Pierre Carbonne


Advisor and Program Manager for Mobile Services, NFC and Smart City, French Ministry of Industry.

Ministère de l'Industrie

Pierre has been advisor and program manager for Mobile Services, NFC and SmartCity at the French Ministry of Industry since 2010. He is in charge of public funding of R&D and of large scale services deployments. He also elaborates inputs feeding French industry policy, by tracking innovation and markets’ developments.

Before that, Pierre was Head of Mobile Practice at consulting firm IDATE, for five years. His assignments included management of research projects, markets studies and strategic consultancy missions conducted on behalf of telcos, internet companies and public authorities.

Before joining IDATE, Pierre worked as an economic consultant and was employed by LBO investment fund, CLAM Private Equity, and by the financial engineering department of a prominent French bank.

Mr. Carbonne attended the HEC business school, majoring in Corporate Finance.