Dr. Thierry Lestable is Director, heading the international IoT Business Development and Strategic Partnerships in Sagemcom Energy & Telecom SAS.
Since October 2015, Dr. Lestable is Vice-Chairman of the LoRa™ Alliance. He participated to the Launch of IoT LoRa™ Alliance, was granted the position of Vice-chair for the Strategy Committee in June 2015.
He has +20 years’ experience in the Telecom & Mobile industry, steering industrial innovation, from spark of ideas to standards, prototypes, products and systems, within Alcatel R&I, Samsung UK, and Sagemcom.
He received Engg. Degree, and Ph.D from Supélec in 1997, and 2003 respectively.
Since Sept. 2008, Dr. Lestable was in charge of Technology & Innovation within the Office of CTO in Sagemcom, working on Strategy and Roadmap (IoT, LTE, WiFi, Cloud,…), Business development, pre-sales support, product marketing, and strategic partnerships.
Dr. Lestable is author of 35+ international publications, and 20+ patents. (Editor of 1 Wiley Book on Advanced Channel Coding, co-author in 2 Wiley Books on B3G/4G systems) and is Telecom Expert for the European Commission, Eureka Cluster CELTIC, and the French National Research Agency (ANR). He was Chair of the M2M Expert Group in eMobility European Technology Platform.
Since 2010, Dr. Lestable is also teaching the IoT/M2M course in Supélec, and since 2015 in CNAM.