PIERRE-YVES DANET, Head of collaborative research – Europe, Orange Labs (France)
Pierre-Yves graduated from a high French engineer school EFREI and has joined Orange (France Telecom) in 1992 taking the responsibility of a research group on ISDN. He setup a lab on Home Automation and then move to application server research domain. In 2005, at the creation of the New European Media (NEM) European Technology platform, he was representing Orange at the steering board and has been appointed vice-chair in charge of Strategy since 2007. In 2010, he received the Senior grade of SEE (Société de l’Electricité, de l’Electronique et des Technologies de l’Information et de la Communication). Since 2013, he is in charge of collaborative research – Europe at Orange Labs. Also vice-chair of FIWARE Mundus committee which has the objective to evangelise FIWARE outside Europe. He is also leading the ETNO Research & Innovation group and represents Orange at the AIOTI. He has been recently appointed as one of the French contact point for the Next Generation Internet initiative.