret , Oise and Val-de-Marne
Vincent is in charge of regional digital development assignments, and particularly of drafting business plans for local authorities’ broadband and ultra-fast broadband rollout projects.
He takes part to the discussion with local authorities’ public initiative networks (public service delegation contracts (PSD), PPP, State-run initiatives, procurement) for major ultra-fast broadband public initiative network projects.
Vincent has a Master 2 degree from the IEP in Lyon in Public Sector Management: Local authorities and partner enterprises, specialising in public-private partnerships.
- 2009 Project leader of DigiWorld Summit
- 2000 Cartographic consultant
- 1998 Started à IDATE
Christine joined IDATE DigiWorld in 1998.
Working previously as a consultant, more specifically in charge of IT support, database management and mapping services, today Christine is in charge of the sales and logistics coordination of the Institute’s major events, including the DigiWorld Summit and the DigiWorld Future annual series of symposiums in Brussels, London and Paris.
Maxime has been coordinating programmes and speaker relations for all of the IDATE DigiWorld conferences since 2016. He also provides logistical support for both our events (budget tracking, relations with service providers, etc.) and communications (website, newsletters…).
Maxime joined the Institute in 2011 as an intern, helping to organise the DigiWorld Summit, for which he was later appointed Assistant to the Event Manager.
He has a Master’s in Applied Foreign Languages, specialising in international project negotiations in English and Chinese, and completed a one-year language course in Shanghai.
Head of the Smart Territories Practice
27 ans d'expérience
- 2017 Head of the Intelligent Territories (Territoire Intelligents) practice
- 2016 Development of the national policy in favor of the digital economy development in Burkina Faso and Smart City blueprint of Greater Casablanca
- 2014 Committee member management of the Cite Intelligent of Montpellier Metropolitan
Philippe Baudouin heads the Smart Territories Practice
His main areas of involvement include:
- Providing local authorities and federal departments with assistance and strategic expertise for defining ICT public policies;
- Assistance in mounting innovative ICT projects with communities of specialised actors, such as education departments and local authorities;
- ICT project and programme assessment.
Philippe is also involved in European projects devoted to local and regional development issues, new ICT-enabled applications and the assessment of action plans, projects and programmes.
Philippe is a geographical economist, with an engineer’s degree in Regional Development from the Université de Lille 1/ENVAR.
Consultant Telecoms Unit
12 years of work experience
- 2016 Orange SA-Direction of Convergence-Paris, France
- 2014 GlobeNet (Brazil Telecom) – Account Manager – Venezuela
- 2011 Orange Business Services – Account Manager - Venezuela
Samuel is a consultant on Telecom strategies at IDATE. He is focused in the study of the evolution of new and existing technologies used by telecom operators in different regions around the world.
Before IDATE, Samuel has worked several years with European and American telecom players in the Latin American telecom market. He has been involved in the project management of telecom solutions through submarine and terrestrial cable networks. He has also worked analyzing innovation indexes in operators in UK and France and he has performed market research and benchmarking in the European and the African Market.
Samuel is a Computer Engineer from Simon Bolivar’s University at Caracas, Venezuela. He has a MBA degree from IESA and a degree of a Master of Sciences in Information and Telecommunications Technologies Business Management from Télécom Ecole de Management in Evry, France.
Head of the Innovation Unit
15 years of work experience
- 2015 IDATE, Head of Consulting
- 2009 IDATE, Head of Innovation Unit
- 2004 IDATE, Expert on Internet Services
- 2002 French Trade Commission in San Francisco (USA), Expert on Web and Software
Vincent is leading the Consulting activities of IDATE DigiWorld since 2015 and is in charge of the Innovation Unit, covering topics like OTT services, IoT and M2M, software innovation and Internet infrastructure (cloud, CDN). He is personally involved in missions/studies as an expert on valuation of data (Big Data, IA, IoT, advertising, privacy, regulation, etc…) and on digital transformation of traditional industries (especially automotive, healthcare, retail, etc…). He is also leading IDATE contributions in some R&D projects like H2020 or CELTIC+ (OCEAN, H20, etc…).
Vincent Bonneau is a graduate of the Ecole Polytechnique (1997) and the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Télécommunications (2002), and holds a Masters Degree in New Technologies Management from the HEC business school (2002).
In charge of Management control and Accounting
A graduate of INTEC, Isabelle joined IDATE DigiWorld in 1992 after her early experience working in the management control unit of a large IT company, with a staff of over 700 people. She is in charge of IDATE’s management control, all accounting and financial operations as well as the Institute’s internal audits. Isabelle is also responsible for ensuring consistency between our different business areas, our budget plan and strategic forecasting
Senior Consultant Telecoms Unit
9 years of work experience
After carrying out a Thesis on the potential of the Wimax Technology as a means of providing broadband access on the French consumer market, he specialized in the wireless industry, which he has been analyzing through the whole value chain, addressing both terrestrial and satellites networks. More recently, he has been focusing on new radio technologies, on the 5G standardization process, in-flight communication and the complementarity of cellular and satellite networks, especially in the context of new satellite projects, such as those in Low Earth Orbit.
He is graduated from Edhec Business School where he specialized in Marketing Management.
Director of studies Digital Territories Unit
18 years of work experience
- 2017 Bootcamp joint-coordination: strategy of digital industry in Occitanie region
- 2016 8th edition: Digital Observatory Rhone-Alpes region
- 2014 7th Edition: Observatory PME and TIC
She is a specialist of microeconomic and econometric sciences. Her activity is focused on ICT behavior modeling and prospective analysis equipment. Her assignments focus primarily on market modelling, outlook and analysis. Anne is in charge of IDATE’s regular surveys of large and medium-size businesses concerning their telecom and IT equipment usage.
As the head of works conducted by the Université de Montpellier I, she has contributed to several reports that provided analysis of consumer behaviour, drawing on her dual specialisation in econometrics and microeconomics.
Ms. Causse holds a PhD in Economic Sciences from Montpellier’s Université de Sciences Economiques, where the title of her thesis was: The value of travel time, traffic modelling and forecasts, project assessment (1994-1998).
Head of the R&D Practice
+10 years of work experience
- 2016 Senior Consultant of IDATE DigiWorld
- 2012 Coordinator of the European Project FP7 BUTLER in l’IoT
- 2007 Founder of SimplySim start up- entrepreneurial experience
He participates to assignments and publications related to the Internet industry and on emerging technologies. His activities are especially focused on technological and marketing innovations. Bertrand is also in charge of developing IDATE DigiWorld participation to research and development collaboration projects (EU projects, H2020).
Prior to IDATE, Bertrand worked as European Project Manager at inno TSD, he has been involved in numerous R&D projects He was project coordinator of the FP7 BUTLER project focused on development of a secure and context aware Internet of Things. As such, he participated to the project research on ethics, privacy and data protection in a fully deployed Internet of Things. He developed the socio-economic impact assessment and user engagement methodologies of the H2020 FESTIVAL project on the federation of the Internet of Things experimentation platforms between Europe and Japan.
Bertrand has an Engineer degree in Computer Science from the Ecole Polytechnique Universitaire of Nice Sophia-Antipolis. He also has an entrepreneur experience, as he spent 5 years as the COO and founder of a 3D simulation startup (SimplySim SAS), driving the company strategy for innovation, marketing and funding, until the buy-out of the company in 2011.
Consultant Telecoms Unit
- 2017 -Gigabit Nations : Gigabit Access takes off ? -5G Plans & Investments -From programmatic TV to adressable TV: Personalization of TV consumption and publicity
- 2016 European market of telecoms services and actors.
Ariane joined the Telecom Strategies department of IDATE in 2016. Her main focus is on market and operator services and investments in both Europe and Africa. She also assists the TV and Digital Services practice in analyzing audiovisual markets and telecommunications/media convergence operations.
She graduated from the Grande Ecole Program of HEC Paris in 2016 with a Master’s degree in Management, minoring in Management of the Media, Arts and Creative Industries. She also completed a Bachelor of Arts in History of Art at the Sorbonne (2013).
Senior Consultant Digital Territories Unit
7 ans d'expérience
- 2016 Senior Consultant in IDATE
- 2011 Junior Consultant in IDATE
- 2009 Responsible of transmission projects SDH in Bouygues Telecom
Julien Gaudemer joined lDATE in September 2011, working as an Telecom Technical Consultant.
His assignments primarily involve technical examination of the Internet access infrastructures (fixed and mobile, as well as core networks).
He notably works on studies dealing with FttH networks roll-out, especially Public Initative Networks, on economic and technical aspects. He also works on Internet services reports and studies.
Before coming to IDATE, Julien worked in the Network Division at the French operator Bouygues Telecom as a project manager intern, in Paris.
Mr. Gaudemer holds an Engineer Master degree in telecommunications at the Institut Supérieur d’Electronique de Paris (2011), and studied Management of Innovation at the Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg, Sweden.
Executive Assistant, Telecom Unit
13 years of work experience
Emmanuelle joined IDATE in 2005 and is the Telecoms’ Division’s Executive Assistant.
She is in charge of the division’s daily operations, is involved in the production of market reports and handles our tenders for national and international calls.
Emmanuelle also manages the DigiWorld Watch Service.
Director of Studies Digital Territories Unit
17 years of work experience
- 2014 Development activity Datacenter
- 2007 Started in IDATE DigiWorld
- 2000 Professional career started at the Council in Paris
Guillaume has been Director of Studies at IDATE since September 2007. His work focuses primarily on issues surrounding datacentres, and is current producing several strategic reports on the deployment of these infrastructures in a variety of locations.
Before joining IDATE, Guillaume worked as a senior consultant for ARCOME, chiefly on business-related issues. His core areas of expertise are:
- Operators and new technology service providers’ business: supply-side offers in France and around the world, analysis of the building blocks of operators’ and ISPs’ services;
- Qualitative and quantitative analysis of telecom and IT issues;
- Product marketing/operational marketing: development and rollout of (fixed and mobile) calling, data and internet products;
- Project management: project development team management and coordination of cross-over working groups (marketing, technical, financial, sales, etc.);
Strategic analysis of telecom (calling, data, internet) and IT (open access, etc.) markets and products.
Sales Manager, Business Unit Research
Consultant Innovation Unit
5 years of work experience
- 2017 Study for the DGE on the market evolution of objects associated to large publics
- 2015 European Commission project on the possibility of developing a european certification process for cable's TV
Antoine has been an IDATE DigiWorld consultant since 2014.
His main areas of focus are the economic and strategic issues surrounding TV and video distribution. Before joining IDATE DigiWorld, he worked for Canal+ and TF1.
Antoine holds an engineering degree from the École des Mines de Nantes and an MBA in Audiovisual Production from ESG.
PR & Digital Communication Manager
Florence Le Borgne
Future TV & Digital Content Lead Analyst
Florence Le Borgne, Director of Studies, joined IDATE DigiWorld in July 1998.
Florence’s prime area of focus is the digitalization process in the TV and video industry (terrestrial, cable, satellite and IPTV, mobile TV, digital cinema, video and TV on the web) dealing with both the economic and strategic aspects of those sectors, at a macro and microeconomic level. More generally, her work involves analysis of media groups’ strategies. She works for private companies (broadcasters, telecom operators, manufacturers), French and foreign regulatory authorities and public bodies (CSA, CNC, Centre d’Analyse Stratégique, HADOPI, OFCOM), ministries (Industry, Culture), the European Commission and French regional authorities.
Florence is also a lecturer at the University of Montpellier I since 2010 where she teaches audiovisual economy.
Florence is a graduate of the Lille school of management EDHEC (Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales).
Head of the Telecoms Division
- septembre 2017 IDATE – Director of Studies – Head of the Telecoms Division
- 2012-2017 Bouygues Telecom – Head of strategic analysis, Strategy Department
- 1998-2012 McKinsey & Company – Analyst and later manager, Telecoms market analysis department
Jean-Luc joined IDATE in September 2017 as head of the Telecoms Division.
Prior to that, Jean-Luc worked as the head of strategic analysis for Bouygues Telecom and as Manager of the Telecoms market analysis department at McKinsey & Company in France and in Belgium.
He has an Executive MBA from HEC Paris and the Louvain School of Management.
Director of Studies Telecom Unit
+ 30 years of work experience
- 2014 First edition of the DigiWorld Yearbook Africa and Middle East Edition
A member of the IDATE team since November 2000, Sophie Lubrano is specialized in telecom operator commercial and Marketing strategies, and also in demand analysis (Use IT programme). Sophie carried out prospective studies in the Telecom sector, as well as market modeling and forecasting. Main topics: telecom operators strategies, Bundles strategies, pricing strategies, Internet services, innovation, e-commerce, m-payment, innovation, strategies, prospective, modeling, forecast. Prior to joining IDATE, Sophie was an economic consultant for B.I.P.E., where she was in charge of telecom market monitoring.
Mrs Lubrano is an economist, with a post-graduate degree from ESLSCA (Ecole Supérieure Libre des Sciences Commerciales Appliquées).
Director of Studies Telecom Unit
24 years of work experience
- 2013 LTE in Europe
- 2008-2011 EITO contract: Datebases of telcos and media markets
- 2003 3G in Europe
An IDATE Senior Consultant since October 2000, Carole is in charge of monitoring the globe’s mobile markets, operator (networks, MVNO) and mobile services development particularly in LTE. She has also become an expert in spectrum management issues.
Carole holds a MS in marketing (EDHEC business school, Lille, 1991). She also holds a Masters in Human Resources and Corporate Management (ESCP, Paris business school, 1992).
Head of the Video Game Practice
21 ans d'expérience
- 2017 Chairman of the commission that grants aid to video games in Upper France
- 2015 Member of the board of directors of the National Video Game Syndicate
- 2014 First edition of the French video game barometer in France, published in partnership with the SNJV+
He is responsible for studies on consumer electronics, digital home, video games, music and related phenomena: changing uses, new uses and devices, technology innovation, piracy, content protection and rights management. Laurent has developed expertise in the field of economic development and investment project engineering. He is also actually involved in studies conducted by IDATE for local authorities and their expression to define development strategies around ICT (Information and Communication Technologies) and CCI (Cultural and Creative Industries).
He carries out techno-economic appraisals for innovation agencies and incubators on the issues of video gaming and multimedia content development. He participates in sector-based, market and strategic studies in the areas of ICT, television, Internet and video. He was the originator of Game Summit, which takes place during the Digiworld Summit in November each year (www.gamesummit.pro).
Laurent holds a Master’s degree in Economic and Financial Engineering.
Executive Assistant to the CEO
Head of the Wireline Practice
23 years of work experience
- 2016 Director of DigiWorld Institute UK
- 2016 Business Plan for the setting up of large Fiber Optic operator for an electric power company in Africa
- 2014 Competitive analysis and business plan for a major FTTH deployment in the Middle East.
- 2010 Study on the good practices related to the indoors deployment of fiber as well as on the sharing of clusters.
- 2008 Major study for the French government on the deployment scenarios of High Speed network development in France (modeling of costs and governmental options)
- 2004 Project Manager of FTTH panorama for the FTTH Europe Council (15th edition in 2007), and annual FTTX monitoring service covering more than 70 counties (7th edition)
Roland joined IDATE in 1998 and he is now Principle Analyst.
Roland in his position of Director DigiWorld Institute UK is also responsible for the Think Tank activities of IDATE DigiWorld in the UK (nearly 60 companies’ members).
He is regular speaker in key events related to FTTH topics at an international level (FTTH Councils Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East, Latin America, Africa and US, FTTH Forum, Broadband World Forum, IIR, Informa & IQPC events, ETNO, CITI, Convergence India and IDATE DigiWorls Summit).
Roland is a Telecommunications Engineer (ENST Paris, 1994) and received a Master on Electronics (University Paris 6, 1994). He also worked for AT&T Bell laboratories (USA) as Engineer on DWDM Optical Networks and ATM technologies. He started his carrier in the France Telecom R&D labs working on optical communications.
Senior Consultant Digital Territories Unit
10 years of work experience
- 2017 Définition du Schéma Directeur National d’Aménagement Numérique du Togo
- 2016 Accompagnement du Département des Bouches-du-Rhône dans la définition de son Schéma Directeur Territorial d’Aménagement Numérique (SDTAN)
- 2015 Etude, analyse de marché et préconisations marketing pour l'évolution des offres du domaine fixe de l’Office des Postes et Télécommunications de Nouvelle-Calédonie
Nicolas joined IDATE in 2010 where he is a senior consultant to our public sector customers. He specialises in defining strategies for local authorities in the areas of infrastructures, take-up and digital services.
Nicolas has acquired the expertise required for digital support projects in various areas of regional development (health, tourism solidarity, culture, economic development, transportation…). He has assisted a number of local authorities and partner organisations in designing and implementing online portals, mobile sites, collaborative tools and e-government procedures.
Nicolas has a DESS diploma in ICT in Regional Development (ICTDT) from the Université de Toulouse.
Consultant Digital Territories Unit
- 2016 5th edition of the enterprises' Observatory that participate in the Public Initiative Networks.
- 2016 Digital Service Economy: Multi-client study that focuses on the digital silver economy, analysis of the potentials of this segment of the growing economy. Studies upon technologies, keys actors and innovations in this sector.
Pauline is consultant at IDATE since September 2016.
She is in charge of field surveys, literature reviews as part of the technical-economic studies related to the development of high and very high bandwidth infrastructure projects of local authorities. She is also involved in the missions and studies covering the Internet of things, and the new uses and facilities related to ICT.
Pauline has a PhD in Economics from the University of Montpellier. She has also completed several MOOC (Massive Open Online Racing) dealing with the digital culture and ICT during her training.
Digital Telcos Lead analyst
15 years of work experience
- 2017 Lead analyst of Digital Telcos
- 2009-2017 Guest speaker at various conferences and seminars in Europe and beyond
- 2009 Joined DigiWorld IDATE after 6 years at NTT docomo in Tokyo
Soichi joined IDATE as a senior consultant in January 2009, and is currently the lead analyst of digital telcos.
His main area of expertise is the Internet services market, and in particular the “digital telco” perspective including the analyses of strategies employed by the various players, scenario building and forecasts. He covers a wide range of topics ranging from services (communication, social networks, video…), regulation (privacy, net neutrality, platform competition…) and business models (advertising and the use of personal data, paid solutions…) to name but few.
Soichi also has extensive experiences in speaking and presenting at conferences, such as at the OTT Forum, VoLTE Summit and the 5G World Event.
Soichi holds a Bachelor’s degree in mathematics, from the University of Nottingham in the UK.
Human Resources Department
Sabine joined IDATE DigiWorld in 2001 and is currently our Head of Human Resources and General Secretariat.
She is in charge of managing human resources (recruitment, training, forward-looking management of jobs and skills, payroll, cost monitoring, PR…) and the General Secretariat (preparing general assemblies, board meetings, etc.). Sabine is also responsible for the Institute’s office leasing. She participates periodically in Job interview simulation workshops at Montpellier’s Business School. And she recently took over management of hosting staff during the DigiWorld Summit.
Director of Studies Telecom Unit
13 years of work experience
- 2010 Study on the review of the regulation of roaming services in the EU
- 2015 Director of the Digital Executive Club Brussels
Christoph joined IDATE in 2008. He has extensive expertise in analysing regulatory matters of fixed and mobile markets. He has been in the lead for client studies for operators in Europe and Nothern Africa and has authored multiclient reports on NGA regulation and network outsourcing.
Christoph holds a Master’s degree in Economics from Maastricht University, the Netherlands.
Head of Markets & Regulation Practice
+ 30 years of work experience
- 2015 Head of Africa Practice for IDATE DigiWorld
- 2005 Cooperation with ETNO (European Telecom Network Association)
- 2001 First IDATE DigiWorld Yearbook
Didier has been with IDATE since April 1986.
In this capacity, Didier coordinates IDATE’s research and study assignements on telecom service market trends (mobile, broadband…), on the sector’s regulatory, technological and industrial issues (broadbank outlook, telecommunications investments and employment, European industry’s competitiveness…).
For more than 10 years, he has also been publishing supervisor of the annual DigiWorld Yearbook, dedicated to the digital world’s challenges.
Didier holds a post-gratuate degree from ESSEC (1982).
Head of the Wireless Practice
30 years of work experience
- 2016 ▪EURO5G (H2020) ▪METIS2 (H2020) ▪Study on the use of mmBands in 5G networks ▪eMBB developments in Europe ▪Mobile indoor coverage tools ▪MVNO for enterprise market
- 2015 ▪MNOs investments ▪3.5 GHz spectrum valuation ▪Analysis of fixed wireless access spectrum fees ▪EURO5G (H2020) ▪METIS2 (H2020)
- 2014 ▪Evolution of GSM-R for the European Railway Agency ▪WiFi strategies ▪White paper on LTE safety ▪ Promotion of mobile broadband adoption in Belgium – study for Belgian NRA ▪4-play offers in the European market ▪Sharing (Self-organized Heterogeneous Advanced RadIo Networks Generation): Celtic-Plus project ▪TD-LTE ▪ LTE Watch Service ▪Spectrum Watch service ▪Public Safety spectrum
Frédéric Pujol joined IDATE in November 1992. Frédéric coordinates mobile industry forecasting and technical-economic analysis reports; he acquired solid experience in mobile network architecture.
Frédéric holds a post-graduate degree in engineering from ISEN (Institut Supérieur d’Electronique du Nord, Lille, 1986), where he majored in Telecommunications, and from CITCOM (Centre d’Ingénierie des Technologies de la Communication, Paris, 1987), where he majored in Network Architecture.
Senior Consultant Innovation Unit
- 2016 chef de projet interne et principale contributrice pour une étude portant sur l’impact du SDN et du NFV dans l’écosystème actuel des télécoms pour le compte de Commission Européenne
- 2013 responsable et intervenante du séminaire “Future Internet networks” dans le cadre du Digiworld Summit à Montpellier. Réflexion sur les réseaux du futur avec l’introduction du SDN et de la virtualisation des réseaux avec les enjeux autour de l’Internet des objets
Tiana is a senior consultant at IDATE DigiWorld since 2005. She specifically follows carrier network infrastructure evolution with an expertise on SDN and network virtualization.She has lead major studies on those two disruptive concepts on behalf of private and public organizations. Her assignments also include the impact of the digital transformation on carrier business and on industries.
Tiana holds a post-graduate professional degree in Cable Networks, from the Université de Lille (France), and a Masters in Business Administration from the IAE de Bordeaux (France).
Head of IoT Practice
Samuel has been an IDATE DigiWorld Consultant since early 2007. His assignments involve specifically technologies expertise for IP technologies, online content distribution and delivery and content delivery networks or technical video compression technologies.
Samuel graduated from leading French engineering school the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Télécommunications de Bretagne (Telecom Engineer diploma). He holds also a master degree in Physics of Université de Bretagne-Sud and also in Politics from Sciences-Po Rennes.
Information support IDATE DigiWorld
Frédérique monitors the latest news and the markets tied to IDATE DigiWorld’s key areas of focus. She manages, maintains and enriches our digital and physical document library (research and/or procurement or reports, works, periodical subscriptions, datasets, etc.).
She establishes a monthly chronicle of telecom, internet and media sector events, monitors the sector’s players and statistical market data.
Frédérique is also responsible for monitoring national and international calls to tender in the public and private sectors which are tied to IDATE DigiWorld activities.
She also contributes to the proofreading and production of the DigiWorld Yearbook.
+25 years of work experience
- 2015 Creating the DigiWorld Future series
- 2013 Publication of the book « It’s already 2025 »
- 2011 Appointment as Deputy CEO
As Deputy CEO since 2011, Jean-Dominique is responsible for promoting IDATE DigiWorld’s expertise internationally and in charge of the Research activities. Economist found of Technologies, he is involved in numerous conferences throughout the year and the author of a prospective book “It’s already 2025″.
After obtaining a post-graduate degree from Université Paris IX-Dauphine (DEA in Management Sciences – 1986), he has collaborated with XERFI-PRECEPTA and BIPE Conseil.
Executive Assistant, Innovation Unit
Bodanka a rejoint l’IDATE en 1998. Elle est Attachée de Direction du pôle Innovation.
Elle travaille notamment sur le montage administratif des appels d’offres nationaux et internationaux. Elle intervient sur les missions de qualification de prospects et de prise de rendez-vous pour les études. Enfin, elle assure le suivi administratif du pôle (soutien logistique, édition des études multiclients, etc…).
Bodanka est titulaire d’une maîtrise de Langues Etrangères Appliquées Anglais-Italien – Option Affaires et Commerce.
Executive Assistant, Digital Territories Unit
Nathalie joined IDATE in 1988 and is currently the Digital Territories Division’s Assistant and Executive attaché.
She is in charge of the division’s administrative operations and the administration of its dossiers and reports. Nathalie is also responsible for the administrative aspects of mounting national and international tender dossiers.
Consultant Innovation Unit
4 years of work experience
- 2010 Test Engineer of medical devices (CFDA compliance test)
- 2015 Consultant IoT
- 2016 Published the first market report of IDATE in connected health domain
Hao joined IDATE DigiWorld as a consultant in 2015.
Her assignments focus on both technical and business research of emerging technologies, particularly in eHealth domain and Internet of things. Her expertise in IoT segments has been built through both in-house market research and consulting activities, covering connected healthcare, silver economy, and connected cars sectors. She also works on projects of digital transformation across verticals, including healthcare, retail and automobile.
Prior to this, Hao worked as a strategic analyst for Orange where her main areas of endeavour were the mobile payment and geo-location. She also became a qualified expert in medical devices certification at the Beijing Centre for Medical Device Quality Supervision and Testing of State Food and Drug Administration.
Hao holds a master degree in ICT Business Management from TELECOM Ecole de Management, and a Bachelor of Engineering degree from Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications in China.