Co-founder, Chairman and CEO of Pole Star SA, (France), and Pole Star USA Inc.
Christian Carle is Co-founder, Chairman and CEO of Pole Star SA, (France), and Pole Star USA Inc. subsidiary fully owned by Pole Star SA (Palo-Alto. California, USA). Christian has more than 15 years within the Industry (5 years in SME, 10 years in large industrial groups in the areas of business development, sales and marketing, as well as complex international cooperation) before the creation of Pole Star in 2002.
He founded a first start-up in 1988 before to join a large industrial group. Between 1994 and 2001 he was in charge for Thales (formerly Thomson CSF and Alcatel Space) to make the European GNSS projects (EGNOS and Galileo) a reality. He understood very soon that the satellite will not solve the issue of the “smart mobility” inside the dense urban areas. Thanks to his vision, Pole Star is today the most advanced and leading provider of Indoor positioning technology.